Tyrann Mathieu Will Help Arizona Cardinals Challenge in NFC West

August 17, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There was no question that the Arizona Cardinals took a huge risk selecting former LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu in the third round of the 2013 NFL draft, but team hopes the strides he has made translate to on-field success.
With the news that he will start Saturday night against the Dallas Cowboys, per Darren Urban of the Cardinals’ official website, it looks like the risk is already beginning to pay off as Arizona challenges in the tough NFC West division.
Cardinals’ defensive lineman Frostee Rucker told Urban about the changes he has seen in Mathieu and how teammates are helping him understand what the NFL is all about:
We've all been through our ups and downs in life. It just caught my eye the way he took grasp of his situation. The one thing you have to do, first and foremost, is prove to yourself you can be a professional. He's shown that and proved to the rest of the guys in the locker room that we can count on him. This is a grown man's sport. People ...

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