Arizona Cardinals: 3 players with time running short

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GLENDALE, AZ – SEPTEMBER 30: Linebacker Deone Bucannon #20 of the Arizona Cardinals tackles tight end Nick Vannett #81 of the Seattle Seahawks during the third quarter at State Farm Stadium on September 30, 2018 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

The Arizona Cardinals have been nothing short of a disaster since the start of the season with some whose time in the desert could be coming to an end soon

It was pretty bad on Thursday night for the Arizona Cardinals.  We all know that.  However there are three players who appear to be running short of time with the team based on season performance so far.

These guys, for whatever reason, aren’t doing their part and really have become more of a detriment to the team rather than a resource.  They are all likeable guys but just not getting it done.

Deone Bucannon

For whatever reason, Bucannon has gone from the penthouse to the outhouse very quick.  He’s not able to even get himself on the field for the most part.

Is that a product of his ability or a product of the system he is in?  It may be a product of both situations.

Bucannon was drafted as a safety.  He is built more like a linebacker but isn’t quite big enough for a protoypical linebacker.  So they created a position for him, moneybacker.

Now you see more teams going with that position, but that doesn’t fit what head coach Steve Wilks is trying to do.  So why not adapt to what the players can do?

Well, because we’ve seen that’s not how this coaching staff rolls.  They are stubborn enough to stay with the scheme they want to run.  Bucannon could be a victim of that.

So much so that now he has been involved in trade rumors.  If the Cardinals don’t want him, someone just might.  I truly believe there is a place for him in this league.

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