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Arizona Cardinals

  • Super Bowl Championships: 0
  • Last Super Bowl Appearance: Super Bowl 33
  • Claim to Fame: The Cardinals are the only NFL team that has never lost a playoff game at home. They’re 5-0
  • Claim to Shame: The Cardinals have gone 70 years without winning a championship

The Arizona Cardinals were founded in 1898 in Illinois as the Chicago Cardinals. The franchise has since then relocated to Pittsburgh, St. Louis, and finally, Arizona.

A rather awkward time in the history of the franchise came with the temporary 1944 merger of the Chicago Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers. After an underwhelming 0-10 season, the merger was dissolved shortly thereafter.

Despite having one of the longest existences in the NFL, the Cardinals have never won a Super Bowl in the Lombardi era.

In Super Bowl 33, The Cardinals looked to have their first Super Bowl title, until Ben Roethlisberger marched the Steelers down the field and found Santonio Holmes in the corner of the end zone with 35 second remaining.

Losing seasons are a dime a dozen for Cardinals fans, and if you bet on them last couple seasons, well … history repeated itself. The Cardinals are just 13-17-2 ATS over the last two years.

It’s safe to say the Arizona Cardinals are in “rebuild” mode, but the foundations of that rebuild are hopefully in place in the form of first-year head coach Kliff Kingsbury and first-overall pick Kyler Murray at QB.

Kingsbury brings his air-raid offense from the college ranks, which should play to Murray’s strengths. The pair will also have the forgotten-about David Johnson at their disposal at running back. Still just 25 years old, Johnson is a lethal threat both on the ground and through the air as long as everything around him isn’t falling to pieces.

Former Texas A&M standout Christian Kirk is entering his second year and should put up better numbers in Kingsbury’s system, while rookie Andy Isabella represents an interesting weapon in the slot.

The defense, which finished 18th in DVOA last year, is going to be a problem. And while All Pro CB Patrick Peterson is suspended for the first six games of the year, it’s going to be a terrible, horrible, no-good, very-bad problem. But this is a rebuild year where the most important thing is developing Murray and the other young players who will be the foundation of Arizona’s next competitive team a couple seasons down the road.

ATS Record

Overall Home Away
7-4-1 3-3-0 4-1-1

Over/Under Record

Overall Home Away
7-5-0 4-2-0 3-3-0

Team defense

Type Rank Season Stats
PPG Allowed 31 29.3
YPG Allowed 32 426.3
Passing YPG Allowed 32 307.5
Rushing YPG Allowed 24 118.8
Turnovers Forced 28 11

Team offense

Type Rank Season Stats
PPG 20 21.3
YPG 23 331.8
Passing YPG 22 217.7
Rushing YPG 14 114.1
Turnovers Committed 3 9

Team standings

Name Record Div Record Streak
ARI 3-8-1 0-4-0 5L
LAR 7-5-0 1-2-0 1W
SEA 10-2-0 3-0-0 5W
SF 10-2-0 3-1-0 1L

Team leaders

Name Score Achievement
Kyler Murray 2,866 Passing
Kyler Murray 446 Rushing
Larry Fitzgerald 649 Receiving
Kyler Murray 18 Touchdowns
Chandler Jones 13 Sacks
Jordan Hicks 3 Interceptions

Injury reports

Player Injury Status Notes
Robert Alford Shin IR Alford is on injured reserve due to a fractured tibia and is without a timetable for return. Lasted Updated: 09/01/2019
Zach Allen Neck IR Allen is on the injured reserve list due to a neck injury. Lasted Updated: 12/02/2019
Jonathan Bullard Hamstring out Bullard is idle with a hamstring injury, and he is likely to be out of the lineup for multiple weeks. Lasted Updated: 12/02/2019
Hakeem Butler Finger IR Butler has been ticketed for the injured reserve list with an avulsion fracture in his finger. Lasted Updated: 08/25/2019
D.J. Foster Hamstring IR Foster has wound up on the injured reserve list with a hamstring injury. Lasted Updated: 10/28/2019
Lamont Gaillard Knee out Gaillard is sidelined with a knee injury, and it is unclear when he will return to the lineup. Lasted Updated: 12/01/2019
Marcus Gilbert Knee IR Gilbert has landed on the injured reserve list due to a torn ACL in his knee. Lasted Updated: 12/02/2019
Clinton McDonald Stinger IR McDonald is on the injured reserve list with stinger. Lasted Updated: 12/02/2019
Jordan Mills Knee IR Mills has been placed on the Injured Reserve/Designated for Return list due to a knee injury, and it is uncertain if he will be available against the Steelers on Sunday. Lasted Updated: 12/03/2019
Brooks Reed Hamstring IR Reed has landed on the injured reserve list due to a hamstring injury. Lasted Updated: 11/08/2019
Josh Shaw Shoulder IR Shaw has hit the injured reserve list due to a shoulder injury, and has also been suspended indefinitely for betting on NFL games. Lasted Updated: 11/29/2019
William Sweet Foot IR Sweet has been placed on the injured reserve list with a foot injury. Lasted Updated: 09/03/2019
Jalen Thompson Head questionable Thompson has a head injury, and it is unclear if he will suit up against the Steelers on Sunday. Lasted Updated: 12/03/2019
Brett Toth Illness IR Toth has been designated for the Injured Reserve/Non-Football Illness list with an illness. There is no timetable for return. Lasted Updated: 10/20/2019
Brandon Williams Shoulder IR Williams has reverted to injured reserve after clearing waivers with a shoulder injury. Lasted Updated: 09/03/2019
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