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first_imgArizona Cardinals fan John Guerriero poses for a picture outside Bank of America Stadium before the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Carolina Panthers Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) Comments   Share   Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Kony Ealy is expected to start in Allen’s place with rookie Ryan Delaire seeing significant playing time.“There’s always a drop-off when you have a guy that has the kind of legacy that Jared’s left behind, with a young coming in, but it’s not much of a drop-off because those two guys are hungry,” Palmer said.  “They want his spot and they’re fighting for it right now.”The others not in uniform for Carolina are running back Cameron Artis-Payne, wide receiver Brenton Bersin, safety Dean Marlowe, wide receiver Kevin Norwood, running back Brandon Wegher and cornerback Lou Young.The Cardinals are in the NFC Championship for only the second time in franchise history, but you wouldn’t have known it aside from the increased media presence throughout the week at the team’s Tempe headquarters.“It was business as usual, nothing out of the ordinary,” Palmer said.  “No difference in practice; no different energy or anything, just a very focused work-like week.  That is how we have been all season.  That is the kind of team we are, just very focused.” Top Stories Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and sellinglast_img read more