Commentary

Switch to 3-4 could propel Cards to playoffs

If the Arizona Cardinals claim their first playoff berth since 1998, the switch to the 3-4 defense may be a big reason why, Len Pasquarelli writes in Tip Sheet notes.

Originally Published: October 12, 2007
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com
If the Arizona Cardinals claim their first playoff berth since 1998, historians might someday look back at the switch made by first-year head coach Ken Whisenhunt as the catalyst for the usually woebegone franchise's success.

No, we're not referring to Whisenhunt's approach in using quarterback Kurt Warner as the engineer for his no-huddle package.

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