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This season marks Ken Whisenhunt’s sixth year with the Arizona Cardinals as their head coach. Whisenhunt experienced early success with the team going 8-8 in his first year in 2007, and a remarkable second year in 2008; that with the help of quarterback Kurt Warner the Cardinals were able to finish the season with a 9-7 record and an appearance in the Super Bowl. Since then however, the team has experienced one good season, going 10-6 in 2008, which was then followed up by two mediocre seasons.
As many fans know, the NFL, and professional sports as a whole, have turned into a what have you done for me lately type of businesses. Well lately the Cardinals have not been a team to be feared, and started out the season considered by many experts as one of the worst teams in the league. How can something like this happen after great success just three years ago? The answer is that Whisenhunt inherited good players when taking the job in 2007, which is the reason for the early success. However, once Warner retired, the Cardinals started going downhill as Whisenhunt was unable to find a decent replacement for Warner at quarterback.… Read more
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Arizona Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt is inching closer to acknowledging that Kevin Kolb will be the starting quarterback for Sunday's game at New England.
Whisenhunt said Thursday that ''it doesn't look great'' for John Skelton being able to play as he recovers from the ankle injury sustained in last Sunday's season opener against Seattle. Kolb relieved...
By BOB BAUM
AP Sports Writer
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Arizona Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt is inching closer to acknowledging that Kevin Kolb will be the starting quarterback for Sunday's game at New England.
"We still have time," Whisenhunt said. "It doesn't look great for John (Skelton) being able to play, but Kevin's had a very good week of practice and has...
Arizona Cardinals all pro wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald constantly gets credit for being well-rounded and a classy kind of guy.
Fox Sports Arizona is reporting that Fitzgerald will display another facet of his game on September 20 when he leads the Phoenix Symphony in the National Anthem in what is being called a once in a lifetime performance, showcasing the best of sports...
The Cardinals suddenly look like a real football team, and that's thanks in no small part to an under appreciated defensive unit that held the Patriots to just 18 points in a stunning victory against the New England Patriots.
Oddly enough, the Cardinals held the lead most of the game, but in classic Tom Brady fashion, the Patriots made a run to tie the game late....
As the 1-0 Arizona Cardinals get set to fly east to take on the 1-0 New England Patriots on Sunday, let’s take a look at some interesting notes in their all-time series:
1) The overall series is tied up at 6-6.
2) The Patriots have won the last five contests.
3) The last time the two teams met was on a snowy day in Foxboro in Dec. 2008. This is one the Red Birds would like to forget...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Backup quarterback Kevin Kolb threw for one touchdown and ran for another, Stephen Gostkowski missed a potential winning field goal in the final seconds, and the Arizona Cardinals upset the New England Patriots 20-18 on Sunday.
The Patriots took over when Vince Wilfork recovered a fumble at the Cardinals 30-yard line with 1:01 left. A 30-yard run into the...
Arizona quarterback John Skelton is inactive for Sunday's game at New England with an ankle injury.
Skelton, who started the Cardinals' opener last Sunday against Seattle, had been expected to miss the game against the Patriots after spraining his right ankle in the fourth quarter of the 20-16 win over the Seahawks. Kevin Kolb replaced him and passed for the decisive touchdown...
LAS VEGAS – Mike Leach is an accomplished football coach, but his greatest skill might be his ability to answer a question at length without providing an answer. Alas, it is the reporter’s solemn duty to ask questions. So, Mike, who’s it going to be at quarterback next week – Jeff Tuel or Connor Halliday?
PLENTY OF TIX FOR SUNDAY LEFT!!! New England Patriots vs. Arizona Cardinals @ Gillette Stadium on Sunday, Sep 16, 2012 - 1:00 PM