Cardinals finding ways to win tight games

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Associated Press

Posted on October 2, 2012 at 7:00 AM

Updated Tuesday, Oct 2 at 7:01 AM

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals' late run last season wasn't met with much enthusiasm. A team long out of the playoff picture winning a few games isn't exactly an attention grabber.

An eke-it-out win over Seattle in this season's opener didn't do much to sway opinions and even a road win over New England was viewed as more of a slipup by the Patriots than evidence of Arizona's rise to prominence.

The perception of the Cardinals started to change when they beat up Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles last week, and was solidified with their comeback victory over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.

Face it, this is no longer a team on a good run. The Cardinals are a good team.

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