A common neighborhood and an imprisoned father were the bonds that forged a relationship between running back Ryan Williams and Kansas City Chiefs GM Scott Pioli. But Pioli is certain it was more than that. He believes it was fate, Darren Urban of azcardinals.com skillfully wrote.

What do the Cardinals coaches want to see in the team’s second preseason game on Friday against Kansas City? Progress, that’s all, and that includes quarterback Kevin Kolb -- if he plays, Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic wrote.

Tackling tops the list of five things to watch against the Chiefs, Somers wrote.

How good can the Cardinals defense be this season? Safety Adrian Wilson says 10 times better. Defensive coordinator Ray Horton thinks it can be a top-10 defense. But defensive tackle Darnell Dockett says the unit had better stay humble, because last season’s terrific finish and all the media accolades “don't mean anything.”


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