Battered Fitzgerald, Palmer prepare for Seahawks

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    (AP) — Larry Fitzgerald said he practiced fully Thursday but has one more concussion test to pass with an independent neurologist before he is cleared to play Sunday at Seattle. [...] the Arizona star wide receiver said he expects to play. [...] does quarterback Carson Palmer, who is dealing with a high ankle sprain. The Cardinals are a battered bunch as they prepare for the Seahawks, a game where Arizona is a big underdog and needs an upset victory to greatly improve its playoff chances. Safety Rashad Johnson was in a walking boot at practice Thursday because of a high ankle sprain, and tight end Rob Housler missed the Tennessee game with a groin injury. [...] were Palmer, Housler, linebacker Karlos Dansby (foot), running back Rashard Mendenhall (finger), linebacker Matt Shaughnessy (groin) and linebacker Dontay Moch (hamstring). Fitzgerald's concussion occurred when he was trying to field an onside kick at Tennessee and took a severe hit from Jackie Battle. Johnson had just stepped in to the starting free safety position following the season-ending knee injury to rookie Tyrann Mathieu.

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