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Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Yes, Cardinals can talk Super Bowl

By Mike Sando

The Arizona Cardinals have an extra week to prepare for their next opponent, the Pittsburgh Steelers.

They have more than three years to prepare for an opportunity to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl, which is returning to University of Phoenix Stadium following the 2014 season. The game is scheduled for February 2015.

The Cardinals' Super Bowl appearance following the 2008 season fell one year after the New York Giants beat the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium.

My easier-said-than-done five-step plan for the Cardinals to play the Super Bowl in their home stadium:
That last one is the key variable for Arizona. The offseason storyline for Kolb and other players -- imagine what they'll do with a full offseason of preparation -- is predictable and possibly accurate, too.