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Can the Cardinals Mirror the Bolts?

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The Cardinals visions of transforming to an attacking 3-4 defense are coming to fruition. The Cardinals' scheme will emulate that of the Chargers, with a with key differences. Comparing the young Cards to the proven Chargers is a good way to gauge Arizona's progress. does exactly that, with the help of some Cardinals coaches.

There will be many similarities between the 3-4 defenses in San Diego and Arizona, and it is not a matter of coincidence. Ken Whisenhunt studied the 3-4 scheme under Bill Cowher, who learned it from Marty Schottenheimer. It was Schottenheimer who first installed the scheme in San Diego back in 2004. Let's take a closer look at how the two defenses match up. Chargers Projected LDE: Igor... Recommended Stories

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