Bob Kemp’s Bottom Line

SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2017

THE DAILY CARDINALS TRAINING CAMP REPORT
        *DEONE BUCANNON WAS PLACED ON THE PUP LIST: The fourth-year linebacker may not be ready for the start of the regular season. He had ankle surgery in May after the injury did not heal on its own … THE BOTTOM LINE – First-round pick Haasan Reddick will get added reps at inside linebacker next to Karlos Dansby who is back for his third tour of duty with the Cardinals.
        *THE OLD TIMERS WILL NOT PLAY IN THE HALL OF FAME GAME: Bruce Arians  revealed that Carson Palmer, Larry Fitzgerald and Karlos Dansby will not play in the Hall of Fame Game in 12 days … THE BOTTOM LINE – One should assume that several other Cardinals will not play in the first pre-season game of the NFL season.
        *OFFENSIVE PRACTICE OBSERVATIONS: The first unit was Carson Palmer, David Johnson, Larry Fitzgerald, John Brown, J.J. Nelson, Jermaine Gresham, D.J. Humphries, Mike Iupati, A.Q. Shipley, Evan Boehm and Jared Veldheer … Chris Johnson, two days after signing, was the second team running back … Andrew Ellington was at best the fourth running back … Drew Stanton and Blaine Gabbert divided second team reps … Third-round draft choice Chad Williams was with the third unit (behind the starters plus Jaron Brown, Brittan Golden and Aaron Dobson).
        *DEFENSIVE PRACTICE OBSERVATIONS: The base defense was Chandler Jones, Corey Peters, Josh Mauro, Frostee Rucker, Markus Golden, Karlos Dansby, Haason Reddick, Justin Bethel, Tyrann Mathieu, Tyvon Branch and Patrick Peterson … Off-season addition Antoine Bethea was the nickel back … Robert Nkemdeche was with the second unit.
        *IUPATI DROPS WEIGHT: Mike Iupati reported at 327 pounds, approximately 20 pounds less than the end of the 2016 season … THE BOTTOM LINE – Iupati’s level of play in 2016 was not as high as previous seasons. Bruce Arians mentioned that Iupati’s endurance should improve.
        *RANDOM STUFF: The Cardinals limited John Brown’s off-season participation in an attempt to reduce the hamstring issues of last season ignited by his issues with the sickle cell trait … Off-season acquisition Jarvis Jones suffered a calf injury during Friday’s conditioning run and is considered day-to-day, according to Arians, who, regarding the roster, declared, “If you’re not available, you’re probably not going to make the team.”
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IN FRIDAY’S SPORTS ZONE

