30 May 2014
Well, this is as big as the Cowboys losing Sean Lee to a torn ACL. Arizona inside linebacker Daryl Washington will miss the entire season, suspended due to the league's substance abuse policy. That's actually a little bit of a surprise, if only because it seemed a more likely reason for the suspension was Washington's recent plea bargain for an assault charge. (Beating up your ex-girlfriend is not a good thing.) The Cardinals may need to scramble now for veterans to play next to Kevin Minter. They signed Larry Foote, but otherwise the depth chart at inside linebacker is all UDFAs in their first or second seasons.
23 comments, Last at 04 Jun 2014, 4:33pm by LionInAZ
The Bucs' rookie made a lot of big plays last year, but he'll need to cut down on turnovers and sloppy throws to live up to his draft status.