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My favorite football team.

  • Aug 14, 2009
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I used to follow the Cardinals back when they were in St. Louis.  I became a fan because I also liked the baseball Cardinals.  Since they played in the NFC East I was able to watch them lose to all the top teams of the division on CBS.  I remember watching Neil Lomax, Roy Green, Stump Mitchell and Pat Tilly.  Lomax could have been a great quarterback if it wasn't for his injuries.  After years of posting consecutive losing seasons the Cards were able to make the playoff in 1998 only to get lose in the second round to the Minnesota Vikings. 

I was so happy to see Dennis Green come in and rebuild the team.  He signed Kurt Warner and Edgerrin James and drafted key players such as Larry Fitzgerald,  Darnell Dockett, Karlos Dansby, Deuce Lutui, Antrel Rolle, Eric Green and J.J. Arrington who play major parts in the team's 2008 run to the Super Bowl.
But after three losing seasons he was let go and replaced by Ken Wisenhunt who would give the team that extra punch they needed to overcome their losing attitude that has hung over the team for so many years.  I was surprised and shock to see how well the Cardinals played in 2008.  They were so close to winning the Super Bowl.  But in the end they realized the were the Cards and lost to a superior team the Pittsburgh Steelers.  But they proved that they belong in the top flite of NFL teams.

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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.
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