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Sunday, January 18, 2009
A note on the Warner-Haley 'conversation'


Posted by ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Those of you who are watching the FOX telecast no doubt saw the animated conversation between Arizona quarterback Kurt Warner and offensive coordinator Todd Haley. The "discussion" continued during a commercial break and ultimately ended with Warner smiling and walking away.

Generally speaking, such conversations are common on the sideline and not indicative of a major feud. Fiery, competitive people have fiery, competitive conversations. And it's a little early for Warner to be complaining about Haley's play calling.

The Cardinals marched down the field in nine plays on their first drive to take a 7-0 lead. The discussion commenced after their second possession, a three-and-out that ended with a short pass to receiver Larry Fitzgerald on a third-and-9 play.

I wouldn't read much into what you saw on the screen.