The Cardinals slow 14 start on the heels of last


first_imgThe Cardinals’ slow 1-4 start on the heels of last year’s5-11 season has fans starting to question head coach KenWhisenhunt. However, starting wideout Larry Fitzgerald believes theteam’s struggles aren’t Whisenhunt’s fault. “I think coach Whisenhunt is taking to much of a bad wrapfor things that have happened this season,” Fitzgeraldsaid. “At the end of the day he’s not catching any passes,he’s not making any blocks he’s not tackling anybody. Theonus has to fall on the players and right now the playersare not getting it done so we have to be able to get outthere and execute better.” Comments   Share   Top Stories What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocationcenter_img D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away Fitzgerald knows the team, himself included, hasn’tperformed well this season. The pro bowler has compiled427 yards and only two touchdowns, and he’s been kept outof the end zone the last two games.“I just know that the men in this room, we have resolve wehave ultimate confidence in our abilities,” Fitzgeraldsaid, “but we haven’t performed to the level were capableof playing yet.” The Cardinals aren’t performing horribly, ranking in themiddle of the pack in offense and defense, but the teamknows they have to get better to be a playoff team. Fitzgerald and the Cardinals will get a chance to improveon the rankings Sunday against the Steelers, Fitz says theteam has to take the game one play at a time. “We just got to get going in the right direction, put acouple good plays together, put a couple good seriestogether, put a couple good quarters and you know put agood game together,” Fitzgerald said. “That’s how ithappens one play at a time and we have got to take it thatway.” last_img

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