Cardinals guard Colledge (and his beard) thinking big

BY foxsports • August 3, 2013

Ariz. --
Daryn Colledge is out indefinitely
with a nerve issue in his leg, but he's still garnering some attention
in Cardinals training camp thanks to a beard that would make hockey players

Colledge, projected as the Cards' starting
right guard, explained his impressive growth Saturday before the team's annual Red and White practice.

“I’ve always been a
facial-hair aficionado kind of guy. It’s one of those things where I cut
all of my hair off my head for the heat and I got lonely.

"I thought I’d grow the beard out this year, and now
that I’m injured, I got to leave it on. I don’t even got time to shave
anymore with all the treatment I got. I might just let it go the whole
season. We’ll see where it goes. The last time I grew my beard out, I
won a championship with Green Bay, and maybe we can use this as a
catapult this year.”

Colledge noted that the Super
Bowl is in New Jersey this year, and while this isn't quite a guarantee

"When you hold a cold-weather Super Bowl like
this year, you’ve got to plan ahead of time,” he said. "So maybe I’m
just getting ready for what I expect this team to be able to do this

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