Hall of Fame nominee Kurt Warner talks football and fatherhood

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By Tami Hoey By Tami Hoey

PHOENIX -- It's not just a big week for the Patriots and Seahawks. It's a big week for Kurt Warner, too! In addition to possibly finding out Saturday if he will be inducted into the Hall of Fame Class of 2015, he will also be extremely busy as an analyst on the NFL Network.

"It gets really busy, but you also know it's the last week of the year," he says. "You can kind of take a deep breath and relax."

Tara Hitchcock caught up with the former Arizona Cardinals quarterback at his home, where he talked football and fatherhood.

Warner and his wife Brenda have seven children. Two of his daughters even appear in Warner's new Toyota commercial. "The idea is one bold choice," he says. "It's about, as a parent, about the bold choices we have to make to raise our kids and do the things we have to do."

He admits sometimes parenting is tough. "But in the end, those are the things that help us raise great, strong kids," he says.

Warner also talked to Tara about the excitement of having the Super Bowl played right here in the Valley.

"I think the greatest part is that it's in my hometown," he says. "I can go home, be with my kids, sleep in my own bed and just kind of go out where I need to."

Warner is among the 15 Modern-Era Finalists who will be considered for election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame when the Hall’s Selection Committee meets in Phoenix on Saturday, January 31, 2015.

To find out more information about Warner and his organization "First Things First," visit www.kurtwarner.org.

Three first-year eligible nominees – Junior Seau, Orlando Pace, and Kurt Warner – are among the 15 Modern-Era Finalists who will be considered for election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame when the Hall’s Selection Committee meets in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday, January 31, 2015.
- See more at: http://www.profootballhof.com/enshrinement/2015/1/8/class-of-2015-finalists-announced/#sthash.UPKuAeak.dpuf
Three first-year eligible nominees – Junior Seau, Orlando Pace, and Kurt Warner – are among the 15 Modern-Era Finalists who will be considered for election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame when the Hall’s Selection Committee meets in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday, January 31, 2015.
- See more at: http://www.profootballhof.com/enshrinement/2015/1/8/class-of-2015-finalists-announced/#sthash.UPKuAeak.dpuf