Again, getting this one up early because I want to watch the College games without any distractions today.
So, lets get to the links.
Big Red changes give Rams hope
Clifton Ryan knows all the numbers, depressing as they may be. "We haven't beaten (Arizona) since '06," the Rams defensive tackle said. "We haven't beaten Seattle since '05. We haven't beat San Fran since '07."
NFC West Penalty Watch: Dirty laundry - NFC West Blog - ESPN
The chart, put together with information from Hank Gargiulo of ESPN Stats & Information, shows NFC West defensive players with the most penalties since 2005 under categories labeled roughing the passer, unnecessary roughness, unsportsmanlike conduct, taunting, horse-collar tackle, personal foul, disqualification and 15-yard facemask.
(I didn't watch these next videos of Warner since I'm a member of Team Coco, and I vowed to never watch Leno again. Doesn't mean you can't watch it though)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno - Kurt Warner - Video - NBC.com
Part 1: Kurt Warner talks Dancing with the Stars and advice from Emmet Smith and Michael Irvin.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno - Kurt Warner continued - Video - NBC.com
Part 2: Kurt Warner talks big Viking/Saints football game, Brett Favre and Reggie Bush.
Beanie officially questionable
The Cardinals are done with their practice for the week and for a third straight day, running back Beanie Wells did not practice with his bad knee. He will be officially listed as questionable for the game.
Arizona Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald concerned about lack of chemistry with Derek Anderson
Now that Matt Leinart is gone and Derek Anderson is his starting quarterback, Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald decided it was time to come clean and set the record straight. No, not about Leinart, although No. 11 maintains he didn't lobby one way or the other about whom he wants throwing passes his way this season.
Arizona Cardinals Vs. St. Louis Rams: What Would A Loss Mean To Arizona? - Desert Dirt - SB Nation Arizona
Oh the experts and their picks ... They've universally concluded that the Cardinals won't win the NFC West and now three of seven of ESPN's pick 'em pickers have picked the Rams to win the opener on Sunday.
NFL And NBA Lockouts: SPORTS APOCALYPSE NEARS! - SB Nation Arizona
Both the NBA and NFL are facing lockouts next season. How should fans prepare if the end really is near?
Beanie Wells questionable, may have "spot role" | ProFootballTalk.com
It is the first Friday, which means the first official injury report of the season is here, and with it all the glorious designations like doubtful, questionable, and probable that even NFL teams can't seem to keep straight.
Final Word: NFC West - NFC West Blog - ESPN
Derek Anderson has big shoes to fill
Unveiling Williams, Washington
No. 2 pick getting hype but No. 1 doing job; TE Spach impressing
Friday before the Rams
The regular season has arrived. And frankly, it’s impossible to know what the next four months holds for this team.
Rams won't miss seeing a certain Cards QB - NFC West Blog - ESPN
The St. Louis Rams and Arizona Cardinals will pick up Sunday where they left off in the Edward Jones Dome last season -- playing a game without a certain quarterback. Have we mentioned Kurt Warner this offseason?
Eric Smith to meet Anquan Boldin again, rips "stupid" suspension | ProFootballTalk.com
In a sport full of violent collisions, Jets safety Eric Smith leveled then-Cardinals receiver Anquan Boldin with one of the most brutal hits in recent NFL history in a game two years ago.