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Arizona Cardinals Fall to Denver Broncos; Stanton, Campbell, Peterson Hurt
October 6th, 2014 at 4:51 AM
The Arizona Cardinals lost more than just a football game yesterday. ***PHOTO1*** Not only did the Red Birds drop a 41-20 decision to the Denver Broncos yesterday afternoon at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, they also lost starting quarterback Drew Stanton, defensive end Calais Campbell, and cornerback Patrick Peterson...

Arizona Cardinals Soar to 3-0 with Victory Over San Francisco 49ers
September 22nd, 2014 at 5:02 AM
The streak is over. ***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Cardinals broke their four-game losing streak against NFC West rival San Francisco yesterday afternoon with a thrilling 23-14 victory over the 49ers at raucous University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. The win lifted the Red Birds to 3-0 while the Niners dipped to 1-2. Arizona outscored...

Observations from Arizona Cardinals’ 25-14 Victory Over New York Giants
September 14th, 2014 at 3:19 PM
The long plane ride home from East Rutherford, NJ will be a very pleasant one for the Arizona Cardinals this evening. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Birds lifted their record to 2-0 with a 25-14 triumph over the New York Giants this afternoon at sunny MetLife Stadium in the Meadowlands. The Giants dipped to 0-2. Here...

Rookie John Brown Lifts Arizona Cardinals Past the San Diego Chargers
September 9th, 2014 at 5:44 AM
Rookie wide receiver John Brown looks like he'll be quite an impact player for the Arizona Cardinals this season. Last night showed that. ***PHOTO1*** Brown, Arizona's third round draft choice from Pittsburg State (Kansas) this year, caught a 13-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Carson Palmer with 2:25 remaining to lift the Red...

Arizona Cardinals Fall to San Diego Chargers in Preseason Finale; Jonathan Cooper Plays
August 29th, 2014 at 7:49 AM
In a battle of field goals, the Arizona Cardinals came up a little short last night. ***PHOTO1*** Nick Novak booted four field goals to lift the San Diego Chargers over the Red Birds, 12-9 in the preseason finale at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. It was a ho-hum affair in which Arizona...

Observations from Arizona Cardinals’ 19-13 Preseason Loss to the Cincinnati Bengals
August 25th, 2014 at 7:01 AM
The Arizona Cardinals dropped their preseason record to 1-2 last night with a 19-13 setback to the Cincinnati Bengals at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. The game was featured on Sunday Night Football on NBC-TV. ***PHOTO1*** Here are some observations: **The starters on both teams played the first half with Cincinnati owning...

Arizona Cardinals Drop 30-28 Decision to Minnesota Vikings in NFL Preseason Action
August 17th, 2014 at 6:58 AM
Second string quarterback Drew Stanton completed six of eight passes for 81 yards and a touchdown but it wasn't enough as the Arizona Cardinals dropped a 30-28 decision to the Minnesota Vikings last night in NFL preseason play at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. ***PHOTO1*** Vikings rookie signal-caller Teddy Bridgewater tossed a...

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...