Oct 12, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles tight end James Casey (left) celebrates his 26-yard touchdown catch with tight end Zach Ertz (86), tight end Brent Celek (87) and guard Matt Tobin (64) against the New York Giants during the second quarter at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports


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Scott Allen, editor

I am married to Andrea and a father of one, Brady. He's seven and loves his daddy's Dbacks and Cardinals. I am a graduate of the University of Arizona and Brophy College Prep.

Cyle Gill, Staff Writer

I'm a native of Phoenix, Az. Born and raised. I'm 30 and have 2 wonderful kids. Love everything about the Arizona Cardinals and always willing to chat about them. If you have any questions or just want to talk football, feel free to E-Mail me at [email protected]

Troy Tauscher, Staff Writer

I'm a 18 year old high school senior. I've lived in Arizona and been a huge Phoenix Suns and Arizona Cardinals fan my whole life. I began writing for FanSided in the summer of 2013 and write for both the Suns and Cardinals. I plan to pursue a degree in journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Arizona State University.

Earl Burnett, Staff Writer

Earl Burnett (A.K.A) Kazual_E is a very outgoing person with lots of self motivating drive, a single father of three daughters,resided in the Valley for 6 years now. Earl is currently studying for his BA in Business Sports Management at Grand Canyon University and will be transfering to Arizona State University to complete his journalist degree at the Walter Kronkite School of journalism. A writer for three years, done work for Fansided.com / and also Sports Media news 101. and Pro Player Insiders. His writing was noticed by a popular radio show in the Valley "The Freaks" with kenny and crash where he appeared as a guest on the show. Earl has also done interviews with Cardinals players the likes of Larry Fitzgerald, Calais Campbell and more. Earl is also doing some voice over work with the long term goal of getting his voice on radio, as he has a great radio voice and personality. Earl is also in the making of his own internet radio podcast for all thing sports in Arizona. Has very deep Christian values and currently studies in Hebrew and Greek.

Zac Snyder, administrator

Zac Snyder got hooked on the Detroit Lions after his dad took him to a Monday Night Football game against the Los Angeles Raiders in 1990. The show put on by Barry Sanders and Bo Jackson that night was only surpassed by what Zac could do with Barry in a game of Tecmo Super Bowl.

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