Top Stories “So now I believe we have at least two quarterbacks that can sustain this offense, that understand this offense. If you don’t turn over the ball when you have backup quarterbacks and play good defense, you have a pretty good opportunity to win the ball game.”Jinx?The team has already used three different quarterbacks this season. The team’s starter, Carson Palmer, has been out since Week 1 while dealing with a nerve injury in his right shoulder, and once backup Drew Stanton suffered a concussion in the third quarter of the last Sunday’s loss, the reins were handed over to rookie Logan Thomas. TEMPE, Ariz. — A couple of weeks ago, ahead of the Arizona Cardinals’ visit to Denver, cornerback Patrick Peterson answered a question about the difference in the team’s start this season (3-0) with the one it had in 2012 (4-0), because, as we all know, things went very, very south from there a couple years ago.“Hell, we played with five different quarterbacks, and this league is predicated off quarterback play,” he said. “And when you can’t get solid play with a quarterback, it’s going to be pretty hard winning ball games. We started off 4-0, and after Kevin Kolb got hurt, that’s when it all went downhill from there. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires 0 Comments Share Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact
Powerful health-care interests worried that a Democratic “blue wave” could give new energy to single-payer health-care legislation have created a new group to take on the issue. The formation of the Partnership for America’s Health Care Future is a sign of the health-care industry’s alarm over growing support for a single payer health-care law within the Democratic Party. (Sullivan, 8/10) This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription. The Hill: Fearing ‘Blue Wave,’ Drug, Insurance Companies Build Single-Payer Defense Powerful Health Care Players Gear Up To Push Back Against Single-Payer In Case ‘Blue Wave’ Hits Hard Industry players who usually don’t work together are bonding over the potential push for a single-payer system, which has become a litmus test among progressive Democrats.