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<b><u>Arizona Cardinals</u></b> <br> Although it probably doesn't look like the case from far away, receiver Karl Williams will probably be a factor in the club's passing game. Because they will run mostly out of three receiver sets, Williams will be on the field plenty.

Minnesota Vikings
With second-year back Onterrio Smith's suspension on hold, the give him plenty of work on Sunday against Dallas. He should see a majority of the carries with veteran back Moe Williams handling most passing situations.

Philadelphia Eagles
Look for them to pressure Giants' quarterback Kurt Warner all game. Although most feel that defensive coordinator Jim Johnson will blitz often, those close to the situation believe that the Eagle ends could must enough pressure against the Giants offensive line without needing help from blitzers behind them.

New Orleans Saints
Despite miss a late of game action in the final weeks of pre-season, quarterback Aaron Brooks had a strong week of practice and looked to be recovered from the quad injury that he suffered last month.

New England Patriots
When the Colts run back Edgerrin James 30 times against the Patriots on Thursday, it became increasingly clear that teams will be able to run well without the presence of veteran tackle Ted Washington. Keith Traylor didn't provide enough run support and it's clear that this will be an area of emphasis for teams to exploit the Patriots with this season.

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