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Kurt Warner

I Feel More Allegiance to Arizona

... Than St. Louis

4/3/2014 6:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Kurt Warner Arizona Cardinals
He took 'em BOTH to Super Bowls ... but Kurt Warner tells TMZ Sports he feels more allegiance to the Arizona Cardinals than the St. Louis Rams

Kurt was in NYC yesterday when he explained why ... saying it's due to the fact AZ was the last place he played, he knows a lot of people in the org., and he still lives in 'Zona. 

Of course, Warner said he has nothing but respect for the Rams -- and is thankful for everything they gave him ... like his first shot in the NFL after he spent time in the Arena league and NFL Europe. 

FYI -- the Rams also gave Warner his first BIG pro contract in 2000 ($46.5 mil for 7 years). 

But the Rams also dumped him in 2004 ... and it was the Cards who took a chance on the guy after Kurt's less than stellar season with the Giants. 

So, in the end ... Kurt says he's a bird man now -- and that's the way it's gonna be.

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5 COMMENTS

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1.

Tara    

Kurt is my man no matter what he says. I was in St. Louis when he was a Winner.... :-)

143 days ago
2.

BLUE UGLY 💩    

They both suck

143 days ago
3.

chip    

I always wonder what if he never got his thumb hurt against the Chiefs! Sad he says that about the Rams but his heart is where he is at. God bless you Kurt. A real stand up guy.

142 days ago
4.

Chuck    

Why should he Feel an allegiance to STL? After leading them to multiple Super Bowls, an accident with a Christmas gift knife pretty much ruined him. When he couldn't perform to their standards they turned on him. Rabidly. I don't even care about football but even I could appreciate that he was a cannon that could put that ball anywhere.

141 days ago

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