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Tales from the Tape: Doubling Marshall

Brandon Marshall (Dennis Wierzbicki/USP)

We use coach's film from last week's Cardinals-Lions matchup to show how Arizona's defense will approach Bears receiver Brandon Marshall when he's lined up in the slot.

Last week, the Arizona Cardinals snapped a nine-game losing skid by beating the Detroit Lions 38-10. The Cardinals intercepted Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford three times, returning two for scores. The focus of Arizona's defense was Detroit receiver Calvin Johnson. The Cardinals shadowed "Megatron" with cornerback Patrick Peterson on most plays, allowing the second-year defensive back to use...

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