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
1,280 122
Larry Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Wide receiver

2
906 218
Kurt Warner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Quarterback

3
725 195
Patrick Peterson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
ericrdahl added Cornerback

4
545 197
Aeneas Williams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

5
454 130
Larry Wilson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Safety

6
510 158
Anquan Boldin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Wide receiver

7
443 144
Adrian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Safety

8
441 118
Dick Lane is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Cornerback

9
572 181
Pat Tillman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time

10
386 131
Dan Dierdorf is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Tackle, Offensive Lineman

11
304 92
Ottis Anderson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time

12
324 48
Calais Campbell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Defensive end

13
372 107
Tyrann Mathieu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Kenne_W added Cornerback

14
415 184
Carson Palmer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
ericrdahl added Quarterback

15
300 59
Darnell Dockett is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
bigulcards added Defensive tackle

16
257 102
Jim Hart is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
willyboymcoy added Quarterback

17
231 107
Simeon Rice is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Defensive end

18
224 81
Jackie Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Tight end

19
201 61
Karlos Dansby is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
slaft added Linebacker

20
216 83
Larry Centers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
ericrdahl added Fullback

21
208 74
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
TylerFerris added Cornerback

22
204 66
Roy Green is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Cornerback, Return specialist, Safety

23
188 75
Roger Wehrli is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Cornerback

24
223 109
Jake Plummer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time

25
164 79
Neil Lomax is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
willyboymcoy added Quarterback

26
162 75
Conrad Dobler is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time

27
114 38
Terry Metcalf is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
slaft added Running back, Return specialist

28
147 65
Charley Trippi is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Running back, Return specialist, Halfback

29
143 62
Ernie Nevers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Running back, Fullback

30
107 33
Mel Gray is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
slaft added Wide receiver

31
220 162
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
ericrdahl added Running back

32
123 26
David Johnson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
LuckyDarth123 added Running Back

33
137 63
Ollie Matson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Running back, Return specialist, Halfback

34
110 56
Chris Johnson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
azc21 added Running back, Return specialist

35
112 64
John Brown is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time

36
94 26
Mike Iupati is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Guard

37
89 40
Dwight Freeney is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Connor Regan added Outside Linebacker, Defensive end, Linebacker

38
118 90
Michael Floyd is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Wide receiver

39
82 38
Deone Bucannon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Connor Regan added

40
84 37
Garrison Hearst is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
CMCSS03 added Running back

41
116 88
Andre Ellington is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
FaithJezek added

42
77 27
Edgerrin James is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Running back

43
100 56
Ted Ginn, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
CMCSS03 added Wide receiver

44
66 34
Eric Swann is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Kenne_W added Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

45
70 43
Luis Sharpe is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
slaft added Tackle, Offensive Lineman

46
55 45
David Boston is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
CMCSS03 added Wide receiver

47
40 8
Daryl Washington is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
JamesRyan44 added Linebacker

48
39 7
Antrel Rolle is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Devbo added Cornerback, Safety

49
89 66
Paddy Driscoll is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Quarterback

50
57 41
Charley Johnson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
slaft added Quarterback