TEMPE  — Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said

center_img “We’re definitely not taking this team lightly, but this is the type of team you can’t take lightly.”– Receiver John Brown appeared on the injury report this week with a shoulder injury, but he said it is something he has dealt with ever since college that just got re-aggravated last Sunday against the 49ers.-If the Cardinals rush for at least 115 yards this week it will be the first time since 1988 they reached that mark in each of the first four games of a season.-Larry Fitzgerald is one touchdown catch Sunday away from tying a franchise record for TD catches in the first four games of a season. Of course, that would also mean he would set a franchise record with two TD grabs against the Rams.-If he throws two touchdown passes Sunday Palmer will tie Charley Johnson for the most TD  passes through four games in franchise history. He would also become the first player in team history to toss multiple TD strikes in each of the season’s first four games. And with a victory, Palmer would become the first Cardinals QB to win 10 consecutive starts since Ray Mallouf, who reached that mark in 1948. “And it’s going to be a hell of a challenge.”Right tackle Bobby Massie, who called the Rams’ D-line one of the best in the league, said the Rams’ line is so good because “each guy can do a lot of different things.”Along with their talent alone, the Rams present an interesting dynamic for an offensive line that has allowed just one sack this season. With defensive coordinator Gregg Williams calling the shots, St. Louis has a penetrating 4-3 style that the Cardinals have not yet faced this season.Arians said it will be a “totally different challenge” for his team.So, how do the Cardinals handle it?“There are a lot of things,” Palmer said. “Communication is probably the most important thing. Fundamentals and footwork and hand placement and timing and all those things, getting the ball out quick. Seeing the hots and sights and making the right adjustments. There are a number of things that you have to do.”Much of it will fall on the offensive line, yes. The running game, too, will play a role in slowing down the Rams’ ferocious rush. And the receivers? Well, they know their quarterback may not have all day to throw. Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer (3) is hit by St. Louis Rams free safety Rodney McLeod during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Top Stories Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img

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