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4 ARIZONA Cardinals
Paul Zimmerman
September 01, 1997
The last time a homegrown quarterback was drafted by and started for the Cardinals was early in 1992, when Timm Rosenbach got the call. Since then the position has been a revolving door—Chris Chandler, Steve Beuerlein, Dave Krieg, Boomer Esiason, a procession of recycled signal-callers. High hopes, followed by same old, same old.
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September 01, 1997

4 Arizona Cardinals

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The running game is deceptive. LeShon Johnson, now a backup, broke loose for 214 yards against New Orleans, but Arizona also had five sub-60-yard rushing games. The defense isn't good enough to keep the team out of shoot-outs, which is why Graham figures so heavily. Big man, big arm, small paycheck.

"If I prove myself," he says, "the big money will come."

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