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Notes from Cardinals Week 1 win over Panthers
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Notes from Cardinals Week 1 win over Panthers

K/O to CAR…ret to 20…holding

CAR ball -7

Williams middle run…Lennon blew it up…+3

Playfake…deep out to Smith +14

Williams…Campbell shed block to make tackle…+2

Dockett collapsed outside…Newton stepped into D-Wash…-12

3rd & 14…INC…loud crowd…A-Dub in coverage

Punt…OPP to -46

AZ ball 12:27 0-0 1st Q

Wells middle…Hadnot trap block to open hole…+9

Heap underneath after clear out…+20

Sack…what was Colledge doing? He knocked Johnson into Kolb and away from Levi

LSH…cut-back…+8

Playfake…Wells picked up blitz with a great block…perfectly timed throw to Doucett…+16

Wells explosion through middle of the line…Colledge blocked a DL & slid off block to knock off a LB…Wells ran hard…TD

7-0 8:45 1st Q

K/O ret…TB

Williams left side…Callais held ground vs block but driven back by Williams…+4

A-Dub blitz…read the run after he got into backfield…-1

Steve Smith TD…completely alone down left sideline…Rhodes standing by himself…OPP blitzed…looked like A-Dub had over-the-top responsibility

7-7 7:11 1st Q

KO…TB…boring

Wells…Ooh, bad hold on Sendlein…-10

INC…terrible pass…Kolb stared down Sampson…almost INT

Sack…Levi destroyed again…fumble…Colledge saved Levi’s bacon

Delay…bad series…never mind…T/O AZ

Flip to Wells…just gave punt room

Punt…great hang time…+49… CAR block in back v RJ

CAR ball -30…7-7…4:59 1st Q

Dockett called FS on TE…nice play…-5

Roll-out to Smith…+5

Newton…keeper…Schofield all over it…-5

Dockett near sack…wobbly pass and drop to Olson…dropped…INC

Punt…fair catch…+45

AZ ball -25…7-7…3:27 1st Q

Wells…0…Sherman & Levi pushed into running lane

Wells middle…Sherman & Sendlein great seal…+11

Wells…0…Sherman pushed right into Wells…Sherman’s 1/3

Sherman in the flat…+6

INC…threw it behind Fitz…PBP Rosen called him Larry Johnson…Keith not on line of scrimmage

Punt…+42…LSH amazing coverage…0 ret

CAR ball -17…7-7…:48 1st Q

Playfake…Naanee deep slant…no coverage

Playfake…loads of time…forced draw…+3

End of 1

FS…-5

Forced roll-out…excellent patience from Newton…OPP gave way too much room…Lafell wide open…+24

Newton…INC…dropped by LaFell…still all day to throw

Stewart…right side B gap…A-Dub scared to get in on hit…+12

Stewart…great play by A-Dub…came on blitz and wheeled back after diagnosing run…-1

Coverage sack…Rhodes on delay…-6

INC…Newton over threw covered receiver

Punt…great fake by OPP to call fair catch at 15 as ball bounced into end zone

AZ ball -20…7-7…12:10 2nd Q

Playfake…Heap up the seam v cover 2…+20

Wells…off RT…good gain but game is going too fast Sherman…+6

Wells left A gap…Hadnot pulls through hole…+6…excellent seal from Sendlein & Colledge

Playfake…gobs of time…Roberts…perfect patience to come underneath…+17

Wells off RT…Hadnot around Keith for kick-out…great Hadnot block…+6

LSH…nothing…Heap got completely blown up

Shotgun…flare’s underneath 2 WR’s…great pattern and play…+19

LSH gets stuffed after catch…+2

Wells drops pitch…CAR ball…perfect pitch…perfect play call…the entire left side was totally walled off and Wells looked up to check the blockers

CAR ball -12…7-7…7:08

Stewart…Wash thru 2 blocks

Stewart…huge gain…never mind… holding…thought Campbell got destroyed but ref thought it was a hold…AZ got lucky…-10

Newton little roll…got the penalty back…+6…LaFell…good tackle from Jefferson

Newton forced roll out…couldn’t get away…small gain

Punt…+56…OPP +9

AZ ball…7-7…-39…4:19 2nd Q

Misdirection Wells…King good push…Wells looks so good when he doesn’t fumble…+5

Roberts underneath…Johnson dropped back in coverage and got Roberts before he turned upfield…+2

Wells toss right…Keith and Fitz with blocks…+22

LSH…off LT but Keith blown up so bad his man made tckl…+2

Playfake…Kolb time…perfect post corner…+22

2 min warning

Kolb under pressure…threw it away…INC

Wells…play happened so fast I couldn’t see where the tacklers even came from… PF Roberts crack-back…-15

5 yd out to Fitz

Wells screen…Beason completely read play and blew it up

FG…35 yd…miss…hooked it

CAR ball -35…7-7…1:03 2nd Q

Newton forced roll-out…+10

Dump to Williams…+7

Newton got crunched by Marshall…INT by D-Wash… roughing the passer…nice league if that’s roughing…I don’t want to watch much football

Good dump to Stewart for 15

TD perfect throw on out & go route to Smith…Peterson slow to react

CAR 14-7

3rd Q

KO…TB

INC…Fitz didn’t slant?…hate to say he ran a bad route but that’s what it looked like

Wells off RT…good block from Sherman but King was blown up…+2

Kolb pressured off both DE’s…CAR only brought 3 and got pressure from 2…Brown and Keith were major problems…forced to check down to Wells…+2

