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Kurt Warner Retires
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Saying his time in the NFL was the best 12 years of his life, quarterback Kurt Warner is retiring.

The Arizona Cardinals star ends a rags-to-riches career that included time in the Arena Football League and NFL Europe.

Warner holds the mark for the top three passing performances in Super Bowl history. He completed 65.5 percent of his passes for 32,344 yards and 208 touchdowns in 124 regular season games. Warner and Fran Tarkenton are the only NFL quarterbacks to throw for 100 touchdowns and 14,000 yards for two teams.

A man of deep faith who carried a Bible to each post-game news conference, Warner is walking away with a year left on a two-year, $23 million contract, knowing he still has the skills to play at the highest level.

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