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Breaking Through: Blake Whiteheart’s Mission to Make a Name for Himself in Arizona Cardinals’ Jersey 89

The Cardinals will face the Bills in their season opener in 89 days.

Breaking Through: Blake Whiteheart’s Mission to Make a Name for Himself in Arizona Cardinals’ Jersey 89

The Arizona Cardinals are set to face off against the Buffalo Bills in their Week 1 opener of the 2024 NFL season. In preparation for this highly anticipated game, the team has been training hard and working on their strategies.

One player who has been making waves during training is second-year tight end Blake Whiteheart, who is wearing the number 89 jersey. Whiteheart, who spent time on the practice squad and active roster last season as a rookie free agent signing, is determined to make a name for himself in the NFL. Despite not yet making a significant impact, he is hoping to secure a spot on the team as the fourth tight end.

The number 89 jersey has a storied history with the Cardinals, with many players having worn it over the years. However, historically, it has often been given to players on the back end of the roster. The last player to wear it and make a reasonable impact was tight end Ben Patrick from 2007-2010. Patrick, a seventh-round pick by the Cardinals, played in 42 games with 20 starts over four seasons. He recorded 45 career receptions and had a notable performance in the postseason where he caught five passes in six games, including a touchdown reception in the Super Bowl. While Patrick may not have been considered one of

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