Found March 26, 2012 on Gridiron Grit:
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Happy spring folks!  Last time I was here, I was discussing “Bountygate” and the New England Patriots.  It’s a new season though, and over the next few months, I’ll be covering the division that the New England Patriots will actually face in the 2012 NFL season: The NFC West. We’ll start with the last NFC West team to win the NFC Championship, the Arizona Cardinals.  As most of you know, the Cardinals became a chic pick to land the services of future Hall of Fame QB Peyton Manning this month.  In fact, once it became clear that the Miami Dolphins are more dedicated to being a front office sideshow than a respectable franchise (and that Arizona is where old NFL souls go to retire), it looked as if Peyton Manning would indeed join head coach Ken Whisenhunt and perhaps bring back memories of the 2008 Cardinals. It made all the sense in the world.  Relatively weak division.  A more physically dominant WR in Larry Fitzgerald than anyone Manning’s ever played with (and that’s no knock at ...
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