The oldest NFL franchise. They currently play in the NFC West.
Founded in 1898 as the Morgan Athletic Club.
Played also as Racine Normals, Racine Cardinals, Chicago Cardinals, St. Louis Cardinals and Phoenix Cardinals.
During the 1944 season because of WWII the Cardinals merged with the Pittsburgh Steelers because so many of their players were in the military,
Won two NFL Championships in 1925 & 1947, NFC Championship in 2008, NFC West in 2008 NFC East in 1974 & 1975 and the NFL West in 1947 & 1948.
Named the Cardinals after their owner bought some used Football Jerseys from the University of Chicago. The faded maroon color was dubbed cardinal red do the team decided to change it's name from the Normals to the Cardinals.