Three Reasons for and Against a Cardinals First Round Victory

Greg EspositoContributor IIJanuary 5, 2010

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 03:  Head coach Ken Whisenhunt of the Arizona Cardinals greets Mike McCarthy of the Green Bay Packers following the NFL game at the Universtity of Phoenix Stadium on January 3, 2010 in Glendale, Arizona. The Packers defeated the Cardinals 33-7.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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It’s Monday and predictions for Sunday’s game is reserved for a later date. With that said, it’s never too early to do some good old fashion fence sitting and state why the Cardinals can win or lose their opening round game against the Green Bay Packers.

Reasons for a Cardinals Win Sunday

  1. It’s tough to beat a team three times in one season
  2. The Cardinals didn’t have anything to play for in the first two games
  3. Backups turned over the ball

Reasons Against a Cardinals Win Sunday

  1. The Packers scored a combine 64 points first half points
  2. The Packers are 7-1 in their last 8 games
  3. Aaron Rodgers and Injuries