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Cardinals lose two linebackers for season

Cardinals lose two linebackers for season

The Arizona Cardinals have lost starting outside linebackers Sam Acho and Lorenzo Alexander for the season, and safety Rashad Johnson has lost the tip of a finger.

Acho broke a leg and Alexander sustained a season-ending foot injury in Arizona's 31-7 loss at New Orleans on Sunday.

Johnson doesn't know how the tip of his left middle finger was severed during the game, but says it was probably the most painful injury of his career. Still, with the finger — now about the same length as his index finger — shaved off and stitched up, there's a chance he could play Sunday against Tampa Bay.

Johnson said that while he was on...

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