Arizona Cardinals Start Preseason With 19-16 Comeback Win Over Texans

August 15, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

    All that matters is the final score right? If you believe that, then you were pleased that the Cardinals came from a 16-0 deficit in the fourth quarter to win 19-16 in their first preseason game at University of Phoenix Stadium against the Houston Texans.
    But if you looked deeper in the microscope, you wondered if this was a precursor to the season.  A sloppy game on most counts made this a little hard to watch, but the Cardinals managed to pull it out. And 1-0 looks better than 0-1 in the standings. Even in the preseason.
    Matt Leinart was 6-7 for 49 yards, but those stats are a bit misleading. His throws were short with the exception of the one that almost got Fitzgerald killed.  He mishandled a hand-off to Tim Hightower that lead to a fumble, and he was sacked twice. Whisenhunt said that it's "hard to really judge Matt because we didn't do a whole lot to help him." That's mostly true but Matt never lo...

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