Arizona Cardinals

4th NFC West (--)

Founded: 1920

Stadium: University of Phoenix Stadium

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Game Averages (2014)

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PTS
19.4(24th)
YDS
319.8(24th)
PASS YDS
238.0(14th)
RUSH YDS
81.8(31st)
(league rank)

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  • Cardinals make history

    07/28/2015
    The Cardinals hired Jen Welter of the Indoor Football League as the first woman to hold a coaching position in the NFL. Hear what coach Bruce Arians has to say about breaking the league's gender barrier.
  • Cardinals agree to one-year deal with TE Jermaine Gresham

    07/24/2015
    The Cardinals announced Friday that tight end Jermaine Gresham has agreed to a one-year deal. The former first-round pick spent the first five years of his NFL career with the Cincinnati Bengals.
  • Gresham to meet with Cardinals

    07/20/2015
    Still rehabbing from herniated disc surgery, former Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham is scheduled to visit the Arizona Cardinals on Tuesday, per Ian Rapoport.
  • Palmer: 'I'm not even thinking about my knee'

    07/17/2015
    The Cardinals will ebb and flow with Carson Palmer in 2015. After watching the team without him in 2014 and through their early playoff exit, there is no doubt about this.
  • Making the Leap: 'Something different' about Brown

    07/10/2015
    Carson Palmer has noticed "something different" about John Brown this year. Will the Cardinals' deep threat make the leap to a complete wide receiver in 2015?
  • Comeback Player candidates for 2015

    06/29/2015
    Adrian Peterson will present an interesting debate for Comeback Player of the Year honors this season. Find out which other stars are preseason candidates for the award in 2015.
  • Cardinals GM finding success with underdogs

    06/29/2015
    The Cardinals have completely turned around their program under general manager Steve Keim. Part of the reason for Arizona's surge? Keim's penchant for gambling on unheralded prospects.
  • Brown buzzing: Five takeaways from Cardinals minicamp

    06/09/2015
    Carson Palmer is 100 percent again. John Brown is opening eyes. And Andre Ellington is sharing starter snaps for now. NFL Network's Alex Flanagan has the scoop from day one of Cardinals minicamp.
  • Palmer '100 percent' entering Cardinals' minicamp

    06/09/2015
    Carson Palmer will take part in his first live 11-on-11 drills when the Arizona Cardinals open minicamp today. Palmer said he is "100 percent" after suffering an ACL tear.
  • Cardinals' John Brown adds weight to combat press coverage

    06/04/2015
    Arizona Cardinals receiver John Brown ditched the fast food diet and put on 10 pounds of muscle to help combat fatigue and press coverage that stymied him down the stretch last season.
  • Cards reward DE Rucker with one-year extension

    06/01/2015
    The Cardinals agreed to terms with defensive end Frostee Rucker on a one-year extension, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports. Will Arizona's revamped defensive line be improved in 2015?
  • Cards RB coach: David Johnson 'reminds me a lot of Matt Forte'

    05/29/2015
    Arizona Cardinals running backs coach Stump Mitchell said rookie running back David Johnson is "a smart young man" with "excellent hands" and reminds him a lot of the Bears' Matt Forte.
  • Mathieu on injuries: Feels good to be free

    05/24/2015
    Tyrann Mathieu might be entering his first fully healthy season in the NFL. Having the versatile defender back at full speed can only help offset some of the departures in Arizona.
  • Arians: Palmer knows 'the clock's ticking'

    05/20/2015
    Coach Bruce Arians said this week that Carson Palmer knows the "clock's ticking" on his NFL career. Does that mean the Cardinals are going all-out to win the Super Bowl?
  • Arians: Logan Thomas' No. 3 QB job is 'wide open'

    05/19/2015
    Coach Bruce Arians made it clear Tuesday that Logan Thomas' No. 3 quarterback job is "wide open" this offseason. Is undrafted rookie Phillip Sims a threat to Thomas' roster spot?
  • Arians: RB David Johnson 'will find a niche quick' with Cardinals

