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Tuesday, September 13, 2011
2011 Cardinals Week 1: Five observations

By Mike Sando
ESPN.com

Five things I noticed while watching the Arizona Cardinals defeat the Carolina Panthers, 28-21, in Week 1:
I'm planning to run items similar to this one relating to most or all NFC West games each week. Late last season, I combined these into "15 little things" posts covering all division games. I'd rather break out one game at a time.

These items won't always cover the key plays. Sometimes they'll point out little things that wouldn't show up in a game story, column or box score.