49ers vs. Cardinals: 5 Questions with Heat Waved

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1. Should the Cardinals stick with Drew Stanton, who led them to a win against the New York Giants, or should they go with Carson Palmer who isn’t 100 percent?

Sep 14, 2014; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton (5) throws a pass against the New York Giants during the game at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Tony Burgess: If Carson Palmer feels he is ready to play, then play him. He may not be 100 percent by Sunday but, honestly, an 80 percent Palmer will make more of an impact than a 100 percent Drew Stanton. This is not saying Stanton did a bad job last week, because he actually committed zero turnovers and ran the offense pretty effectively.

Although, I am saying Stanton did the absolute bare minimum in contributing to the Cardinals’ win against the Giants. It seemed Palmer realized he just was not ready to play and agreed to sit out last week. If Palmer thinks he can play this week, then let him have it. We need to have all hands on deck for a crucial game against a division foe in the 49ers.