5-20-12: Arizona Cardinals Bird Droppings - Offseason

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Another quiet day, mostly NFL news for you guys today.

Arizona Sports News:

Kansas City Royals pound Ian Kennedy, Arizona Diamondbacks
Billy Butler and Mike Moustakas homered, Bruce Chen won his third straight start and the Kansas City Royals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3 Saturday night.

NFL News:

'Best hands I've ever seen on a receiver' - NFC West Blog - ESPN
As the chart shows, Crabtree finished the 2011 season with 12.2 receptions per drop, which ranked 28th in the NFL among players targeted at least 100 times. Larry Fitzgerald led the NFL with 80 receptions and only one drop. Those numbers are according to ESPN Stats & Information, which defines drops as "incomplete passes where the receiver should have caught the pass with ordinary effort."

Reggie Bush Should Probably Stop Tweeting Now - From Our Editors - SBNation.com
Reggie Bush has said some rather ridiculous things on Twitter in his time. One would think he'd learn his lesson and perhaps put a filter between things running through his head and those that get posted on Twitter. In fact, everyone probably should. Instead, we get this:

Kitna goes from quarterback to teacher | ProFootballTalk
After 16 years in the NFL, Jon Kitna is now teaching 16-year-olds.

Weatherford says his Sanchez comments were taken out of context | ProFootballTalk
The talk-up-Tebow-talk-down-Sanchez tour expanded recently to include former Jets punter and current Giants punter Steve Weatherford. Weatherford, appearing on the Cover Two podcast, questioned the maturity of Sanchez. Since then, Weatherford has questioned the maturity of those who believe he was questioning the maturity of Sanchez.

Rams aim for the NFL’s all-time sack record | ProFootballTalk
In 1984, Jeff Fisher played for the Chicago Bears team that set the NFL’s all-time record with 72 sacks in a season. Now Fisher wants to coach the team that breaks that record.

Jim Harbaugh: Michael Crabtree has the best hands I’ve ever seen | ProFootballTalk
Jim Harbaugh was a teammate of Marvin Harrison’s for two years. He was an assistant coach on a Raiders team that had Jerry Rice and Tim Brown. He was a contemporary of Steve Largent and Cris Carter. As a boy who loved football he surely grew up watching Fred Biletnikoff and Lynn Swann. He’s no doubt watched NFL Films footage of Raymond Berry. In his first year as the 49ers’ head coach his team played against Larry Fitzgerald and Calvin Johnson. He’s seen many great wide receivers with great hands. And apparently he’s had a bad case of amnesia that made him forget all of that.

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