(THIS PLAN IS TENTATIVE AND SOMEWHAT SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
        *AT THE TOP OF THE SHOW,  THE INTRODUCTION OF THE PIPELINE
        *AT 11:15, THE 16TH ANNUAL SPORTS ZONE/BOB KEMP FOOTBALL PREVIEW CONTINUES: with the New York Jets
        *AT 11:30, INTERACTIVE WITH PHONE CALLS
        *AT 11:45, MORE INTERACTIVE TIME WITH TWEETS … PLUS AROUND THE NBA
        *AT THE TOP OF THE NOON HOUR, THE LOCAL ROUNDUP: a Dbacks-Reds rewind
       *AT 12:15, TODD GRAHAM MEETS THE PRESS: the ASU coach talks about the upgraded facilities and the quarterback position in 2017
        *AT 12:30, INTERACTIVE WITH PHONE CALLS
        *AT 12:45, MORE INTERACTIVE TIME WITH TWEETS … PLUS AROUND MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
        *AT 1:00, THE NATIONAL ROUNDUP: Ripped From The Headlines and a TV Guide of viewing suggestions
        *AT 1:15, INSIDE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: with Zachary Rhymer of Bleacher Report
       *AT 1:30, LAST CALL AND THE BOTTOM LINE: the final interactive segment of the show with phone calls and tweets and the host answers the Pipeline questions
      *AT 1:45, POLL QUESTION ANSWERS AND FINAL RESULTS … AND TODAY IN ROCK HISTORY 
       AND, INTERACTIVE TIME WITH PHONE CALLS (602-260-10-60) AT 11:30 AND 1:30 AND TWEETS (@SPORTS ZONE 1060 OR TWITTER.COM/SPORTS ZONE 1060) AT 11:45, 12:45 AND 1:30
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16TH ANNUAL SPORTS ZONE/BOB KEMP FOOTBALL PREVIEW
NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE (11:15 SEGMENTS)
        THURSDAY, JULY 13: NFL Fantasy Football Update – Mario Puig – Rotowire.com
        FRIDAY, JULY 14: NFL Training Camp Preview
        TUESDAY, JULY 18: Buffalo
        WEDNESDAY, JULY 19: Miami
        THURSDAY, JULY 20: New England
        FRIDAY, JULY 21: New York Jets
        TUESDAY, JULY 25: Baltimore
        WEDNESDAY, JULY 26: Cincinnati
        THURSDAY, JULY 27: Cleveland
        FRIDAY, JULY 28: Pittsburgh
        TUESDAY, AUGUST 1: Houston
        WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2: Indianapolis
        THURSDAY, AUGUST 3: Jacksonville
        FRIDAY, AUGUST 4: Tennessee
        TUESDAY, AUGUST 8: Denver
        WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9: Kansas City
        THURSDAY, AUGUST 10: Los Angeles Chargers
        FRIDAY, AUGUST 11: Oakland
        TUESDAY, AUGUST 15: Dallas
        WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16: New York Giants
        THURSDAY, AUGUST 17: Philadelphia
        FRIDAY, AUGUST 18: Washington
        TUESDAY, AUGUST 22: Chicago
        WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23: Detroit
        THURSDAY, AUGUST 24: Green Bay
        FRIDAY, AUGUST 25: Minnesota
        TUESDAY, AUGUST 29: Atlanta
        WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30: Carolina
        THURSDAY, AUGUST 31: New Orleans
        FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1: Tampa Bay
        TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5: Los Angeles Rams
        WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6: San Francisco
        THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7: Seattle
        FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8: Arizona
COLLEGE FOOTBALL (1:15 SEGMENTS)
        MONDAY, JUNE 5: Top 25 Preview – Anthony Gimino, Lindy’s Sports Senior Editor
        TUEDAY, JUNE 6: Notre Dame
        WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7: PAC 12 Commissioner Larry Scott
        THURSDAY, JUNE 8: Louisville
        FRIDAY, JUNE 9: LSU
        MONDAY, JUNE 12: Texas
        TUESDAY, JUNE 13: Kansas State
        WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14: Oklahoma State
        THURSDAY, JUNE 15: Oklahoma
        MONDAY, JUNE 19: Florida State
        TUESDAY, JUNE 20: Miami
        WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21: Florida
        THURSDAY, JUNE 22: Georgia
        FRIDAY, JUNE 23: Auburn
        MONDAY, JUNE 26: Wisconsin
        TUESDAY, JUNE 27: Penn State
        WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28: Michigan State
        THURSDAY, JUNE 29: Michigan
        FRIDAY, JUNE 30: Ohio State
        WEDNESDAY, JULY 5: Clemson
        THURSDAY, JULY 6: Alabama
PAC 12 CONFERENCE (12:15 SEGMENTS)
        THURSDAY, AUGUST 17: California
        FRIDAY, AUGUST 18: Stanford
       MONDAY, AUGUST 21: Oregon
        TUESDAY, AUGUST 22: Oregon State
        WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23: Washington State
        THURSDAY, AUGUST 24: Washington
        FRIDAY, AUGUST 25: Colorado
        MONDAY, AUGUST 28: Utah
        TUESDAY, AUGUST 29: UCLA
        WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30: USC
        THURSDAY, AUGUST 31: ASU
        FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1: UA