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8-27-12: Arizona Cardinals Bird Droppings: Rookie Opener


Time for links on this August 27th, 2012. With the Madden 13 release at Midnight tonight, are you planning on buying it?

Arizona Cardinals News:

Ohrnberger Career No Joke
Ohrnberger, known as one of the funniest men in all of football, didn’t miss a beat. He immediately began re-enacting a scene from the movie Old School, when Will Ferrell’s character shoots himself in the neck with a tranquilizer dart, starts stumbling and speaking in slow motion -- just how Ohrnberger looked on the botched snap.

Word From the Birds Blog | Three straight openers against a rookie QB
With the news today that the Seahawks will start rookie third-round quarterback Russell Wilson at quarterback (over free-agent signee Matt Flynn, in a mild upset given that Wilson had been generating big buzz since the offseason), it obviously impacts the Cardinals.

NFL News:

Wes Welker in trouble after Aaron Hernandez's deal? -
The New England Patriots' tight ends room should be all smiles after Aaron Hernandez's deal, but one of New England's wideouts has to wonder if he'll have to leave town to get paid.

Colt McCoy may get his wish to stay in Cleveland -
Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shurmur may make Colt McCoy's dreams come true. Well, he's not going to actually let McCoy start. But the next best thing.

Reports: Patriots to cut Donte' Stallworth, Gerard Warren -
The return of receiver Donte' Stallworth to New England didn't go as planned. The member of the team's 2007 squad won't be a part of this year's group.

Aaron Hernandez, Patriots agree to long-term deal -
The New England Patriots and Aaron Hernandez have agreed to a five-year contract extension, two sources with knowledge of the situation told and NFL Network reporter Albert Breer.