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Darnell Dockett Says He Wants to Play Somewhere Where He is Wanted

Friday, December 14th, 2012

After a 4-0 start to the season, the Arizona Cardinals have completely fallen apart and they have lost nine games in a row. It's not just problems on the field in the desert, it's off the field as well. Two weeks ago when the Cards were playing against the Jets, ...

Ken Whisenhunt Is Excited to Find His Quarterback After the Lockout Ends

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

The NFL lockout continues, but it looks like there could be a resolution soon. One of the teams that has been most affected by the work stoppage has been the Arizona Cardinals. Not because they are making changes with their coaching staff or because they are implementing new schemes, but ...

March Madness Previews? NBA Playoffs Predictions? Charles Barkley’s Got You Covered with Analysis and Opinion

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

With the first week of the 2011 NCAA Tournament in the books, how would you assess this year's new television coverage? Are you in the camp of old fogies like Billy Packer who cringe at the thought of change? Or are you elated to see some fresh blood in the ...

Alan Faneca Is Here To Remind You That He’ll Still Be Bulldozing Defenders In 2010

Friday, April 30th, 2010

It didn't take long for 9-time Pro Bowler (9 straight for those counting at home) Alan Faneca to find a new job. Less than a week after being jettisoned by the New York Jets, the long time Pittsburgh Steelers offensive guard signed in Pittsburgh West - i.e. with the Arizona ...

Kurt Warner Thinks Arizona Should Sign Chad Pennington

Friday, March 5th, 2010

One of the most improbable careers in NFL history came to an end this off-season when two-time MVP Kurt Warner retired at age 38. His story is well-documented and will surely lead to plenty of Hall of Fame debate if not a movie script. For now, Warner is at home, ...

Kurt Warner: “I’m way beyond the point where I’m going to try to prove I’m better than Brett Favre.”

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

The Arizona Cardinals emphatically reminded the NFL on Sunday night why they represented the NFC in last year's Super Bowl. By thrashing the previously red hot Minnesota Vikings 30-17, the Cardinals improved to 8-4 and increased their lead out West to three games over both the Seahawks and the 49ers. ...

Anquan Boldin: ‘I know of 15 teams that were willing to do exactly what it took to get me and make a trade happen.’

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

After all the talk this past offseason about where Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Anquan Boldin would end up playing in 2009 and beyond, turns out it was all for not. Boldin is still out in the desert and with the Cardinals, albeit still without the long-term contract that he's been ...

Bill Buckner Deserved Better

Friday, March 27th, 2009

For close to twenty years Bill Buckner was a curse word in Boston.  You couldn't utter his name without infuriating Red Sox fan and drudging up awful memories from the 1986 World Series collapse.  Unfortunately, when a team blows a championship in such stunning fashion, there needs to be a ...

SRIs 1st Annual MLB Spring Training Round-Up: National League West Edition

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

Has it already been over four months since the World Series ended?  Seems like it was yesterday I was sitting in the stands for game 5B of the World Series.  It was the most surreal experience as the home team Phillies were up to bat first and people stood for ...

Who Will Be Throwing Passes To Larry Fitzgerald Next Season?

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

Has anyone ever had a better postseason than Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald? In the NFL's 2008 postseason, he set records for receptions (30), receiving yards (546) and touchdowns (seven). He added a Pro Bowl MVP award after catching five balls for 81 yards and two scores in the exhibition. ...