This Date in Football: Happy Birthday, Kurt Warner

A Football Life, Arizona Cardinals, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

This date in football, June 22, 2012, is the 40th birthday of Kurt Warner – whose story is among the most memorable in NFL history.  Everyone recalls the part about the grocery store where Warner worked the graveyard shift after college to support himself until he got a chance in the NFL.  What might be forgotten is the role Warner’s family played in his career, supporting and inspiring him to make his pro football dreams come true.  As we wish him a happy birthday today, here’s a look back at Kurt Warner the dependable husband, loving father and resilient quarterback – as originally presented in 2011 on Kurt Warner: A Football Life.

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