ESPN: In a perfect world, playoff-bound Arizona would r...

ESPN: In a perfect world, playoff-bound Arizona would rest its
starters in the meaningless regular-season finale against Seattle
on Sunday. Cardinals starters like Kurt Warner, seen here in
November, won't be getting Sunday off as the team tries to reclaim
momentum for the playoffs. In the Cardinals' world, the starters
will play as the NFC West champions try to pull out of a late-
season tailspin. Arizona is groping for answers after dropping
four of its last 5 games, including blowouts against Minnesota and
New England in the two weeks after it clinched its first division
title in 33 seasons. The lowly Seahawks (4-11) may be just what
the Cardinals need to find themselves. "I think the most important
thing that we have to do is play well," HC Whisenhunt said after a
chilly morning practice on Friday. "So that's what we're looking
to do." Whisenhunt is the first Arizona coach to ponder a choice
between resting his players for the playoffs or trying to keep
them sharp and risk injury. The only other time Cardinals made the
playoffs, in 1998, they slipped in as a wild-card entry on the
season's final Sunday.

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