A few years later, Warner wound up with another struggling franchise, the Arizona Cardinals, and Warner took them to a Super Bowl, too. And Martz, the former whiz-kid coach, was nowhere to be seen.
Along the way, Warner's come off as a great quarterback, a fine man and a terrific father. He's active in the community through his charitable organizations, and his humility makes him special.
Warner retired the other day after a 12-year career, and it's obvious now that Warner was the reason the Rams were great. The NY Times did a nice story about Warner and his retirement. Warner said he's as excited about the next 12 years as he was about the past dozen years; it'll be interesting to see what he'll do.
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