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Arizona Cardinals Fall to 49ers, 23-20; Out of the Playoffs
December 30th, 2013 at 6:25 AM
***PHOTO1***The season is over for the gritty Arizona Cardinals. Phil Dawson's 40-yard field goal as time expired lifted the San Francisco 49ers to a 23-20 triumph over the Red Birds yesterday at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. The loss, coupled with the Saints' victory over Tampa Bay, eliminated Arizona from playoff...

Arizona Cardinals Beat Tennessee Titans, 37-34 in Overtime
December 15th, 2013 at 6:39 PM
***PHOTO1***The cardiac Cards were back at it again. Jay Feely booted a 41-yard field goal in overtime to lift the Arizona Cardinals to a thrilling 37-34 victory over the Tennessee Titans this afternoon at chilly LP Field in Nashville. The Red Birds blew a 17-point fourth quarter lead but hung on...

Arizona Cardinals Defeat St. Louis Rams, 30-10; Mathieu Hurt
December 9th, 2013 at 4:56 AM
***PHOTO1***If the Arizona Cardinals are going to make it to the NFC playoffs, they are going to do so on the backs of their defense. Karlos Dansby returned an interception 23 yards for a touchdown and John Abraham tackled Kellen Clemens for a safety to lead the Red Birds to a...

Philadelphia Eagles Edge Arizona Cardinals, 24-21; Four-Game Winning Streak Snapped
December 1st, 2013 at 3:53 PM
***PHOTO1***The winning streak for the Arizona Cardinals is over. Nick Foles tossed three touchdown passes and LeSean McCoy rushed for 79 yards to lead the Philadelphia Eagles to a 24-21 victory over the Arizona Cardinals this afternoon at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. The loss snapped a four-game winning streak for the...

Palmer Leads Arizona Cardinals Past Jacksonville Jaguars, 27-14
November 17th, 2013 at 3:44 PM
***PHOTO1***Carson Palmer was the name of the game for the Arizona Cardinals this afternoon at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, FL. The Cardinals quarterback threw for a season-high 419 yards and two touchdowns, including a 91-yarder to Michael Floyd, to lead the Arizona Cardinals to a 27-14 triumph over the Jacksonville Jaguars. The...

Arizona Cardinals Defeat Houston Texans, 27-24
November 10th, 2013 at 6:43 PM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals matched their win total of all of last season by beating the Houston Texans, 27-24 this afternoon at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. Tight end Rob Housler scored the first touchdown of his NFL career when he grabbed a 12-yard TD pass from Carson Palmer (20-32, 241...

Arizona Cardinals Fall to Seattle Seahawks, 34-22
October 17th, 2013 at 10:30 PM
***PHOTO1***In a huge NFL West battle, the Arizona Cardinals dropped a 34-22 decision to the Seattle Seahawks tonight at a very loud University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. Carson Palmer was under tremendous pressure all game - he was sacked seven times as the Red Birds' offensive line continues to struggle....

Arizona Cardinals Fall to San Francisco 49ers, 32-20 in NFC West Battle
October 13th, 2013 at 7:01 PM
***PHOTO1***Vernon Davis was a little too much for the Arizona Cardinals this afternoon. The San Francisco 49ers dynamic tight end caught eight passes for 180 yards and two touchdowns to lead the San Francisco 49ers to a 32-20 triumph over the Arizona Cardinals at Candlestick Park in a key NFC West...

Defense Dominates as Arizona Cardinals Defeat Carolina Panthers, 22-6
October 6th, 2013 at 6:18 PM
***PHOTO1***Their defense did it again. For the second consecutive week the Arizona Cardinals displayed an impressive defensive showing, sacking quarterback Cam Newton seven times and adding three interceptions as the Red Birds whipped the Carolina Panthers, 22-6 this afternoon at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. The victory lifted Arizona's record to...

Bruce Arians Quite Pleased with Arizona Cardinals’ Comeback Win
September 30th, 2013 at 5:10 AM
***PHOTO1***Needless to say, Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians was very pleased with his team's dramatic 13-10 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers yesterday in sunny Florida. It was not just because the Red Birds won to even their record at 2-2 this season. It was the way they did it...

