Sep 14, 2014; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr. (19) celebrates with Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) after running a punt back for a touchdown against the New York Giants during the fourth quarter at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports


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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.

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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]

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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.

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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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