Week 3 NFL Picks: Why Arizona Cardinals Are This Week’s Upset Special

September 22, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If you're looking for signs that the Mayans were right about 2012 being the year of the apocalypse, then you need look no further than the Valley of the Sun.
Weren't the Mayans sun worshippers? I may actually be on to something there.
Anyway, I digress. One of the NFL's showcase games this week is one of the contests you'd least have expected to be, as the 2-0 Philadelphia Eagles travel to face the 2-0 Arizona Cardinals.
That's right, the 2-0 Arizona Cardinals.
Neither team has exactly racked up style points getting to 2-0, but both teams enter this week's matchup fresh off big wins against participants in last year's AFC title game.
The Eagles earned their second one-point win of the season in an incredibly chippy game with the Baltimore Ravens last week, while the Cardinals traveled to Foxboro and shocked the National Football League by downing the New England Patriots, 20-18.
The Philadelphia Eagles were expected to be contenders in the NFC East this se...

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