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Arizona burned by tight end catches in every loss

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The Arizona Cardinals' defense ranks in the upper reaches of the NFL.

Except when it comes to defending the tight end.

That problem has been a common theme in every defeat for the Cardinals this season.

In those five losses, tight ends have caught 11 touchdown passes. In Arizona's seven wins, opposing tight ends have three TD catches.

Last week in Philadelphia, tight ends had three touchdown catches in the Eagles' 24-21 victory.

Not that Arizona is alone in this concern. The advent of the big, mobile, sure-handed tight end has presented problems for every NFL team.

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