first_img Comments   Share   Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away “It’s intense,” quarterback John Skelton said of therivalry. “It’s probably as good as anyone in football.”The 49ers are 8-1 and running away with the NFC Westdivision. The Cardinals have been playing good football asof late, winning their past two after a six-game losingstreak. “It’s going to be a true challenge for us, they’re playinggreat football,” wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald said,“arguably the best team in the game right now, so we knowwhat we have in front of us.”The Cardinals are confident they can end the 49ers seven-game winning streak if they stick to the game plan.“It’s going to be very critical that we go intoCandlestick and pay attention to details, win the one onone battles, and if we do those things and continuepreparing out here Wednesday through Saturday I believe wehave a pretty good chance to win,” rookie cornerbackPatrick Peterson said. Top Stories center_img What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke The Cardinals have won two games in a row but the pastfour games against the San Fransisco 49ers have resultedin a loss.“They’ve had success against us the last couple of yearsand that’s hard with your pride,” head coach KenWhisenhunt said. “There is no question that our guys wantto go in and play well against them.”The rivalry between the two teams is as high as ever,despite San Fransisco’s recent dominance. D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’last_img