Team Facts

Firsts, Records, Odds & Ends

Franchise Granted:
September 17, 1920 as the Chicago Cardinals, Charter Member of NFL

First Season:
1920

Moved to St. Louis:
1960

Moved to Phoenix:
1988

Changed Name to Arizona:
1994

Stadium:
University of Phoenix Stadium

Chairman and Owner:
William V. Bidwill

General Manager: 
Steve Keim

Head Coach:
Bruce Arians

NFL Championships:
1925, 1947

NFC Championship:
2008

NFL Western Conference Championships:
1947, 1948

NFC Eastern Division Championships:
1974, 1975

NFC West Division Championships:
2008, 2009

All-Time Record:
(At Start of 2015 Season)
528-729-39

Retired Uniform Numbers:
#8 Larry Wilson
#40 Pat Tillman
#77 Stan Mauldin
#88 J.V. Cain
#99 Marshall Goldberg
 

 

  • First Draft Choice: Jim Lawrence, B, TCU, 1936.
  • First Regular-Season Game: A 0-0 tie vs. the Chicago Tigers, 10/10/20.
  • First Regular-Season Points: Len Sachs recovered the first of three blocked punts for touchdowns in a 21-0 victory over the Detroit Heralds, 10/31/20.
  • First Winning Season: 1922 (8-3).
  • First Playoff Appearance: A 28-21 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL Championship game, 12/28/47.
  • First Pro Bowl Selections: Phil Dougherty, center, and Gaynell Tinsley, end, 1939.
  • First Cardinal Elected to the Hall of Fame: FB Ernie Nevers, charter member, 1963.
  • First to Rush 200 Yards in a Game: John David Crow, 203 yards vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers, 12/18/60.
  • First 1000-Yard Rusher: John David Crow, 1,071yards (1960).
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  • First to Pass 400 Yards in a Game: Charley Johnson, 428 yards vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers, 10/13/63.
  • Most Yards Rushing, Career: Ottis Anderson, 7,999 yards (1979-86).
  • Most Yards Passing, Career: Jim Hart, 34,639 yards (1966-83).
  • Most Receptions, Career: Larry Fitzgerald, 909 receptions (2004-2014).
  • All-Time Leading Scorer: Jim Bakken, 1,380 points (1962-78).
  • Longest Interception Return: Adrian Wilson, 99 yards for a touchdown vs. the Atlanta Falcons, 10/1/06.
  • Most Points Scored by an Individual in a Game: Ernie Nevers scored an NFL record 40 points (6 TDs and 4 PATs) vs. the Chicago Bears, 11/28/29.
  • Most Lopsided Win: A 60-0 victory over the Rochester Jeffersons, 10/7/23.



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