A knee injury to QB Drew Stanton continues to slow him down in practices, but head coach Brian Polian is hopeful to have his second-string quarterback available for the Panthers. The Cardinals are a battered squad in other positions as well.
Does Arizona have enough in the tank to make a deep run and play in its second Super Bowl in franchise history? It looks sketchy at best, but this is why you play the games. Arizona has a tough road to travel to get to the Super Bowl, but it is pointless to worry about that for now. For now, it is all about beating Carolina.
Every NFL team creates their own draft board in advance of the big event — and apparently Dez Bryant has created one as well. What’s surprising to many is who Dez has at the very top of his.
LSU has dismissed Heisman Trophy finalist Tyrann Mathieu from its football program for violating school and team rules.
Stanford’s Andrew Luck is returning to New York as a Heisman Trophy finalist, just not as the favorite. That distinction belongs to Baylor’s Robert Griffin III.