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Kurt Warner Likely Out Today, Matt Leinart Will Get Start

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Props to Pyromnc for first reporting here at ROTB. Looks like Kurt Warner isn't feeling good and will likely sit out today's game. With that being said, Matt Leinartwill get his first full start in quite some time and I'm sure we're all hoping he had more time with the first team offense this week. Leinart was 10-14 for 74 yards and no turnovers against the Rams last week. This is from azcardinals.com writer, Darren Urban.

All week, quarterback Kurt Warner said he was feeling better from his concussion but he always added the caveat that his status for Sunday in Tennessee would hinge on how he felt Sunday. Well, we’re at Sunday at it looks like Warner doesn’t feel as well as he did — and now, a few hours before kickoff, his availability is very much in doubt. Some reports have Warner unlikely to play; I was just told the decision would be made much closer to gametime.

UPDATE: I have been told Warner’s status will be determined at the 90-minute mark with inactives. Check back then — 12:35 p.m. Arizona time. But I am hearing he’ll probably sit out. UPDATE II: Kent Somers has Warner’s agent saying Kurt is out.

That said, in the case of a concussion, if Warner is iffy, I don’t see how the Cards play him. Not with so many games to go. We probably won’t know for sure until the Cards take the field on offense. And then, it might be Matt Leinart’s first start since he broke his collarbone in the fifth game of 2007.