How losing Washington impacts Arizona 

July, 13, 2014
Jul 13
12:49
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The year-long suspension to Arizona's Pro Bowl linebacker Daryl Washington for a repeat violation of the league's substance abuse policy is a big blow to the Cardinals defense.

Throw in the free agent departure of fellow inside linebacker Carlos Dansby, and Arizona's daunting schedule in 2014, and there's reason to be concerned.

Here's how losing Washington, in particular, will change what the Cardinals can do on D.