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Hey, That Leinart Guy Looked Good

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Not many people noticed, but the big star of last week's Cardinals-Packers game was...holy cow!....Matt Leinart.

Leinart finished completed 24 of 38 passes for 346 yards, 3 TDs and an INT.

Yes, I know, it was the preseason.  And the Cardinals were down by four touchdowns at halftime, so it was bombs away for the entire second half.  I get that. 

But...he looked good.  An 11 play, 83 yard drive..touchdown.  A 9 play, 62 yard drive...touchdown.  A rapid-fire 6 play, 59 yard drive...touchdown.  All in the fourth quarter!

It's clear that Kurt Warner is the starting QB in Arizona, but remember that the Cardinals are paying Leinart a ton of money to sit on the bench.   If Warner gets hurt (and at his age it's more than a maybe) and Leinart plays like this, we may not see Warner again the rest of the season.  With Warner consistently being drafted as a Top 5 fantasy QB, that's a bigger risk than people may realize.