with the Cardinals is a football odyssey.The Cardinals selected Brown with the #201st pick (8th round) of the 1986 NFL Draft.In the photo above Black Haason Reddick Jersey , Ray Brown (#62) sprang RB Earl Farrell (#31) for a TD at Sun Devil Stadium.Brown played the first three seasons of his amazing twenty year NFL career with the Cardinals. He won a Super Bowl with the Redskins in 1991. Incredibly, Brown was an All-Pro tackle for the 49ers in his 16th season at age 39.He retired in 2006 at the age of 43 following his last game in the playoffs for the Redskins.His coaching career began in 2008 with the Bills. After a year with the 49ers as assistant OL coach, Brown joined the Carolina Panthers where he achieved a great deal of success through 7 seasons.Seth Cox back in April wrote some highlights about Ray Brown’s coaching career. Here they are:2008-09: Brown helps the Bills second year running back Marshawn Lynch to 1000 yards and works with Jason Peters to get to first Pro Bowl in 2008, in 2009 Brown broke in two rookies and a second year player on the Bills revamped offensive line.2010: Helped to work in Mike Iupati and Anthony Davis as rookies.2011-2015: Helped develop rookies Amini Silatolu in 2012, former defensive lineman Nate Chandler in 2013, and Trai Turner And Andrew Norwell in 2014. Since then Turner and Norwell have become All Pro linemen.From 2014-2016, the Panthers had 30 consecutive games with at least 100 yards in a regular season game, the longest streak in the NFL since the Steelers from 1974-1977, according to Panthers.com.No doubt, this 2018 season with the Cardinals has been Ray Brown’s greatest challenge as an offensive line coach.First off Haason Reddick Jersey 2019 , Brown had to help install Mike McCoy’s offense—-which required Brown and his players to get accustomed to new terminologies and blocking schemes.When you are the OL coach you do what the OC tells you, even if there is a contrast in philosophies.At the start of training camp, Brown was working with a lineup 4 former 1st round picks (D.J. Humphries, Mike Iupati, Justin Pugh and Andre Smith) to go with returning veteran C A.Q. Shipley. Humphries, Iupati and Pugh were coming off injury-riddled 2017 seasons. Smith had been playing as a backup guard for the Bengals. The commandment from Steve Wilks to McCoy and Brown was “run the football” and “run it often.” With 2016 Pro Bowler David Johnson back in the saddle, the prospects of running the ball looked rosy.That is, until the games began and McCoy’s play calling was redundantly vanilla, and after suffering through a number of bad early season losses, Mike McCoy was fired and second year coach Bryon Leftwich took over as OC.Under Leftwich and with the support of Ray Brown Black D.J. Humphries Jersey , the Cardinals’ running game has improved significantly—-despite a rash of injuries—-despite a revolving door of new backups—-and despite the cutting of RT Andre Smith. What Ray Brown was able to accomplish this past week when the Cardinals upset the Green Bay Packers 20-17 in the wind and snow at Lambeau Field was nothing short of miraculous.Only one of Brown’s projected opening day starters was in the lineup: LG Mike Iupati (who had been battling a host of injuries)—-and Iupati suffered an MCL knee injury during the game—-which left the Cardinals with this makeshift lineup:LT Korey Cunningham—-7th round rookie (#254 pick) who was supposed to be on a redshirt type of year.LG Colby Gossett—-a rookie who was drafted this year in the 6th round (pick #213) by the Vikings who cut him at the end of the pre-season but then signed him to their practice squad. On October 30th the Cardinals signed him off the Vikings’ PS. On Sunday against the Packers, Gossett had been with Cardinals for only 4 weeks.C Mason Cole—-the Cardinals’ 3rd round pick in the 2018 draft who became the starter during the pre-season after A.Q. Shipley suffered a season-ending knee injury. RG Oday Aboushi—-6th year journeyman guard who was drafted in the 5th round by the Jets in 2013 (pick # 141). He played briefly for the Jets and Seahawks (8 starts at RG in 2017 before suffering a season ending shoulder injury in Week 15). Aboushi was cut by the Raiders in early September and signed by the Cardinals on October 23rd. He has been with the Cardinals for six weeks.RT Will Holden—-2nd year player who was drafted in the 5th round (pick #157) by the Cardinals in 2017, but who was cut in early September