Whisenhunt: Arizona to play to win final 2 games

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TEMPE -- The NFC West champion Arizona Cardinals won't be resting up for the playoffs, not after that struggle in Detroit.

Coach Ken Whisenhunt plans to play to win Sunday when the Cardinals host the St. Louis Rams.

The team needs to work out its problems before the postseason, and Whisenhunt noted Arizona has a longshot chance to climb to the No. 2 seed and get a first-round bye.

But its a remote possibility, at best, and Whisenhunt says the most important thing is to try to improve and "get a hot streak going into the playoffs."

Arizona's final two regular season games are at home, against St. Louis on Sunday and Green Bay on Jan. 3.

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