This is the time of year when recent NFL retirees usually feel the tug of football pulling them back in, but Kurt Warner has no such problem.
“It wasn’t difficult watching [Saturday’s preseason game] at all, because I didn’t feel like I was supposed to be there,” Warner told Paula Bolvin of the Arizona Republic. “While I still feel attached to it to some degree, it didn’t feel like I was missing out on something.”
Matt Leinart can rest easier knowing that Warner won’t return to take his job, but it can’t be that easy with Warner’s legacy hanging over him every day in the Arizona papers.
Warner, set to broadcast some NFL games, says he’s been offered reality shows that would follow the experiences of his family, but is wary of it becoming overwhelming. Warner has also talked to movie producers interested in making Warner’s life story. Kurt’s wife Brenda wants Denzel Washington play the lead.
“It would probably challenge Denzel in ways he’s never been challenged before,” Warner said.
Yes, we can see how that would present some difficulties.