Well, there's finally a new story up on the home page, flashing Michael Ray Garvin's serious biceps on a column about the undrafted kick returner. As expected, it's eerily quiet here today as the clock ticks toward 5 p.m. Anyway, a couple quick tidbits ...
-- Following Darnell Dockett's Twitter page doesn't exactly give you football insight, not this time of year when players are off. But here was one exchange between Darnell and a fan, and while it wasn't earthshattering news, it certainly doesn't give anyone reason to think Dock was planning any skip-training-camp thoughts.
(Fromsw1919) "@ddockett just got twitter, huge cardinals fan, your preformance in the superbowl was amazin, u gonna be a cardinal this year still?"
(From ddockett) "@sw1989 thank u i was trying to get that ring< thanks for all ur support support and yeahthats where ill be thats the look of it."
-- The very insightful Football Outsiders recently broke down the 25 most overrated and 25 most underrated players of the last decade. (Warning -- the links are to ESPN.com's Insider package, within which FO is employed). The only Cardinal on the overrated list is the long since departed tight end Freddie Jones. He's No. 20.
The Cardinal on the underrated list is nearly the "most" underrated, all the way at No. 3 -- safety Adrian Wilson. From the article: "For three straight years (2004-2006) Wilson made his average run tackle closer to the line of scrimmage than any other safety. In 2005, he was the only safety responsible for at least 15 percent of his team's total tackles. He also had eight sacks that year. He was the first safety since 2001 with more than five sacks in one season. For years, he was one of the top two or three safeties against the run and the pass. The only reason we didn't put him at No. 1 is that recently he has started winning the acclamation he deserves."