and then was on the Colts’ PS for 11 days before being released. Holden then signed to the Saints’ PS and was released on November 28th and the Cardinals signed him on November 29th—-thus Holden had only been back with the Cardinals for 4 days when he was inserted into the starting lineup at RT versus the Packers.With early efforts from Mike Iupati, this makeshift offensive line produced 315 yards of total offense in the wind and snow of Green Bay—-182 yards rushing and 2 rushing TDs (Chase Edmonds). QB Josh Rosen was only sacked twice and one was on a safety blitz by Josh Jones that Rosen did not see coming. Think about this....via draft pick numbers:LT (#254—-2018)—-LG (#213—-2018)—-C (#97—-2018)—-RG (#141—-2013)—-RT (#157—-2017) coached by Ray Brown (#201—-1986)The secrets to good offensive line play is continuity and coordination—-the line needs to move and block with precise timing off of each snap and each man players of the 5 player chain exhibiting a fundamental command of footwork, base (hips), leverage and hand placement. But when a coach keeps having to replace one or two or three of the five it’s like replacing the drummer, bassist and lead guitarist in a 5 man band. How tight is that band going to be on short notice?When you watch Ray Brown’s boys move this past Sunday, they were surprisingly in sync and very physical at the point of attack. They had only 3 penalties, all by Cunningham, who otherwise played a very good game. They were so solid—-that Cardinals’ fans could wonder and dream whether Colby Gossett could be the next Andrew Norwell and whether Korey Cunningham could be the next Daryl Williams. One of Ray Brown’s strength and conditioning secrets—-check this out!If the Cardinals keep running out of linemen—-looks like Sweet Baby Ray could strap on the pads and still get after it himself. Ray Brown is a former All-Pro—-who is now in the business of grooming All-Pros. Ever since the hiring of Kliff Kingsbury as the Arizona Cardinals head coach D.J. Humphries Jersey 2019 , there has been rumors spreading around that they would take Kyler Murray with the no. 1 overall pick.When Kingsbury..."Ever since the hiring of Kliff Kingsbury as the Arizona Cardinals head coach, there has been rumors spreading around that they would take Kyler Murray with the no. 1 overall pick.When Kingsbury was the head coach for Texas Tech, he said that he would take Murray if he owned the first pick in the draft. Fortunately for him, he owns that pick.People have used his words and started to spread rumors that the Cardinals will, in fact, take Murray, a year after they traded up to draft Josh Rosen with the 10th overall pick.But do the Cardinals really plan to take Kyler Murray?The idea that Murray is a better fit in Kingsbury’s system than Rosen is just crazy. Kingsbury has interest in the Oklahoma product. There’s no question about that. But Rosen has a strong arm and has played in shotgun air raid formations throughout his college career. Plus, he has a year of NFL experience and is only 22 years old.Unless someone is following Steve Keim and he’s telling the media that he will take Kyler Murray, he is not guaranteed to be a Cardinal.The Cardinals have already expressed serious interest in Ohio State’s pass rusher Nick Bosa. They took him out to dinner and has had great interviews with every team that he’s met. In my opinion, drafting a player that isn’t completely in love with football is a huge risk youth Chandler Jones Jersey , especially with the no. 1 overall pick. In three to four years from now, what’s to stop Murray from quitting football and going to Major League Baseball?Rosen has all the intangibles to succeed in Kingsbury’s offense. He’s not as athletically inclined as Murray but he can do everything that’s asked of him. He has handled the draft and trade rumors really well. He’s been active off the field, helping the community. He reported to the Cardinals’ facilities in the first day of offseason workouts. That’s what a leader does and his Cardinals’ teammates have come out to support him.To take Kyler Murray would set the Cardinals back, replacing their supposed franchise quarterback after only one season. This is the Cardinals chance to improve the talent around their roster with the belief that they already have their quarterback of the future.For now, rumors are just rumors. We’ll find out in less than two weeks whether these Kyler Murray rumors will become a reality.