Tag:Kurt Warner
Posted on: March 4, 2009 2:15 pm
Edited on: March 4, 2009 2:22 pm

Warner's return to Arizona a no-brainer

So the Kurt Warner deal is done. Wow, what a surprise. Is there anyone out there who didn't think Warner would re-sign with the Cardinals?

I know his agent said he was intent on negotiating with San Francisco, but let's be real, people: Warner belonged nowhere but Arizona and he wanted to go nowhere but Arizona. So let's fess up and call that trip to the Santa Clara what it really was: A negotiating ploy. And it worked. The Cardinals upped their offer to Warner's satisfaction, and everyone lives happily ever after.

I don't care whether the 49ers made him an offer or not -- and they insist they did not --Warner never was going there. The 49ers' top receiver turns 37 this year, and he's "50-50" to return, anyway, according to the team's GM. In Arizona, Warner has Larry Fitzgerald, Anquan Boldin and Steve Breaston, a team just coming off a Super Bowl and, most important, peace of mind. This was a no-brainer we saw coming from the start.


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