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Hall of Fame cornerback Deion Sanders says Patrick Peterson -- not Richard Sherman -- is the best corner in the NFL. Also, Peterson appears not to be in a rush to receive his assuredly massive contract extension.

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Deion Sanders says Arizona Cardinals’ Patrick Peterson, not Seattle Seahawks’ Richard Sherman, is best comparison - AZCentral
“First of all, I know this position. When you look up, ‘cornerback,’ you see me. There’s a picture of me. When I start talking about cornerbacks, there’s Darrelle Revis; Champ Bailey; (Antonio) Cromartie from the Jets; Joe Haden; and, of course, Patrick Peterson. They play both sides. They play every receiver.

"But with Sherman..."

Patrick Peterson awaiting Arizona Cardinals' move - ESPN
“As soon as the GM [Steve Keim] and [director of football administration] Mike Disner, and all those guys want to start talking (about a contract extension), we’re definitely wide open for it,” Peterson said.

Cardinals season review: Cornerbacks | FOX Sports on MSN
The Cardinals starting cornerbacks appear set for 2014, but the team needs depth. Craig Morgan reports.

Titans name Eason assistant defensive line coach - Yahoo Sports
Former Cards defensive lineman Nick Eason joins Ken Whisenhunt in Tennessee.

Arizona Cardinals president rips Glendale over planning ahead of Super Bowl XLIX - ESPN
"I think they're acting very selfishly," [Cardinals president Michael Bidwill] said. "I think that you look at specifically the hotels out there, they're just worried about their bottom line and that's not the way great cities act. That's not the way great leaders act.

"If people want to be big time and big cities, they've got to come together."

O’Brien Schofield driven after being cut by Arizona Cardinals - AZCentral
“That’s fresh, that’s very fresh,” Schofield said Thursday. “They cut me on the field. I’ve always had a chip on my shoulder, and that’s going to carry me through the rest of my career and life.”

Cardinals broadcaster Glenn Parker lost 5 Super Bowls - ESPN
“You get a lot of questions, but in reality, how do you lose five Super Bowls? You play in five Super Bowls.”

Super Bowl picks and predictions: Staff split between Broncos, Seahawks - Revenge of the Birds
We reveal our picks for the big game.


Game manager: Russell Wilson has been stamped with a label most quarterbacks resent, but what kind of player is he really? -
Russell Wilson has been stamped with a label most quarterbacks resent, but what kind of player is he really?

Super Bowl 2014: What to expect when you're expecting to win - a look at 'Enver. - Field Gulls
Nope. That "Enver has no D" joke still isn't funny. Sorry Chiefs fans.

Super Bowl 48, Seahawks vs. Broncos: Derrick Coleman, no excuses [VIDEO] - Field Gulls
A short interview with Derrick Coleman for the Hearing Loss Community.

Seizing Momentum: Denver Drives for Dominance - Mile High Report
[This is] not a comparison of the Broncos and Seahawks, but rather speaks to the character of Denver's team this year. Put simply: Never count the Broncos out. They may be behind by two touchdowns at halftime, or kept to a low score after three quarters, yet they can still seize momentum, dominate the game, and score 24 points before you get back from that liquor store run.

Super Bowl 2014 Six Pack: Weather improving as Denver Broncos move indoors - Mile High Report
Things are shaping up to be perfect football weather. Cold, but not freezing. Windy, but not blustery. Dry, but overcast. Love it!

Super Bowl security: Is the NFL ready for everything? -
"If you can think of a way to attack an event like this, we're pretty confident we've already thought of it and put a plan in place to mitigate the threat," one FBI agent said.