Sundays 237 loss to the San Fransisco 49ers was

first_imgSunday’s 23-7 loss to the San Fransisco 49ers was a quick,swift kick back to reality for the Arizona Cardinals. During the Cardinals six-game losing streak head coach KenWhisenhunt stressed giving the players time to learn thenew schemes. He said it was difficult for a newquarterback to learn a new system. The six-game losingstreak was about growing and maturing as a team.Then the Cardinals won two in a row, including a surprisevictory in Philadelphia, and people started to believethat the team was finally turning the corner andWhisenhunt’s words were having some effect. D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation Top Stories 0 Comments   Share   center_img What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Whisenhunt was back to his old sayings on Arizona Sports620’s Doug and Wolf.“Defensively we have to continue to grow,” Whisehunt said.“We didn’t play as well against St. Louis defensively lasttime but we’ve made strides over the last couple of weeksin growing up as a defense.”If the Cardinals don’t beat the Rams on Sunday, that two-game winning streak will look more like a fluke than asign of improvement. “We have to do a better job coverage-wise in the secondarythis week than we did,” Whisenhunt said. “We didn’t have agreat week, coverage-wise, against San Fransisco, we hadsome technique breakdowns and that’s an area we have toimprove.”Technique breakdowns happen because the players are eithernot good enough or they are under-prepared. The loss to the 49ers reminded people that these Cardinalsstill have a long way to go. If they can’t bounce backsuccessfully, count on Whisenhunt’s hot seat to get alittle warmer. Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right awaylast_img read more

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