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The latest on Matt Light's condition, how the weather might affect Sunday's game, and Leinart has great things to say about Cassel.

As the Patriots prepare to host the Arizona Cardinals this Sunday, the warm-weather Cards are having a bit of difficulty preparing for the potentially snowy conditions here in New England.

"We've talked about it," Arizona head coach Ken Whisenhunt said in a *Tuscon Citizen *story. "We're aware of what the conditions may be. But it's not like there's someplace we could go to practice to prepare for it."

For a while, it looked like a storm might move into the desert this week.

"I thought we were going to get a little help with that," Whisenhunt added in an *Arizona Republic *piece. "It magically cleared up before practice. Maybe we'll get a day like that [today]."

Meanwhile, the Patriots have some injury issues at left tackle, as *The Boston Globe *notes today.

Out in Arizona, QB Matt Leinart, a college teammate of the Pats' Matt Cassel, isn't surprised by his friend's success in New England.

"He's a really good athlete, with a big arm. He can move. And he's smart," Leinart said in a *Boston Herald *feature. "It's not really a surprise that he's doing what he's doing ... He's playing great. He’s going to basically get that team to the playoffs."

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