Arizona Cardinals Edge Tampa Bay, 13-10; Even Record at 2-2
September 29th, 2013 at 3:25 PM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals rallied from a 10-point fourth quarter deficit to defeat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 13-10 this afternoon at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay. Jay Feely's 27-yard field goal with 1:29 remaining in the fourth quarter gave the Red Birds the victory. Carson Palmer's 13-yard touchdown pass to Larry Fitzgerald with...

Arizona Cardinals Fall to New Orleans Saints, 31-7; Drop to 1-2 on Season
September 22nd, 2013 at 3:32 PM
***PHOTO1***That was ugly. The Arizona Cardinals fell to 1-2 on the season by dropping a 31-7 decision to the New Orleans Saints this afternoon at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans. The Saints improved to 3-0 on the season. Not much went right for the Red Birds, that's for sure. Alfonso Smith's three-yard...

Bruce Arians Savoring First Victory as Arizona Cardinals Head Coach
September 17th, 2013 at 5:04 AM
***PHOTO1***There is nothing like getting your first victory as a head coach with your new team. Bruce Arians knows that wonderful feeling now following the Arizona Cardinals' 25-21 triumph over Detroit on Sunday in Glendale. "It’s always special,” Arians told azcentral.com. “You never know when you’re going to get it. We...

Arizona Cardinals Rally to Defeat Detroit Lions, 25-21, in Home Opener
September 15th, 2013 at 9:07 PM
***PHOTO1***It wasn't easy but Bruce Arians has his first victory as Arizona's head coach. Rashard Mendenhall's 1-yard touchdown run with 1:59 remaining rallied the Arizona Cardinals to a thrilling 25-21 triumph over the Detroit Lions in the home opener for the Red Birds at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. Mendenhall finished...

Arizona Cardinals Have Best QB Since Warner in Carson Palmer
September 9th, 2013 at 6:48 AM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals may have lost a heart-breaking 27-24 decision to the St. Louis Rams in their season opener yesterday in St. Louis but they have something more important. That is their best quarterback since Kurt Warner retired after the 2009 season - Carson Palmer. The 11-year veteran, making his first...

Strong Defense Powers Arizona Cardinals Over Packers, 17-0
August 10th, 2013 at 5:07 AM
***PHOTO1***The Arizona Cardinals kicked off their 2013 pre-season campaign in grand style last night with a 17-0 triumph over Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field. The Cardinals defense, a true up-and-coming unit last season, was dominant. They recorded three sacks, one forced fumble and one interception, and that...

Former Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin Now Super Bowl Champion
February 4th, 2013 at 5:47 AM
***PHOTO1*** He played seven seasons in the desert and teamed with Larry Fitzgerald to become one of the best wide receiver duos in the NFL while with the Arizona Cardinals. Now following Baltimore's 34-31 victory over San Francisco last night in Super Bowl XLVII, Anquan Boldin can call himself a Super Bowl...

Fitzgerald, Washington, Peterson Enjoy NFL Pro Bowl Victory
January 28th, 2013 at 5:52 AM
***PHOTO1*** Another wild NFL Pro Bowl is in the books - the NFC defeated the AFC, 62-35 at Aloha Stadium in Aiea, Hawaii last night. The most important thing that came out of this all-star event is that the players actually seemed to care and played hard - quite a difference...

Arizona Cardinals’ Report Card for Week 17 of the NFL Season
December 31st, 2012 at 11:50 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals concluded their 2012 season with a 27-13 loss to the San Francisco 49ers yesterday at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. Let's take a look at their Report Card for that contest: Offense: D + First the good news: Rookie wide receiver Michael Floyd had a sensational game, making eight...

Arizona Cardinals Conclude Season with 27-13 Loss to San Francisco 49ers
December 30th, 2012 at 8:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** The curtain finally dropped on the Arizona Cardinals' disappointing season Sunday with a 27-13 setback to NFC West rival San Francisco at Candlestick Park. Wide receiver Michael Crabtree caught two touchdown passes, giving him four against Arizona this season, to lead the 49ers to victory and the NFC West crown. The...