The cards still have a losers rap sheet as long as your arm. The only way to expunge their record and clear their name is by getting a court date and standing before the panel of judges at the Super Bowl. That is just the beginning. Then they must make their case in a convincing manner to be awarded the Golden W.
Kurt Warner came close to legitimizing the Arizona team, but fell short. After the Super Bowl loss the talking heads reverted back to the "playing over their heads" and "worst team to make it" talking points. So the loss was used to confirm pre-conceived perceptions promoted by the East Coast elite media.
Arizona Cardinals fans should use this next possible invitation to the playoffs as a rallying point for each of the last games of the Regular Season. This is your chance to rub the noses of the elite media in their own mess.
Many will not agree with me but, John Skelton the QB, looked more like John Wayne the gunslinger. The way he mosied out to the Line of Scrimage with a smile on his face to replace Kolb then proceeded to shoot down my Niners. "Mommy, make the bad man stop!!!"
Cardinals fans, believe it or not, you've got a good chance at redemption, not some day way off, but here and now! I'm talking this season. Every remaining game should be cause to break out the chips, wings, Scotch, and beer. Pull up a chair and sit on the edge of your seat. This is the year of miracles! Ask Tim Tebow! (shhhhhh, don't say anything to Jason Garrett!)
Do you Cardinals fans dare to expect your team to step up and pull off the impossible dream? Or am I just a romantic trying to boost my neighbors to "Think Big" and they will fall hard when their team gets dumped?
Where do you stand? Afraid to dream and have your hopes dashed or ready to jump on the Freedom Train?