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Norse Code Podcast Episode 107: Cardinals Preview with Guest Blake Murphy

See why a former scouting intern and current Cardinals fan is not as pessimistic as Vikings fans seem to be when it comes to the Cardinals matchup, as well as hear some great stuff about how the team was built.

Forget Sunday! Remember Thursday! Long live Mike Zimmer! We preview the Cardinals game and take on what might be the most anxiously anticipated game outside of the Packers when it comes to Vikings fans and their collective neuroses.

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Episode Notes:

  • There's a great piece here on SI about the Arizona Cardinals' offense by Doug Farrar. He's always worth a read.
  • There's a decent piece here on Palmer's specific fit in the offense that goes beyond "big arm" and goes into his experience and the system around him.
  • While the defense has changed the name and numbering of their fronts, the scheme is not too different from the Bowles defense, which was excellently written up here.
  • has a pretty great Film Room section on their site, and they did a few of Tyrann Mathieu. Here's one on a pick-six and one on him defending the run

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