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Quick recap of Bruce Arians' presser

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians said the film from Thursday night’s preseason finale didn’t tell him anything he didn’t already know.

  • Arians met with free agent outside linebacker James Harrison and said of Harrison: "he’s in good shape."

  • Arians said tackles Nate Potter and Bradley Sowell looked "average at best" after both allowed "too much pressure" on Thursday. Arians went on to say he was disappointed in both.

  • Safety Curtis Taylor did not break his arm, but Arians called it a serious hematoma.

  • Cornerback Eddie Whitley broke his foot.

  • Potter suffered a shoulder subluxation, which is a brief separation.

  • Arians was pleased with how offensive coordinator Harold Goodwin called the plays Thursday night, calling the 40-year-old "extremely poised." Arians said the communication between Goodwin and rookie quarterback Logan Thomas was good, although Goodwin had to relay the plays two or three times before Thomas got it. But not having any delay-of-game penalties or 12-man-on-the-field penalties was "pretty solid."

  • Arians thought Walt Powell's five returns for 140 yards were "OK" but were mostly a product of "some really good blocking."

  • Arians said Thomas was "a project, just like we thought. (Has) ups and downs, ‘wow’ throws and 'oh sh-- throws.' And that’s what we thought he would be. I think he’s got a good future."