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5-8-11: Bird Droppings - Happy Mothers Day

Happy Mothers day everyone. Again, there isn't much news out there today so only a couple of links for you today, and yet again the main story I have in here involves the Quarterback situation.

Continuing the rotation of Quarterback photos, here is one of John Skelton.

Cardinals News:

Arizona Cardinals' patience in adding quarterback could pay off
The Cardinals' front office rarely is credited with forward thinking. By reputation, it stays away from any cutting edge and spends more time inside the box than ugly shoes. Judging from recent news stories, however, the organization has gone rogue.

One way to measure NFC West draft value - NFC West Blog - ESPN
The Arizona Cardinals said they had cornerback Patrick Peterson, running back Ryan Williams and fullback Anthony Sherman rated No. 1 at their positions in the 2011 NFL draft. The Seattle Seahawks said they had James Carpenter rated as the second-best offensive lineman.

Arizona Sports News:

Daniel Hudson, Arizona Diamondbacks defeat San Diego Padres
Daniel Hudson knows Petco Park well enough to realize there is no need to complicate things here, and if he required further proof of how not to pitch in this ballpark, he needed only think back to the previous night, when Armando Galarraga issued a self-immolating six walks. And so Hudson came out and pounded the strike zone early and often with all three of his pitches, and he turned in the kind of outing the Diamondbacks got used to seeing from him every fifth day last season, tossing seven scoreless innings in a 6-0 win over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night.

Arizona Rattlers defeat San Jose SaberCats on the road
The Arizona Rattlers, led by their defense, defeated the San Jose SaberCats in San Jose on Saturday night, 65-43. Arizona's had five sacks and four interceptions in the victory as the team improved to 7-1 on the season.

Glendale's fight for Coyotes turns 2
If a two-year custody battle tires a parent out, Glendale is exhausted. But like a devoted guardian, the city continues to fight, ignoring naysayers who doubt its team can make it. Seeing itself as protector of the Phoenix Coyotes, Glendale has been on a mission to find a caretaker to keep its hockey team.

Sean Miller agrees to contract extension with Arizona Wildcats
After a brief flirtation with Maryland in Las Vegas on Saturday, Sean Miller decided to remain the Arizona Wildcats' basketball coach.

NFL News:

The Senior Bowl can crush a player’s draft stock, too | ProFootballTalk
When it comes to the Senior Bowl, we tend to focus on the positive impact practices and the game have on draft stock. This January, Colin Kaepernick helped himself immensely by showing the ability to play under center after spending his Nevada career in a shotgun offense. Christian Ponder was the Senior Bowl MVP after his arm appeared shot in the Chick-fil-A Bowl less than a month before.

After finding trauma in NFL players, researchers seek more brains | ProFootballTalk
Dave Duerson, the former Bear who committed suicide this year, was the 15th NFL player whose brain was examined by Boston University researchers, and the 14th who was found to have the brain damage known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy. But that doesn’t necessarily tell the researchers a whole lot.