Saw this one coming

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Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner retired from football after last season it was expected that quarterback Matt Leinart would be the starter in 2010.

However, Pro Football Talk is reporting that  Leinart has already been benched as quarterback Derek Anderson will the starter this Saturday.

Simply, I saw this one coming a mile away.

People forget about what happened last time Leinart was the starter as Cardinals head coach Ken Wisenhunt kept benching Leinart over and over again.

The fact is that Wisenhunt has the patience of a five year old in a toy aisle.

The thing is though the Cardinals are different on offense this year as they traded wide receiver Anquan Boldin away.

You simply don’t trade away someone like Boldin away without having some kind of affect on the team.

If Leinart fails completely in Arizona Cardinals fans have only one person to blame and that is Wisenhunt as jerking Leinart around has clearly ruined Leinart’s confidence.

In the end, it looks like it is back to the basement of the NFL for the Cardinals once again.

Forbes article paints a bleak picture

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Forbes came out with its annual evaluation of the worth of all 32 franchises in the National Football League.

After reading the article one can only assume one ugly collective bargaining negotiations are one the horizon.

Overall the league as a whole their value decreased  by two percent, but it was the lower end teams that took a big hit.

Teams like the Buffalo Bill, Saint Louis Rams, and Jacksonville Jaguars franchise’s were devalued by double digits numbers. The reason being that the teams have too many expenses.

The main culprit is the amount of money that goes towards players salaries.

On teams like those those mentioned above the amount of money that goes to players can equal over 70 percent of their overall revenue.

Owners know that this trend has to stop, which is why they opted out of the current collective bargaining agreement early as it was just a terrible deal.

In the end, unless players realize that owners aren’t going to budge from their position there won’t be any football in 2011.