Arizona Cardinals



NFC West

Established: 1898; 120 years ago
First season: 1920
Play in University of Phoenix Stadium
Glendale, Arizona
Head coach: Steve Wilks

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League championships

NFL Championships (pre-1970 AFL–NFL merger) 1925*, 1947

Conference championships

NFC: 2008

Division championships

NFL West: 1947, 1948. NFC East: 1974, 1975. NFC West: 2008, 2009, 2015

Playoff appearances

NFL: 1947, 1948, 1974, 1975, 1982, 1998, 2008, 2009, 2014, 2015



The Arizona Cardinals are an American football team that plays in the NFL. They are based in Glendale, Arizona.

Establishment and History

The team has been around since 1898, which makes it one of the oldest in the NFL.

The team has changed its name and moved to different cities several times over the years. The team started out as the Morgan Athletic Club in Chicago. It then moved to St. Louis and then, in 1988, to Arizona.

Over the years, the team has had its fair share of ups and downs, but it has become a competitive team in the NFL.

Home Stadium

State Farm Stadium is in Glendale, Arizona. This is where the Arizona Cardinals play their home games. The stadium opened in 2006 and has room for 63,400 people. The stadium has a natural grass playing surface and a roof that can be opened and closed.

Notable Players

The Arizona Cardinals have had a number of well-known players over the years. Larry Fitzgerald, Kurt Warner, Pat Tillman, Anquan Boldin, and Carson Palmer are some of the most well-known players in the team’s history.

Fitzgerald is thought to be one of the best wide receivers in NFL history and a future Hall of Famer by many.

Head Coaches

Over the years, the Arizona Cardinals have had more than one head coach. Jim Hanifan, who led the team to the playoffs for the first time in 1974, and Bruce Arians, who led the team to the NFC Championship game in 2015, are two notable coaches.

The current head coach, Kliff Kingsbury, started with the team in 2019 and has done well in his first few years.


The San Francisco 49ers, the Seattle Seahawks, and the Los Angeles Rams are some of the teams the Arizona Cardinals play against in the NFL.

The team has a rivalry with the 49ers because they were both in the NFC West division at the same time. They also have rivalries with the Seahawks and Rams because they are also in the NFC West.

Fan Base

The fans of the Arizona Cardinals have stuck with the team through both good and bad seasons. The team has fans all over the state of Arizona and even outside of it. Many fans travel to other cities to see the team play.

The team’s success over the past few years has only made its fans more excited. The “Bird Gang” fan club and the “Cardinals Flight Plan” TV show are two of the Cardinals’ traditions that fans really like.

Overall, the Cardinals’ fans are a big reason for the team’s success and a sign of how long the team has been in the NFL.