Arizona Cardinals vs Seattle Seahawks: TV/radio, preview, prediction

GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 23: Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald #11 of the Arizona Cardinals runs with the football after a reception against the Seattle Seahawks during the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on October 23, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals and Seahawks tied 6-6. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 23: Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald #11 of the Arizona Cardinals runs with the football after a reception against the Seattle Seahawks during the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on October 23, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals and Seahawks tied 6-6. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) /
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GLENDALE, AZ – OCTOBER 23: Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson #3 drops back to make a pass in the first half of the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium on October 23, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)
GLENDALE, AZ – OCTOBER 23: Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson #3 drops back to make a pass in the first half of the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium on October 23, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images) /

Key injuries

The Cardinals have two players listed as questionable for Thursday night’s game. Receivers Brittan Golden and Chad Williams were both limited in practice this week.  Williams will likely be inactive either way.

Safety Budda Baker, a star on special teams this past Sunday, was limited on Monday but practiced in full the rest of the week.  Still it is something to keep your eye on.

As for the Seahawks, besides Thomas, they list four other players as questionable for Thursday night.  They include receiver Paul Richardson and defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson. Cornerback Richard Sherman and linebacker D.J. Alexander also are listed as questionable.

Prediction

The Cardinals have their work cut out for them on Thursday night.  They will either likely be forced to give the ball more to Kerwynn Williams and Andre Ellington to spell Peterson, throw the ball more, or both.

What they can’t do is become too predictable in their game plan.  If the Seahawks fall early, they usually can adjust.  For the Cardinals, they are still learning how to adjust when mistakes are made.

The Seahawks have not lost in Arizona since Wilson’s first ever game in 2012.  Since then they are 3-0-1.  One of those wins was in 2013 on Thursday Night Football.

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Certainly it helps that the Cardinals are at home.  These Seahawks have had their challenges as well.  They usually play their best though when people believe they are down.

Seahawks 24 Cardinals 12

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