If you ever find yourself wondering if the preseason means anything, just ask the players on the roster who are fighting for their NFL dream or those fighting to move up the depth chart. They’ll tell you these games mean a whole lot.
In order to get a bead on what the Cardinals are sending out there to give these Raiders hopefuls a good battle, I spoke with someone who covers them every day and knows them best.
1. How much will we see of the first team offense and defense?
The Cardinals will play their starters only 10-15 snaps in this game, however there are questions: Carson Palmer hasn’t thrown since Tuesday, he’s had Wednesday and Thursday off, is that to get him those 10-15 snaps and get him out of the game? Will he play if D.J.