- The Washington Times - Sunday, February 1, 2009

— It’s hard to go against the Cardinals on Sunday night. I mean, they’ve never lost a Super Bowl.

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In fact, they’ve never lost an NFL championship game when there wasn’t a foot of snow on the ground.

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Wonder if any of that affected the betting line.

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Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie. It’s amazing his name doesn’t run over onto the front of his Cards jersey, isn’t it?

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For those of you scoring at home, that’s 25 letters and one hyphen - which makes the Arizona cornerback the John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt of professional football.

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The only way it could be better is if Rodgers-Cromartie intercepts Ben Roethlisberger on Sunday night. I’d love to hear Al Michaels spit out that mouthful.

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Steelers coach Mike Tomlin gave his final injury report Saturday, by the way. Roethisberger (lower back), he said, is “fine,” Hines Ward (knee) is “great” and Mean Joe Greene (62 years old) will be “a game-time decision.”

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Three comments overheard during Super Bowl week:

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