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Cards on Pace to Finish Defensive Transition

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The Cardinals' transition to the 3-4 scheme was not easy, but it was necessary under last season's grim circumstances. One Cardinals coach gave's Michael Lombardo the inside scoop on what lies ahead for the Arizona defense.

With a year of preparation and practice under their belt, the Cardinal's will finalize their transition to the 3-4 defense in 2008. The coaching staff was hesitant to implement the schematic change too abruptly, but the coaches believe that a second-year transition will be much more efficient. The Cardinals version of the 3-4 will be tailored to the team's personnel with a modernized twist... Recommended Stories

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