A couple of links here before we (OK, I) begin a four-day holiday weekend:
– Former Cardinals coach Don Coryell, the most successful coach in modern Cardinals’ history before Ken Whisenhunt, passed away Thursday at the age of 85. The San Diego Tribune did a great story on Coryell, who will be better known for the aerial attack he put together for the Chargers in the early 1980s. But those Cardinals’ teams everyone has referenced the last couple of years — the 1974-76 squads that achieved double-digit wins in a 14-game seasons — were constructed by Coryell. UPDATE: Here is a story about Coryell’s years with the Cardinals.
– Kent Somers has a nice piece on Deuce Lutui becoming a U.S. citizen tomorrow, timely given the controversy this state has seen because of SB 1070. Congrats to Lutui, who has been working on becoming an official citizen since 2001, something his father wanted. Unfortunately, Lutui’s father passed away last season, but Lutui made sure the dream came true. On a side note, Lutui declined comment on both his weight and contract situation.
Tags: Deuce Lutui, Don Coryell
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