Nevada officials reach out to Dbacks on potential


first_img Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Sunday’s 19-13win over the Rams will do a lot to lift the team’s spiritsand get them to believe in what they’re doing. It’s a good thing they feel better about themselves,because next week’s opponent is just a little better thanthe one the team just beat.“This week’s going to be a stiff challenge for our guys,”Whisenhunt said of facing the Philadelphia Eagles. “We’vegot to play disciplined defense, we’ve got to play goodoffense. Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away Top Stories Comments   Share   D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ The Cardinals are hoping, at least in Kolb’s case, that hecan also help the team on the field. The QB missedSunday’s game against the Rams with a turf toe injury, andWhisenhunt said he’s not sure if his starter will returnfor the next game.“It sounds cliché but we just have to see how itprogresses,” he said. “It’s a very painful injury,something that’s very difficult – especially for aquarterback – to be able to drop and push off of, run outof the pocket, escape things.“He made a lot of progress last week; hopefully he’ll dothe same this week.”Arizona Sports’ Kyndra de St. Aubin contributed to thisreport “We’ve got to move the ball.”The coach did say he’s much happier planning for the nextgame after a win, so at least the team’s mood will be upthis week. However, heading on an East coast trip presentsits own set of challenges, as the Cardinals have struggledin such games. “We felt like we made this trip a week ago to play a verygood team in Baltimore,” Whisenhunt said, “and we handledthat pretty well.”That, Whisenhunt said, should help them this week as theyprepare to head to the City of Brotherly Love to play anEagles team that seems to have found itself and is finallyplaying up to expectations. Of course, those expectationsare that of a Super Bowl contender, and the team will lookfor any edge it can get.“Having played them before and from knowing a lot of theirplayers, they’ve got some talented football players,”Whisenhunt said. “I know Coach Reid is an outstandingfootball coach and they do a nice job.”So, the Cardinals will turn to a couple of guys who playedfor the Eagles last year for a little guidance.“Anything that we can get from Stewart [Bradley]…and Kevin[Kolb] as well, we’ll certainly use to try to help us.” What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinkelast_img