Cardinals counting on veterans to turn defense around

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Cardinals counting on veterans to turn defense around
Cardinals counting on veterans to turn defense around

The Arizona Cardinals have gotten younger on offense. They are relying on veterans on defense. Five players have worked with defensive coordinator Vance Joseph on previous teams. Of their projected starters, Terrell Suggs, Corey Peters and Robert Alford are at least 30 years old. If Tramaine Brock ends up starting at cornerback in Peterson's place, he will be a fourth. Only two projected base defense starters are on rookie contracts (safety Budda Baker and linebacker Haason Reddick) in their first four seasons in the league. If you include the nickel corner, which is expected to be second-round pick Byron Murphy, that makes only three starters with fewer than four years experience. Based on the

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