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6-21-11: Bird Droppings - Practice and QBs

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Today, we look at some links on Whisenhunts interview from the other day and a look at how some of the players want to get team workouts set up.

Arizona Cardinals News:

Word From the Birds Blog - Whisenhunt Sirius-ly talks QBs
Coach Ken Whisenhunt was on Sirius XM NFL radio today with Adam Schein and Rich Gannon, talking not only about his upcoming trip to the Persian Gulf, but also his team. Not surprisingly, he was asked about the quarterback situation. Also not surprisingly, no names were specifically mentioned, save for John Skelton, whom the coach did not rule out as potential 2011 QB. Whisenhunt did say, however, the Cards will be adding a quarterback (of course) and that when the labor stoppage ends, the Cards will be ready and need to be ready to make a move quickly.

Cardinals had their QB but he couldn't keep his mouth shut -
The seemingly never ending search for the Cardinals quarterback didn't have to happen. One year ago the team seemed content with their post-Warner QBs, with Matt Leinart, Derek Anderson, John Skelton and Max Hall all readying themselves for training camp. Then Leinart went and opened his mouth. blogs - Kent Somers - Cardinals trying to put together practice
A handful of players, including safety Adrian Wilson and receiver Larry Fitzgerald, are trying to schedule a minicamp within the next couple weeks, but the logistics are proving to be a challenge.

Whisenhunt talks about upcoming quarterback hunt | ProFootballTalk
Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt doesn’t just want a quick fix at quarterback when the lockout ends. He’d love to acquire a player to truly build around.

What is the definition of a true fan? -
What is the definition of a true fan? Unbelievably loyal? Die-Hard? Band-Wagon? Watch every game on TV or listen on the radio? Just a sucker?

NFL News:

NFL owners to discuss labor talks Tuesday - ESPN
One day of owners' meetings could turn into two. Whether that's a sign of progress toward the end of the lockout and labor peace is debatable.

Lockout: Source: NFL won't vote on CBA at owners' meeting - ESPN
League lawyer Bob Batterman is confident Tuesday's owners meetings will not stretch until Wednesday and a league source told ESPN's Sal Paolantonio that there will be no vote taken at the meetings on a new collective bargaining agreement.

NFL: Supplemental drafts are tricky - ESPN
Teams considering Terrelle Pryor must weigh the checkered history of supplemental draft picks, writes John Clayton in his latest mailbag.

Hall of Famers call out NFL, want better benefits for retirees - ESPN
His body battered and bruised by a Hall of Fame career in the NFL, Joe DeLamielleure limped to the podium to state his case.