Kurt Warner

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Bristol Survives on DWTS

Kurt Warner eliminated ahead of semi-finals

(Newser) - Bristol Palin has made it through to the semi-finals of Dancing With the Stars despite her tango with Mark Ballas having tied for the lowest score. Palin—amid suggestions that her survival is due to politically motivated voting —once again escaped elimination as viewer votes overcame low scores, Bloomberg... More »

Kurt Warner Retires

Cardinals QB bows out after 12 seasons, 3 Super Bowls

(Newser) - Arizona quarterback Kurt Warner, a two-time NFL MVP, announced his retirement today in Tempe. "It's been 12 unbelievable years," said Warner, 38, a University of Northern Iowa product who worked as a grocery clerk and toiled in the Arena Football League and NFL Europe before catching on with... More »

Bears Shock Steelers, 17-14

Jets' defense stifles Patriots; Saints clobber Eagles

(Newser) - The Chicago Bears stunned the Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers today with a last-minute, 44-yard field goal, the Chicago Tribune reports, and won 17-14. In other NFL action:
  • The New York Jets kept New England out of their end zone in a taut, 16-9 win over the Patriots, ESPN reports.
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Favre and the Rumor That Just Won't Die

Vikings obvious next stop for retired 'at this time' QB

(Newser) - The fact that Brett Favre left the door ajar, if only slightly, has sportswriters in at least two cities salivating over where the “at this time, I am retired” quarterback will land next season. And speculation is Minnesota, where, Judd Zalgad of the Minneapolis Star Tribune points out, the... More »

All 60 Minutes Count

The best 4th quarter in Super Bowl history proves it ain't over til... you know

(Newser) - The Super Bowl has been getting better every year, but this one will be tough to top, Mitch Albom writes in the Detroit Free Press. In a game where an interception returned for a 100-yard touchdown wasn't the crowning play, the Steelers proved beyond a doubt that nothing's over until... More »

The Game Is in Warner's Hands

And 10 other things Peter King thinks about the Super Bowl

(Newser) - Kurt Warner has a clock in his head, and he'll need to pay attention to its ticking in order to best the Pittsburgh defense, writes Peter King in Sports Illustrated. King feels that the Cardinals' chances are all in Warner's hands and head: If he can avoid turnovers, he could... More »

Cards' Warner Should Be Lock for Hall of Fame

QB has been misused throughout his career: Pompei

(Newser) - Kurt Warner belongs in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and it’s only because NFL teams have dreadfully misused his talents that anyone would dispute that, Dan Pompei writes for the Chicago Tribune. Green Bay signed Warner but failed to develop him. He later took the Rams to two... More »

Arizona Beats Atlanta 30-24 in Wildcard Game

(Newser) - The Arizona Cardinals shrugged off a sluggish end to their regular season and took down the upstart Atlanta Falcons in their NFL wildcard matchup today, the Arizona Republic reports. Veteran Kurt Warner passed for 271 yards in the franchise's first home playoff game in Arizona. The Cardinals kept Falcons rookie... More »

Cards Clinch First Non- Losing Season Since 1998

Steelers backups fall short in Baltimore finale

(Newser) - Against the hapless Rams, the Cardinals clinched just their third non-losing season in the team's 20-year Arizona history. Kurt Warner paced the 48-19 rout with 300 yards and three touchdowns, two to Larry Fitzgerald, who finished with a fantasy-friendly 171 yards. Marc Bulger threw for just 176, two picks, and... More »

Niners Victorious as Tampa Gears up for Playoffs

Cardinals topple Falcons in overtime

(Newser) - The 49ers proved nearly not up to the task of dealing with Tampa's second string, as quarterback Jeff Garcia and many other starters were removed before the half, the AP reports. Still, SF did manage to eke out a 21-19 victory to win their second straight, as QB Shaun Hill... More »

Favre Hits 60K Mark in Romp

Fellow aging quarterbacks McNabb, Warner also prevail in NFC games

(Newser) - Grizzled gunslinger Brett Favre became the second quarterback in history (after Dan Marino) to pass for 60,000 career yards as his Packers blew out the Vikings in Lambeau, 34-0. Favre had 351 yards and three touchdowns. Minnesota's rookie phenomenon Adrian Peterson was injured one week after his NFL-record 296-yard... More »

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