Arizona Cardinals Who Have Played in the Pro Bowl

July 12th, 2013

The Arizona Cardinals finished the 2012 season with a dismal record of five wins and 11 defeats. They placed fourth in the NFC West. Although the team performed poorly, the Cardinals did send three players to the 2013 Pro Bowl.

Patrick Peterson was the first round draft pick of the Cardinals in 2011. Peterson played his college ball at Louisiana State, and he is currently the starting cornerback for the Cardinals. He had impressive numbers in the 2012 season with Read the rest of this entry »

Arizona Cardinals in the National Football Hall of Fame

May 5th, 2013

After an extended run in the cities of Chicago and St. Louis, the Cardinals relocated west in the Arizona desert in 1988. As of 2013, the Arizona Cardinals franchise has no representative in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. As one of the oldest franchises in the National Football League, the Cardinals do have their fair share of former players from their previous locations in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

From the Chicago Cardinals era, Pro Football Hall of Fame members include: Charles Bidwell, Read the rest of this entry »

Rookies New to the Arizona Cardinals for 2013 Season

May 2nd, 2013

The 2013 NFL Draft is less than a week away, and the Arizona Cardinals have several holes to fill on a depleted roster. New head coach Bruce Arians helped ensure the Cardinals draft new players in all seven rounds of this year’s draft due to acquiring quarterback Carson Palmer in a trade with the Oakland Raiders. Let’s examine some of the players who are on the Cardinals’ radar and could be new rookies joining the team for the 2013 season.

Lane Johnson, an offensive tackle out of Oklahoma would immediately make an impact on a porous offensive Read the rest of this entry »

History of the Arizona Cardinals Football Program

April 28th, 2013

The Arizona Cardinals are one of the oldest teams currently playing professional football. The team was founded in 1898 in the city of Chicago by Chris O’Brien.

In 1920, the team joined the National Football League. The Cardinals and the Bears are the only two original members of the NFL that are still in existence today.

The Cardinals played in Chicago until 1960 when the team moved to the city of St. Louis, Missouri. In 1988, the team moved to Arizona. At first, they were known as the Phoenix Cardnials, but they changed their name to the Arizona Cardinals in 1994. Read the rest of this entry »

Arizona Cardinals Football 2013 Away Games

April 26th, 2013

The Arizona Cardinals under new head coach Bruce Arians look to make their mark in the highly competitive NFC West division as their 2013 road schedule was recently released by the NFL.

On Sunday, September 8th, the Cardinals open the season on the road against former Heisman winner Sam Bradford and the St. Louis Rams. Week 3 has the Cards traveling to the Big Easy to take on Drew Brees and the high-flying New Orleans Saints. The following week the Cardinals complete the second of back to back road games with a matchup against the Read the rest of this entry »

2013 Arizona Cardinals Football Home Games

April 24th, 2013

The Arizona Cardinals home schedule was recently announced by the NFL, and begins a new era of professional football in the desert as the former NFC Champions are led by new head coach Bruce Arians. Arians, most recently of the Indianapolis Colts, more here, stepped in and performed admirably in the absence of head coach Chuck Pagano who was out most of the season battling cancer. The Cards open at home during Week #2 of the season, against the powerful Detroit Lions, led by Megatron, Calvin Johnson on September 15th. Three weeks later the Cardinals return home to host former Rookie of the Year in Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers. The month of October sees the Cardinals play host to both the Seahawks and Falcons just before the bye week. After the break, Arizona returns to home games against the Houston S.W.A.T.T. team in the Texans, and then Arians faces his old team as the Colts come to Arizona in late November. Between the end of November, the regular season home schedule finishes up with two home games over three weeks, as the St. Louis Rams led by Sam Bradford come to visit, and then concludes with the San Francisco 49ers.