NFL 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.
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1
1,628 139
Larry Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Wide receiver
2
1,126 278
Kurt Warner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Quarterback
3
954 234
Patrick Peterson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
ericrdahl added Cornerback
4
697 239
Aeneas Williams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back
5
578 158
Larry Wilson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Safety
6
634 187
Anquan Boldin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Wide receiver
7
565 137
Dick Lane is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Cornerback
8
727 208
Pat Tillman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
9
532 160
Adrian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Safety
10
487 153
Dan Dierdorf is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Tackle, Offensive Lineman
11
371 113
Ottis Anderson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
12
420 66
Calais Campbell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Defensive end
13
454 152
Tyrann Mathieu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Kenne_W added Cornerback
14
380 75
Darnell Dockett is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
bigulcards added Defensive tackle
15
493 230
Carson Palmer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
ericrdahl added Quarterback
16
320 119
Jim Hart is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
willyboymcoy added Quarterback
17
275 89
Jackie Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Tight end
18
282 122
Simeon Rice is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Defensive end
19
251 68
Karlos Dansby is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
slaft added Linebacker
20
255 70
Roy Green is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Cornerback, Return specialist, Safety
21
262 94
Larry Centers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
ericrdahl added Fullback
22
232 81
Roger Wehrli is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
Cornerback
23
248 89
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
TylerFerris added Cornerback
24
160 44
Terry Metcalf is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time
slaft added Running back, Return specialist
25
261 125
Jake Plummer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time