Coach Ken Whisenhunt just spoke, so a quick update before I head to talk to the players:
— On the injury front, WR Anquan Boldin will be a wait-and-see after reinjuring his right ankle. Whisenhunt did say he will have to seriously consider other options though, which I assume would mean using Early Doucet.
— DE Darnell Dockett hurt his ankle in the game, but played again and I’d guess he won’t miss any time. RB Jason Wright actually dislocated his right thumb — to the point where bone was showing through the skin — but the guy actually got it stiched up and went back in to play. Yikes.
— He said the Cards will try to force the issue a bit more with downfield plays. I’m sure that will make many fans happy, although that doesn’t guarantee they will have success with it. They were going to do it on the very first play Sunday but the Panthers came out in a defense that forced a dump-down pass to Tim Hightower. That’s always a possibility.
— Again Whisenhunt wasn’t down at all on Kurt Warner. He emphasized Warner made multiple good plays yesterday and reiterated how many of the turnovers were on tipped balls. He said that while the Panthers made a nice play on the hit on Jerheme Urban to pop the ball loose, he wanted to see Urban hang on to that ball, noting Steve Breaston made a similar catch-while-hit earlier.
Tags: Anquan Boldin, Darnell Dockett, Early Doucet, Jason Wright, Tim Hightower
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