Last season: 9-7, second. Lost divisional playoff game at Minnesota, 41-21.
Coach: Vince Tobin (20-28), fourth season with Cardinals.
Strength of schedule: Tie for fourth.
Starting quarterback: Jake Plummer (12-13).
Best move: Drafting WR David Boston and OT L.J. Shelton with first-round picks, further enhancing Plummer's passing game. Not signing Shelton early negated that move, however.
Toughest call: Letting OT Lomas Brown, LB Jamir Miller and FB Larry Centers go in free agency for salary-cap considerations. All three were leaders on the team and the void will not easily be filled.
Pressure's on: Plummer after his...