Punt…+52…10 yd ret

CAR ball -34…CAR 14-7…13:30 3rd Q

Campbell shot through the middle…Stewart around left side…no one’s there…+12

Playfake…good pressure on Newton…deep pass INC…what the hell…called a catch even though ref had his back to the play…AZ challenges…it is INC

Williams middle…Dockett shed block well…+2

Blitz picked up…Newton destroyed Porter to find TE…+12

Stewart right B gap…Dockett got tackled…good hit from Rhodes stepping in… ref saw the hold…-10

INT…D-Wash again…cut inside of Smith…Newton with the tackle

AZ ball +48…CAR 14-7…10:52 3rd Q

Playfake…Keith absolutely destroyed…Kolb forced roll…WOW…King TD…how did he get that open?

14-14…10:40 3rd Q

Williams…nothing…Dan Williams stood up 2 blockers

Williams…Dan Williams again…where has that been?…-2

Newton read the blitz…LaFell caught high throw…great route

Stewart…Holliday textbook…shed blocker…+2

Newton…deep slant…TE split wide… great throw from Newton…+22

Newton…deep drop…looked left and pumped then came back to Olsen on right side…big time QB play…Rhodes eaten alive

AZ TO

Newton fake the sweep…middle 1 yd…

Shotgun Newton over the top…TD…CAR 21-14…5:49 3rd Q

LSH 33 yd ret

AZ ball -41…CAR 21-14…5:41 3rd Q

Playfake boot…too much pressure on Kolb from Davis…INC

Wells middle…where’s the facemask?…+4

FS…Heap

Kolb forced to roll because of Keith…INC… illegal contact…+5

Wells misdirection…LBs filled behind initial push…+1

Roll-out…Kolb wanted to go deep and over-looked an open Wells…INC

INC…Fitz quick slant…should have been PI

Punt…LSH…great tackle…looks like he hurt his shoulder…+37

CAR ball -20…CAR 21-14…3:25 3rd Q

Stewart…Carter all over it…-3

Blitz picked up…Shockey deep out…PP’s hips looked slow…+11

Newton…Olsen deep out…TEs killing the defense…Newton’s torching them…+12

Williams through left side…no LBs…unbalanced…+8

Williams…Lenon and D-Wash read play well…+1

Williams around RT…Dockett completely destroyed…+5

End of 3rd

Stewart…D-line getting pushed back…unbalanced line…+6

Stewart left…Porter beat TE and forced play inside to D-Wash…-1

Blitz…Smith hot read on slant…over-thrown…INC

Coverage sack…D-Wash & Schofield…great OPP coverage on Smith

Punt…+30…fair catch

AZ ball -10…CAR 21-14…13:01 4th Q

Wells around RT…G pulls around…not blocked great but good enough…+4

Underneath to King…+13

Playfake boot…Wells stopped a sack…bad throw to Fitz…never saw D-Lineman in coverage…almost INT…INC

Near sack…forced roll-out…dump to Wells…+3

Empty…blitz…Doucett hot read…TD…great recognition from Kolb

21-21…10:48 4th Q

KO ret…+31

CAR ball -26…10:41

Delayed blitz…Newton reads it to Smith…+16

WR screen to Smith…D-Wash great hustle to get back from blitz…+8…Wash hurt on the play

Williams…no D-line penetration…+5

…FS -5

INC…tipped pass…where’s the flag?…Haggans had a hand under his facemask from the the RT

Shotgun…quick out to Smith v OPP…+5

Blitz…forced scramble…Marshall sack

Punt…HA…ARE YOU DOWN WITH OPP!!! TD…don’t celebrate until you get in…no more high stepping

AZ 28-21…CAR ball -20…7:15 4th Q

Newton…playfake…Porter not tough enough to get him down…INC

Playfake…plenty of time…Shockey square out pattern

INC…Campbell forced Newton roll-out…pass behind Olsen…INC

Brought 4…Dockett missed screen…bad tackle…Campbell saved his bacon…-1

Blitz…Newton steps up to run and tripped by Eason…+2

Punt…+53…no ret

AZ ball -11…AZ 28-21…5:01 4th Q

Wells around left side…Hadnot very slow on the pull and screwed up the whole play…+1

Wells counter trey…Keith tripped up and gets in the way…+3

Fitz in single coverage…perfect 9 route…excellent throw before safety can get there…big 3rd down conversion…+33

Wells…dancing again like last year instead of hitting hole…+2

CAR TO

Wells…forced to cut back away from blocks…smart move to go down and not go out-of-bounds…+2

CAR TO…it’s amazing…Rivera is the first coach to figure out to use your time-outs on defense before the 2-minute warning

Kolb forced out of pocket because Levi is happy to get a pay-check…INC

Punt…+30…no ret

CAR ball -17…AZ 28-21…2:20 4TH q

Newton underneath to Olsen…+11

LaFell beyond CB but in front of S…bad coverage…+27

Forced roll-out…Newton out-of-bounds…+1

Blitz picked up…Smith…easily open in front of safeties… Haggans PF…supposed to not call that

Great pass on wheel route…dropped…INC

Had Naanee in the end zone and over threw him

Marshall all over Naanee…great coverage…INC

Porter offsides…pass out-of-bounds

LENON…perfect tackle…how did Lennon find his man through the confusion

Game winner