Shaun Church

Staff Writer

Born in Ohio, I am a life-long Ohio State Buckeyes fan, and I’m unashamed of that fact. I’ll fight anyone who speaks ill of my beloved Bucks (not really, but seriously). Raised in Arizona (Glendale represent!), I grew to love the Arizona Cardinals over the years despite the franchise’s perpetual disappointment. Do not mistake my fanhood for blind homerism, however -- I’m a realist, and I call it how I see it. In addition to being part of the ROTB team, I cover the Cardinals for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports and contribute to Cold, Hard Football Facts, providing football stats junkies with their next fix. I don’t always provide football stats, but when I do, I prefer to shout them in your ear through a megaphone. I am the Dictator of the Data.


4/24 Bird Droppings: Sked release, D-Wash sentence

The NFL released team schedules on Wednesday. The Cardinals have one of the tougher slates of games in 2014. Kent Somers peruses every game for And Daryl Washington's legal matter concluded with sentencing; what did the Pro Bowler get?

4/19 Bird Droppings: ESPN remembers Pat Tillman

Taking a look at the events that led to Pat Tillman's death 10 years after it happened.

4/12 Bird Droppings: Right tackle a need?

Find out which local beat writer thinks right tackle is not a need this draft season.

4/5 Bird Droppings: Watford ready to start?

Second-year offensive guard Earl Watford is in the mix to start at right guard in 2014. Is he ready for his chance?

4/3 Bird Droppings: Mathieu rehab; Lorenzo to ILB

Tyrann Mathieu continues rehab after knee surgery; and Lorenzo Alexander will play inside linebacker in 2014.

3/29 Bird Droppings: Keim 'throwing gas' on 'D

Cards general manager wants to make the defense even better than it is by adding key defensive talent in the draft. This is the model the Seahawks rode to a Super Bowl title.

3/27 Bird Droppings: Veldheer happy with Cards

New left tackle Jared Veldheer is happy with his free-agency choice and had some words of disagreement regarding recent comments by Raiders general manager Reggie Mckenzie.

3/20 Bird Droppings: Mathieu's recovery continues

Defensive back Tyrann Mathieu continues his path back to football after tearing ligaments in his knee late last season.

3/15 Bird Droppings: Cromartie not a Cardinal yet

Former Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie spent Thursday night in the Valley after both parties decided talks needed a second day. No deal has been struck as of yet, however.

3/13 Bird Droppings: Cards make Veldheer official

The Cardinals signed their left tackle of the future on Tuesday, agreeing to terms with former Raiders tackle Jared Veldheer. Carson Palmer is happy about it.

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