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RUMOR: Kurt Warner Will Retire

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by Hostile, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. Hostile

    Hostile Jason Garrett's Loudest Supporter Zone Supporter

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    I have a friend who has some inside stuff with the Cardinals. He tells me that they expect Kurt Warner to retire. They are already in full evaluation of what they need to do to turn the team over to Leinart. Even looking at OL schemes because he is a lefty and Warner right handed.

    It sounded to this friend that barring a miracle of Favrian proportions that Warner has played his last game.

    Good guy whom I have always liked.
  2. DCBoysfan

    DCBoysfan Hardwork and Dedication Zone Supporter

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    I have like Warner also, he was very good QB with limited mobility.
  3. JPM

    JPM Well-Known Member

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    And a new team opens up for Favre to court.
  4. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian Romo 2 Austin Zone Supporter

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    Good, makes next season easier
  5. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    I'm not surprised. After that hit he took against the Saints, and then that beatdown, I pretty much figured he would decide to call it a day.

    The guy is pure class and had one heck of a career. He's got nothing left to prove and can walk away with his head held high.
  6. Woods

    Woods Active Member

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    Good for Warner. He had an excellent career.

    Anyway, that's one guy retired, with one more guy to go!
  7. Joe Rod

    Joe Rod When Keeping it Real Goes Wrong

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    Is their consensus that Lienhart can be the guy, or are they also looking at other possible options to bring in and at least push him?
  8. Woods

    Woods Active Member

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    I'm very mixed on Leinart. Maybe his study habits have improved, his dedication to the game, etc., but I don't get the feeling he's a franchise QB.

    Maybe I'm completely wrong . . . .
  9. Hostile

    Hostile Jason Garrett's Loudest Supporter Zone Supporter

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    I don't know, but I bet they will hedge their bets on him by bringing in some to compete for the job.
  10. theebs

    theebs Believe!!!!

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    Interesting.

    I wonder if something were to happen come draft weekend or sooner in philly with mcnabb if arizona could be the landing spot. Mcnabb lives and works out in arizona, I bet staying at home and playing and oh by the way throwing it to fitzgerald would be appealing.

    This is a bit of a reach I understand, but if something does happen with mcnabb in philly I cant imagine a warner less cardinals team wouldnt be interested.
  11. Apollo Creed

    Apollo Creed Stackin and Processin, Well

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    Interesting. Didn't know McNabb worked out.
  12. Don Corleone

    Don Corleone Well-Known Member

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    He lifts Philly cheesesteaks better than anyone else!
  13. Cover 2

    Cover 2 Pessimists Unite!!!

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    One of the classiest people in the NFL. I'm glad he won't be in the league anymore because it will weaken other NFC teams, but he is a great ambassador for the sport.
  14. the kid 05

    the kid 05 Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds

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    look at what happened with Young getting benched, he saw and watched and learned from a reputable vet. Imagine Leinart behind a HOF'er?
  15. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    :muttley:

    But I was listening to Football Tonight on ESPN just a while ago and Beaker floated the McFlabb-to-Az idea also.

    If they stick with Leinart, they're dead.
  16. UnoDallas

    UnoDallas Benched

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    I want MaNabb in Minn so we don' t have any worries about that team
  17. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian Romo 2 Austin Zone Supporter

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    Favre in Philly scares me.
  18. Hostile

    Hostile Jason Garrett's Loudest Supporter Zone Supporter

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    Warner expected to announce retirement Friday 1/27/2010 7:25:08 PM

    Jason La Canfora of NFL.com reports the announcement Cardinals Kurt Warner will be making about his future on Friday will be that he is retiring. This is according to a source with knowledge of the situation, with the star also likely to discuss future post-playing plans.

    Warner, who was pounded hard several times during a playoff loss to the Saints, will retire as one of the most prolific passers of his era, and someone who led two franchises to the Super Bowl.
  19. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian Romo 2 Austin Zone Supporter

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    Good riddance.

    Congratulations to the San Francisco 49ers on becoming the favorites in the West.

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