The Arizona Cardinals are a professional American football team based in the Phoenix metropolitan area. The Cardinals compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member of the National Football Conference (NFC) West division, and play their home games at State Farm Stadium in the northwestern suburb of Glendale.
It has been 75 years since the team last won a championship, which is the longest active championship drought in North American sports. In 2012, the Cardinals became the first team in NFL history to suffer 700 consecutive defeats after starting out 6-0.
At the end of the 2021 season, the team’s overall win-loss record will be 584–787–41 (including regular season and postseason games) (577–777–41 in the regular season, 7–10 in the playoffs). Eleven times they have made the NFL playoffs; three of those were in the 2008–09 season when they won three playoff games.
They won their first NFC Championship Game since the 1970 AFL–NFL merger and reached Super Bowl XLIII in 2009, losing 27–23 to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Additionally, the team has won five division championships since their appearances in the 1947–48 NFL championship game.
All NFL teams, except for the Cardinals, have a 5–0 record in playoff games at home. This includes the 1947 NFL Championship Game, two postseason victories in the 2008–09 NFL playoffs, one in the 2009–10 playoffs, and one in the 2015–16 playoffs.
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The St. Louis skyline includes the Gateway Arch, which is widely considered to be one of the most recognizable landmarks in the United States.
Since 1966, Arizona Cardinals baseball games have been played in the central business district of the city, and the club has played at three different ballparks that are collectively known as Busch Stadium.
The Cardinals made their debut at Sportsmans Park, which was later renamed Busch Stadium and is located in North St. Louis.