Football The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time  

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A list of the best Arizona Cardinals of all time. A charter member of the NFL, the Cardinals were originally based in Chicago when they first joined the league. The team spent 49 years in the Windy City before moving to St. Louis ahead of the 1960 season. Those early Cardinals teams features multiple Hall of Famers like Charley Trippi, Ernie Nevers and John "Paddy" Driscoll. The last Cardinals team to win a championship was based in Chicago, and the year was 1947.

The St. Louis Cardinals featured some great players as well. Dan Dierdorf is a Hall of Fame lineman who spent his entire 13 year career in St. Louis. The same goes for Hall of Fame tight end Jackie Smith and cornerback Roger Wehrli. These players were some of the best Cardinals in team history. Ottis Anderson is considered one of the greatest Cardinals ever. Though the team made the playoffs only once during his time with the team, Anderson still holds several team records.

The Cardinals are currently based in Phoenix, and are now called the Arizona Cardinals. Larry Fitzgerald, the team's superstar receiver and one of the best receivers in football, is bound for Canton and in 2008, the Cardinals went to the Super Bowl behind Fitzgerald, quarterback Kurt Warner and receiver Anquan Boldin. These players are considered the best Cardinals ever.

This is the list of the best Arizona Cardinals of all time. If you see someone missing from this list, feel free to add him. Vote or rerank this list according to who you think is the greatest Arizona Cardinals player of all time.
list ordered by

1
1,387 128
Larry Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Wide receiver

2
967 237
Kurt Warner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Quarterback

3
793 209
Patrick Peterson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
ericrdahl added Cornerback

4
596 208
Aeneas Williams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

5
493 137
Larry Wilson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Safety

6
556 165
Anquan Boldin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Wide receiver

7
471 121
Dick Lane is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Cornerback

8
621 189
Pat Tillman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time

9
468 153
Adrian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Safety

10
422 136
Dan Dierdorf is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Tackle, Offensive Lineman

11
325 97
Ottis Anderson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time

12
360 57
Calais Campbell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Defensive end

13
332 63
Darnell Dockett is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
bigulcards added Defensive tackle

14
449 204
Carson Palmer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
ericrdahl added Quarterback

15
401 123
Tyrann Mathieu is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Kenne_W added Cornerback

16
278 110
Jim Hart is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
willyboymcoy added Quarterback

17
253 111
Simeon Rice is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Defensive end

18
236 87
Jackie Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Tight end

19
221 64
Karlos Dansby is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
slaft added Linebacker

20
238 88
Larry Centers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
ericrdahl added Fullback

21
221 67
Roy Green is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Cornerback, Return specialist, Safety

22
226 80
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
TylerFerris added Cornerback

23
203 77
Roger Wehrli is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Cornerback

24
240 113
Jake Plummer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time

25
175 85
Neil Lomax is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
willyboymcoy added Quarterback

26
176 78
Conrad Dobler is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time

27
127 42
Terry Metcalf is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
slaft added Running back, Return specialist

28
153 30
David Johnson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
LuckyDarth123 added Running Back

29
151 66
Ernie Nevers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Running back, Fullback

30
153 71
Charley Trippi is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Running back, Return specialist, Halfback

31
119 37
Mel Gray is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
slaft added Wide receiver

32
148 65
Ollie Matson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Running back, Return specialist, Halfback

33
233 179
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
ericrdahl added Running back

34
124 71
John Brown is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time

35
102 45
Dwight Freeney is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Connor Regan added Outside Linebacker, Defensive end, Linebacker

36
124 68
Chris Johnson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
azc21 added Running back, Return specialist

37
95 44
Deone Bucannon is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Connor Regan added

38
101 32
Mike Iupati is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Guard

39
130 101
Michael Floyd is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Wide receiver

40
94 41
Garrison Hearst is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
CMCSS03 added Running back

41
90 32
Edgerrin James is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Running back

42
124 95
Andre Ellington is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
FaithJezek added

43
77 37
Eric Swann is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Kenne_W added Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

44
84 45
Luis Sharpe is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
slaft added Tackle, Offensive Lineman

45
111 65
Ted Ginn, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
CMCSS03 added Wide receiver

46
54 7
Antrel Rolle is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Devbo added Cornerback, Safety

47
65 49
David Boston is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
CMCSS03 added Wide receiver

48
67 44
Charley Johnson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
slaft added Quarterback

49
51 30
Jay Feely is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Placekicker

50
77 44
Pat Tilley is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
slaft added Wide receiver