Category: XTRA 910

Vontaze Burfict Says Thinking About the Doubters Can Stop His Process of Getting Better Each Day

Friday, January 4th, 2013

From future star, to undrafted free agent, to starting NFL linebacker, to the Bengals leading tackler, to playoff starter. That's been the last couple of years for Bengals rookie linebacker Vontaze Burfict. Around the time of the NFL Draft there were whole bunch of questions about Burfict. His on-field demeanor, his ability, his ...

Alvin Gentry Refuses to Talk Playoffs With His Team

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

It's been two years since the Phoenix Suns have been to the postseason. If they don't snap that streak, Suns Head Coach Alvin Gentry may be looking for a new job. Gentry is in his last year of his contract and even though the road to the playoffs is awfully ...

Cain Velasquez: “This is a loss that’s been in the back of my head for a year now”

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

When Cain Velasquez beat Brock Lesnar last year to become the UFC Heavyweight Champion, he had finally realized his dream of getting to the top of the sport. In his first ever title defense he came crashing back down. The heavy-handed Junior Dos Santos needed just 64 seconds to beat ...

Jared Allen on Percey Harvin: “I think he’s definitely an MVP type of guy”

Friday, October 19th, 2012

What a difference a year makes when it comes to the Minnesota Vikings. Last season the Vikings offense was shaky with rookie quarterback Christian Ponder leading the way and the defense couldn't stop anyone. The Vikes finished the season with a 3-13 record and were clearly one of the worst ...

Jerry Colangelo Feels Very Optimistic About Team USA as they Prepare for London

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

In a little less than a month, some of the best basketball players in the world will head to London for the 2012 Summer Olympics in hopes of bringing the Gold back to the United States once again. Even though some notable names like Derrick Rose, Dwyane Wade, Dwight Howard ...

Aaron Hill on Hitting For Cycle Twice in 11 Games

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Aaron Hill of the Arizona Diamondbacks is in the vote for the final spot on the NL All-Star team, and he has made a compelling argument for himself to make the squad. Hill hit for the cycle for the second time in 11 days recently, an extraordinary feat really. The ...

Tim Hightower: “I feel they brought me here for a reason”

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Despite the fact that the Cardinals added yet another running back to their stable this offseason when they drafted Ryan Williams in the second round, Tim Hightower was ready to return to the desert for his fourth year. Those plans all changed when he got a call letting him know ...

Ken Whisenhunt on Kevin Kolb Trade: “As far as getting a quarterback and getting back to football, yeah I’m pretty pumped.”

Friday, July 29th, 2011

The Arizona Cardinals have finally accomplished their number one goal this offseason. They have landed their starting quarterback. But it comes at quite a cost. The Cards gave up a second round pick in 2012 and former Pro Bowl cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie to pry Kolb from the Philadelphia Eagles. Not ...

Patrick Peterson Thrilled to be with Cardinals: “The weather is wonderful…we’re definitely destined to be great one of these days.”

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

I think it's pretty safe to say that the only thing that's going to keep Patrick Peterson from becoming a successful NFL player is an unfortunate string of injuries. Last Thursday night during the first of three days of the 2011 NFL Draft, the former LSU shutdown cornerback was taken ...

Kurt Warner Was Once Just Like Max Hall

Friday, October 8th, 2010

It has been four games for the Cardinals this season without Kurt Warner and it’s pretty clear that the defending NFC West Champs could use their Hall-Of-Fame quarterback back. I think everyone knew that a huge void was left behind when Warner decided to trade in his cleats for dancing ...