Warner won't be same QB at 38
The Cardinals signal-caller hits the age when even the best fade away
With the regular season less than a month away, the Football Outsiders use their unique brand of analysis to break down each of the league's 32 teams. The series moves to the NFC West with this preview of the Arizona Cardinals.
Season Preview -- Arizona Cardinals
A veteran linebacker will see more time on the field in a new defensive scheme, while the team's elder-statesman quarterback projects to have a huge drop-off this season.
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2009 NFL PRESEASON
Football Outsiders Preview
Football Outsiders uses advanced stats to give you a player on the rise, another one in decline and a key player to watch for each team in the preseason. The series starts in the AFC West and runs for 32 consecutive days.