Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 9/30/12

It’s official Arizona Cardinal fans, you can come out of the witness protection program now and finally enjoy a team that will be competitive many seasons from now. Card Fans have been in hiding ever since Kurt Warner retired and after the 2011 season, there was nothing to feel good about. You already had to deal with having Matt Leinart and Derek Anderson as the only quarterbacks available to start before they left in 2010. John Skelton began to emerge when the Kevin Kolb trade began to fall apart in 2011. The San Francisco 49ers were emerging as the best team in the NFC at the time. Ken Whisenhunt’s job was on the hot seat for 2012 and so far the rebuilding process after Kurt Warner left will finally begin to pay off.… Read more

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