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The NFC West has become the toughest division in football, just a few years after being the laughing stock of the league. The Arizona Cardinals have been one of the best teams in the NFL this season under first year head coach Bruce Arians, a Coach of the Year candidate. Before the NFL expanded to four divisions and the Cardinals played in St. Louis, Arizona played in the NFC East. Too bad they still don’t play there because they would have already locked up a division title. The Cardinals are a very solid football team and could make some noise if they reach the playoffs depending on what happens this afternoon.
At the end of the day, the final standings will be known as will the schedule for the 2014 season. The teams in the NFC West will be facing all of the teams from the NFC East and the NFC West. At-large games will be played at home against the NFC North and road games will be played against the NFC South. Dates and times will be determined later this spring by the NFL league...
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Either this guy doesn’t know how to spell Warner, or he doesn’t care. Anyone know a Cardinals QB named Kurt Werner? pic.twitter.com/H9tEWKjBXL (via @beardgoat) — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) December 29, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Cardinals fan wearing a Kurt “Werner” jersey (Photo) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
A 10-6 record wasn't good enough to get the Arizona Cardinals into the playoffs.
It did, however, generate a locker room bursting with confidence after one season under coach Bruce Arians.
The Cardinals, a woeful 5-11 a year ago, won seven of their last nine, impressive but not quite enough in the tough NFC West. Arizona went 2-4 against teams in its division, with the biggest...
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- There was no denying the gut feeling overtaking Larry Fitzgerald and his Cardinals teammates after Sunday's 23-20 loss to the 49ers at University of Phoenix Stadium.
"It doesn't feel good," Fitzgerald said. "But it doesn't diminish what we were able to accomplish as a unit, as a team. Coach (Bruce) Arians hit it on the head. He said,...
Arizona QB Carson Palmer turned in a gutsy performance Sunday in what turned out to be the Cardinals' final game of the season.Fantasy Spin:He threw for 407 yards on 28-of-49 passing. It was Palmer's second 400-yard game of the season. Arizona finished the year at 10-6, one game out of the final wild card spot. Ironically, Green Bay (8-7-1) and the winner of tonight's...
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd shined in Sunday’s 23-20 loss to the San Francisco 49ers at University of Phoenix Stadium. The 24-year-old Floyd, who flourished in Bruce Arians’ vertical passing offense, caught six passes for 91 yards. Taken out of Notre Dame 13th overall in 2012, the former Irishman snagged 65 pigskins for 1,041 yards and five touchdowns this season...
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The 2013 Pro Bowl selections were announced on Friday, and three Arizona Cardinals were deemed worthy by the voters to head to Hawaii: cornerback Patrick Peterson, outside linebacker John Abraham, and special teams extraordinaire Justin Bethel.
Let’s take a look at the 2013 Arizona Cardinal Pro Bowlers.
(photo credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images...
The Arizona Cardinals (10-5) have had an impressive 2013 season under first-year head coach Bruce Arians. Despite playing in the NFL’s toughest division—the NFC West—Carson Palmer and company are in the hunt for one of the two Wildcard spots in the NFC playoff race entering Week 17. But they’re going to need to beat the San Francisco 49ers (11-4) and have the New Orleans...
Arizona safety Rashad Johnson and San Francisco outside linebacker Dan Skuta were active for Sunday's game between the Cardinals and 49ers.
Johnson was starting in place of injured Tyrann Mathieu, but missed last week's win at Seattle with an ankle injury. Skuta didn't practice all last week with a foot injury. Both had been listed as questionable.
All other players...
Arizona Cardinals' defensive coordinator Todd Bowles.Maybe it’s me, but I’m suddenly thinking the Arizona Cardinals are a lot more ‘legit’ than I ever thought this season. While Arizona ranks just 23rd in total offense, they are also ranked a more impressive 16th in scoring. More importantly, the Cardinals are very, very good defensively for outstanding coordinator Todd...
Help us @TBBuccaneers, you're our only hope. #UseTheForce #TBvsNO
— Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) December 28, 2013
The Arizona Cardinals Twitter account had a hilarious tweet when they asked the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for help getting into the playoffs and made a Star Wars reference in the process. Not only did Tampa Bay respond, but they too made a Star Wars reference...
The NFL schedule makers struck gold when they decided to turn the last game of the season into rivalry week. There is a lot at stake for the Arizona Cardinals when they host the San Francisco 49ers in the last game of the season. The 49ers can position themselves to get the NFC West divisional title with a win and a Seattle Seahawks loss. The Cardinals can clinch a playoff birth...
Sean McMahonBefore we address tomorrow’s game, I would like to shed light on a topic that has bothered me endlessly of late. I am nothing but a small time blogger trying to find his way into the industry, and many of you don’t heed what I write. Being said, I am appalled at the lack of coverage the NFC West accounts for in big media.
I put the NFL Network on my own personal...
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Phil Dawson kicked a 40-yard field goal as the game ended to give San Francisco a 23-20 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, moving the 49ers into the NFC's No. 5 playoff seed.
Dawson had matched his career best with a 56-yarder to put San Francisco (12-4) up 20-17 with 1:45 to go. Jay Feely's 43-yard field goal then tied it for Arizona with...
After working his magic with Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts a year ago, Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians is up to his old tricks, this time resurrecting the career of former Pro Bowl caliber veteran Carson Palmer – and simultaneously, the near-future hopes of a Cardinals’ franchise desperate to get back into legitimate Super Bowl title contention ever since the...
TEMPE, Ariz. -- First-year general manager Steve Keim and first-year coach Bruce Arians haven't had much time to bask in the satisfaction of a successful transition season that saw the Cardinals post just their second 10-win season since moving to the Phoenix area in 1988.
Such is life in the NFL. Success is difficult to maintain and momentum must start anew each season.