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The Love, Loss and Survival of an NBA Player
BY CHRIS BALLARD
HOW HAS ARIZONA GONE 8--1?
BY OVERCOMING A RAVAGED ROSTER AND RELYING ON THE NEXT MAN UP
BY AUSTIN MURPHY
Cardinals wideout JOHN BROWN hauled in this 48-yard pass from Drew Stanton in the fourth quarter to give the Cardinals a 17--14 lead.They went on to win 31--14.
SI HAS REGIONAL COVER THIS WEEK: MARK J. REBILAS/USA TODAY SPORTS (JOHN BROWN)