    05/17/2015
    Cardinals coach Bruce Arians went out of his way to pour praise on running back David Johnson, calling the rookie "very, very bright" and set for an immediate role in Arizona.
Draft 2015 more
Pick Player
Rd 1, Pick 24 (24) Humphries, D.J. OT 
Rd 2, Pick 26 (58) Golden, Markus DE 
Rd 3, Pick 22 (86) Johnson, David RB 
Rd 4, Pick 17 (116) Gunter, Rodney DT 
Rd 5, Pick 22 (158) Riddick, Shaquille DE 
Rd 5, Pick 23 (159) Nelson, J.J. WR 
Rd 7, Pick 39 (256) Christian, Gerald TE 
Scoreboard more
Bank of America Stadium - Wk 18 1 2 3 4 T
Arizona Cardinals 0 14 0 2 16
Carolina Panthers 10 3 14 0 27
Schedule more
Wk Date Opponent Time
P1 Sat, Aug 15 Kansas City 9:00 PM ET
P2 Sat, Aug 22 San Diego 10:00 PM ET
P3 Sun, Aug 30 @ Oakland 8:00 PM ET
P4 Thu, Sep 03 @ Denver 9:00 PM ET
1 Sun, Sep 13 New Orleans 4:05 PM ET
2 Sun, Sep 20 @ Chicago 1:00 PM ET
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Injuries more
Player (Pos) Injury
No Injuries Reported
Postseason Leaders more
Passing Att Cmp Yds TDs
Ryan Lindley 28 16 82 1
Rushing Car Yds Avg TDs
Kerwynn Williams 10 23 2.3 0
Stepfan Taylor 3 3 1 0
Receiving Rec Yds Avg TDs
John Brown 4 34 8.5 0
Larry Fitzgerald 3 31 10.3 0
John Carlson 3 25 8.3 0
Robert Hughes 1 6 6 0
Transactions more
Date Transaction
6/5 Jon Halapio (G) Free Agent Signing (free agent signing).
5/13 Darryl Sharpton (LB) Free Agent Signing (free agent signing).
5/11 Jon Halapio (G) Waived, No Recall (waived, no recall).
5/6 Alfonzo Dennard (DB) Assigned via Waivers (assigned via waivers).
NFC West more
Team W L T Win %
St. Louis 0 0 0 .000
Seattle 0 0 0 .000
San Francisco 0 0 0 .000
Arizona 0 0 0 .000

Head Coach more

Bruce Arians

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The Arizona Cardinals announced the hiring of Bruce Arians as the team's head coach on Jan. 17, 2013. He has agreed to terms on a four-year contract with a team option for a fifth.

Arians spent the 2012 season as the offensive coordinator for the Indianapolis Colts while also serving 12 games as interim head coach during Chuck Pagano's absence while being treated for leukemia.

Some of the highlights from Arians' 2012 season in Indy:

» Led the Colts to a 9-3 record in his 12 games and helped Indianapolis clinch a playoff berth while tying the NFL record for most wins ever by an interim coach.

» Was named both "Coach of the Year" and "Assistant Coach of the Year" by Pro Football Weekly & the Pro Football Writers of America.

» Arians and Pagano shared "Coach of the Year" honors from the Maxwell Club in Philadelphia and were named "AFC Coach of the Year" by NFL 101 in Kansas City.

» Indy's nine-win improvement from 2011 (2-14 to 11-5) matched the third-largest single-season turnaround in NFL history.

» Rookie QB Andrew Luck threw for the most passing yards (4,374 yards) by a rookie in NFL history.

Luck had an NFL rookie record six 300-yard passing games and led the Colts on seven game-winning drives in the fourth quarter or OT, the most by a rookie QB since the 1970 merger.

In all, Indy's rookies also combined for 3,108 yards rushing and receiving, the most of any team since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger according to STATS LLC.

Arians joined the Colts after spending eight seasons (2004-2011) with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including the last five as offensive coordinator. While with the Steelers, Arians was instrumental in the development of QB Ben Roethlisberger, helping him become the second-youngest QB to win two Super Bowls (26 years, 336 days). As offensive coordinator, Arians was part of Steeler teams that won three AFC North Division titles, two AFC Championships and Super Bowl XLIII.

In 2009, the Steelers' offense became the first in team history to have a 4,000-yard passer, two 1,000-yard receivers and a 1,000-yard rusher in the same season. That team also broke franchise records for passing first downs (210) and passes completed (351).

Arians has spent 20 years as an NFL assistant coach with five different teams (Indianapolis: 2012; 1998-2000, Pittsburgh: 2004-11, Cleveland: 2001-03, New Orleans: 1996, and Kansas City: 1989-92). During his first stint in Indianapolis (1998-2000), Arians served as the Colts' quarterbacks coach and tutored Peyton Manning. In 2000, Manning totaled 4,413 passing yards and 33 touchdowns to break his own single-season franchise record.

Arians began his coaching career in 1975 at his alma mater, Virginia Tech, before moving on to coach at Mississippi State (1978-80), Alabama (1981-82;1997), and Mississippi State (1993-95). He also served as the head coach at Temple for six seasons (1983-88). A native of Paterson, N.J., Arians played quarterback collegiately at Virginia Tech and was voted the team's MVP as a senior in 1974.

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  1. Published: Jan. 3, 2015 at 08:52 p.m.

    Carolina Panthers punt returner Brenton Bersin muffs a punt in the first quarter and Arizona Cardinals cornerback Justin Bethel recovers the ball.

  2. Published: Jan. 3, 2015 at 07:53 p.m.

    Carolina Panthers punter Brad Nortman fumbles the snap in the fourth quarter.

  3. Published: Jan. 3, 2015 at 05:48 p.m.

    Arizona Cardinals cornerback Antonio Cromartie intercepts a pass from Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the second quarter.

  4. Published: Jan. 3, 2015 at 05:19 p.m.

    Arizona Cardinals quarterback Ryan Lindley finds tight end Darren Fells for a 1-yard touchdown in the second quarter.

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