Arizona Cardinals in History

Events in Sport


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1995-12-25 Dallas Cowboys' Emmitt Smith makes a NFL record of 25 touchdowns in a season against the Arizona Cardinals

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  • 2005-10-02 NFL plays first regular season game outside United States when the Arizona Cardinals defeat the San Francisco 49ers, 31-14 in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 2009-01-18 NFC Championship, University of Phoenix Stadium: Arizona Cardinals beat Philadelphia Eagles, 32-25
  • 2009-02-01 Super Bowl XLIII, Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Arizona Cardinals, 27-23; MVP: Santonio Holmes, Pittsburgh, WR
  • 2009-02-08 NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: NFC beats AFC, 30-21; MVP: Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals, WR
  • 2016-01-24 NFC Championship, Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC: Carolina Panthers beat Arizona Cardinals, 49-15
  • 2018-11-25 LA Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers sets NFL single-game record, completing 25-straight passes in 45-10 win v Arizona Cardinals; Mark Brunell & David Carr previously share record (22); also sets NFL record for best single-game completion % (96.6)
  • 2019-04-25 NFL Draft: Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray #1 pick by Arizona Cardinals

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1931-07-31 Bill Bidwill, American NFL team owner (Arizona Cardinals 1962-2019), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2019)
  • 1958-10-20 Dave Krieg, NFL quarterback (Arizona Cardinals, Tennessee Oilers)
  • 1961-01-23 Trey Junkin, American football tight end (Arizona Cardinals), born in Conway, Arkansas
  • 1962-03-10 Andre Waters, NFL safety (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1962-04-11 Terry Hoage, American NFL wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals), born in Ames, Iowa
  • 1963-03-30 Lomas Brown, NFL tackle (Detroit Lions, Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1963-04-06 Lorenzo Lynch, NFL safety (Az Cardinals, Oakland Raiders)
  • 1963-06-24 Duval Love, NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1963-09-16 Garth Jax, American NFL middle linebacker (Arizona Cardinals), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1964-06-14 Jamie Dukes, American NFL center (Arizona Cardinals), born in Schenectady, New York
  • 1964-08-04 Clyde Simmons, NFL defensive end (Az Cardinals, Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • 1965-10-28 Eric Floyd, NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1966-03-07 Jeff Feagles, NFL punter (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1966-04-11 Mark Higgs, American football running back (Arizona Cardinals), born in Owensboro, Kentucky
  • 1966-05-26 Anthony Edwards, NFL wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1966-11-14 Eric Hill, NFL middle linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1966-12-28 Joe Wolf, US NFL player (Arizona Cardinals), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-02-16 Robert Massey, NFL cornerback (Arizona Cardinals, Detroit Lions)
  • 1967-04-22 Mike Buck, NFL quarterback (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1967-05-18 Karl Dunbar, NFL defensive tackle (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1967-10-11 Rob Selby, American NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1967-10-13 Derrick Moore, American NFL running back (Az Cardinals, Carolina Panthers), born in Albany, Georgia
  • 1968-01-29 Aeneas Williams, American football cornerback (Arizona Cardinals), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1968-02-16 Cecil Gray, NFL tackle (Arizona Cardinals), born in Harlem, New York
  • 1968-04-19 Keith McCants, American NFL defensive end (Arizona Cardinals), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • 1968-05-27 Cedric Smith, NFL running back (Wash Redskins, Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1968-06-01 Larry Centers, American NFL fullback (Pro Bowl 1995, 96, 2001; All-Pro 1996; Super Bowl 2003; Arizona Cardinals, Buffalo Bills, NE Patriots), born in Tyler, Texas
  • 1968-09-27 Rob Moore, NFL wide receiver (NY Jets, Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1968-11-01 Kent Graham, American NFL quarterback (New York Giants), born in Winfield, Illinois
  • 1968-11-19 Matt Darby, NFL safety (Buffalo Bills, Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1969-07-09 Jerry Drake, NFL defensive linesman (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1969-08-17 Ed Cunningham, NFL center (Arizona Cardinals) and sports announcer, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1970-01-26 Ronald Moore, American NFL running back (NY Jets, St Louis Rams, Az Cardinals), born in Chowchilla, California
  • 1970-03-12 Michael Bankston, NFL defensive end (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1970-04-10 J. J. McCleskey, American NFL safety (New Orleans Saints, Arizona Cardinals), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1970-05-12 Stevie Anderson, NFL wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1970-05-22 Marcus Dowdell, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1970-08-09 Chris Gedney, NFL tight end (Chicago Bears, Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1970-08-16 Eric Swann, NFL defensive tackle (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1970-08-17 Bernard Wilson, American NFL defensive tackle (Arizona Cardinals), born in Nasville, Tennessee
