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first_img Top Stories Deone Bucannon is entering his fifth season with the Arizona Cardinals and while it may not seem like a lot, he has 21 more career starts than any other linebacker on the Cardinals roster.So when he was asked on 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station’s Doug & Wolf show if he was a veteran, it was a valid question.“It’s crazy,” Bucannon said. “It goes by so quick. You know we’re going to be in training camp, then it’s the sixth game of the season, next thing you know it’s the 12th game of the season, then playoffs come around. But, I mean, it’s my fifth year…” Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) Bucannon, who plays the “money” linebacker position, will have more responsibility in first-year defensive coordinator Al Holcomb’s new system. The team’s longest tenured linebacker has been tasked with making defensive calls and checks.Related LinksFor now, the Cardinals embrace the present with Sam BradfordCards camp notebook: Edmonds getting acclimated, standout wideoutsCardinals HC Wilks was ‘fascinated’ by Budda Baker in pre-draft workout“I love it, I take the responsibility with everything I have and I’m going to be ready out there on the field,” Bucannon said. “I want everybody to be in place so they can make plays so they can put food on their plate for their families.”Second-year pro Haason Reddick and eight-year pro Josh Bynes are the other two projected starters at linebacker. Bynes, who has spent time on the Ravens, Lions, and now the Cardinals, has only 29 career starts to Bucannon’s 50. 0 Comments   Share   Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img

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