Dbacks president Derrick Hall Franchise still f

first_img D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ Co-host Mike Golic asked if Cardinals’ receiver LarryFitzgerald would be on board with Manning heading toArizona should he be released by Indianapolis before nextmonth’s roster bonus deadline day.“I’m sure he would love that, and I’m sure the state ofArizona would love that,” Warner said. “They’ve struggledto fill that position and if you get an opportunity tohave a guy like Peyton Manning, assuming he’s back, hechanges the dynamic on your football team.”And Warner acknowledges that Manning could be the X-factorfor the Cardinals, a team that showed promise late in2011, winning seven of their last nine games.“We saw a team that down the stretch won a number a gamesand finished 8-8 with not a lot of pieces. If you add aPeyton Manning to that mix in the NFC West, all of asudden, you’re a big time contender.”The Cardinals aren’t the only team who will exploresigning the NFL’s best pitchman. Miami, Washington, SanFrancisco, Seattle and the New York Jets have already beenlinked through rumors, and there could be more.“It’s going to be that risk-reward. How much to you haveto pay? What’s the risk? Is it all worth it at thispoint in time of his career,” Warner said. “I thinkthat’s what’s going to be interesting is how many teamsjump into the mix saying ‘this is something we have totry’.” What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke The only quarterback to ever lead the Arizona Cardinals toa Super Bowl appearance is making the rounds at radio rowin Indianapolis at this year’s Super Bowl, and he’s gotsome interesting thoughts on his former team’s quarterbackposition.Kurt Warner joined ESPN Radio’s Mike and Mike (mornings 5to 9 a.m on Arizona Sports 620) and discussed the loomingpossibility that Colts quarterback Peyton Manning could bewearing Cardinal red in 2012. Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocationcenter_img Top Stories 0 Comments   Share   Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right awaylast_img

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