  • 1970-10-24 Walter Dunson, NFL running back and kick returner (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1970-11-19 Larry Tharpe, NFL tackle (Arizona Cardinals, Detroit Lions)
  • 1971-01-04 Garrison Hearst, American NFL running back (Arizona Cardinals, SF 49ers), born in Lincolnton, Georgia
  • 1971-01-15 LeShon Johnson, American football running back (Arizona Cardinals), born in Haskell, Oklahoma
  • 1971-01-25 Kevin Williams, American football wide receiver (Az Cardinals, Dallas Cowboys), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1971-04-09 Anthony Redmon, American NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals), born in Brewton, Alabama
  • 1971-04-25 Eric England, NFL defensive end (Arizona Cardinals), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • 1971-07-03 Terry Irving, NFL outside linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1971-07-09 Chadrick Brown, NFL defensive end (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1971-07-10 Brent Alexander, NFL defensive back (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1971-07-15 Ernest Dye, NFL tackle (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1971-08-18 Kevin Bouie, American football running back (Philadelphia Eagles, Ariz Cardinals), born in Pahokee, Florida
  • 1971-08-31 Mike Caldwell, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns, Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1971-09-07 Wesley Leasy, American NFL linebacker (Arizona Cardinals), born in Vicksburg, Mississippi
  • 1971-09-08 Dave Merritt, American NFL outside linebacker (Arizona Cardinals), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1971-09-20 Ryan Terry, American NFL running back and kick returner (Arizona Cardinals), born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina
  • 1971-10-16 Simon Shanks, NFL inside linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1971-12-15 Chris Maumalanga, NFL defensive tackle (Chicago Bears, Az Cardinals)
  • 1972-01-17 Wendall Gaines, American NFL tight end (Arizona Cardinals), born in Vernon, Texas
  • 1972-02-02 Lance Brown, NFL defensive back (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1972-02-15 Lance Scott, NFL offensive linesman (Arizona Cardinals), born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1972-05-24 Tito Paul, American NFL defensive back (Arizona Cardinals, Cincinnati Bengals), born in Kissimmee, Florida
  • 1972-06-02 Brad Ottis, tackle (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1972-06-10 C J Richardson, NFL safety (Arizona Cardinals, Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1972-07-07 Stoney Case, American NFL quarterback (Arizona Cardinals), born in Odessa, Texas
  • 1972-07-23 Oscar McBride, NFL tight end (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1972-09-07 Cedric Davis, American NFL cornerback (Arizona Cardinals), born in Brandon, Florida
  • 1972-12-14 Johnny Mcwilliams, American football tight end (Arizona Cardinals), born in Pomona, California
  • 1973-02-17 Frank Sanders, NFL wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1973-02-19 Tommy Bennett, safety (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1973-03-03 James Dexter, tackle (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1973-03-22 Joe Nedney, kicker (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1973-05-22 Aaron Graham, professional American football player (Arizona Cardinals), born in Las Vegas, New Mexico
  • 1973-11-02 Ben Graham, Australian Football League ruckman and executive (Geelong, Western Bulldogs) and NFL punter (Arizona Cardinals), born in Geelong, Victoria
  • 1973-11-19 Jamir Miller, NFL outside linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1973-11-30 Ty Howard, cornerback (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1974-02-24 Simeon Rice, American NFL defensive end (Super Bowl 2002, Tampa Bay Buccaneers; 3-time Pro Bowl), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1974-02-27 Chris Dishman, American football offensive lineman (Arizona Cardinals), born in Cozad, Nebraska
  • 1974-06-25 Leeland McElroy, American football running back (Arizona Cardinals), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • 1974-08-24 Tony McCombs, American football linebacker (Arizona Cardinals), born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky
  • 1974-11-15 Fred Brock, wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1974-12-19 Jake Plummer, quarterback (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1974-12-29 Tom Knight, American football cornerback (Arizona Cardinals), born in Summit, New Jersey
  • 1979-12-27 Carson Palmer, American NFL quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2002, USC; Pro Bowl 2005, 06, 15; Cincinnati Bengals, Arizona Cardinals), born in Fresno, California
  • 1983-05-11 Matt Leinart, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2004, USC; NFL: Arizona Cardinals, Houston Texans) and broadcaster (Fox Sports), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1997-08-07 Kyler Murray, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2018, U of Oklahoma; 2019 NFL Draft #1 pick Arizona Cardinals), born in Bedford, Texas

Deaths in Sport

  • 2019-10-02 Bill Bidwill, American NFL team owner (Arizona Cardinals 1962-2019), dies at 88