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Sunday, November 27, 2016


The Arizona Cardinals lost to the Atlanta Falcons 38-19.  The loss drops the Cardinals record to 4-6-1 and eliminates them from the slim chance they had at the playoffs.

The Cardinals started the game doing something they have done all season, score a touchdown on their opening possession.  They were unable to keep up with the Falcons despite playing a good game.

This game went the same way the season has gone.  They were unable to live up to their expectations.  With 5 games left the Cardinals are now playing for pride.

Saturday, November 26, 2016


The day after Thanksgiving marks tradition for many Americans,  but it's not the Black Friday shopping that caught college football fans eyes. Friday marked the begin of rivalry week.

There are some big match ups with playoff implications today but perhaps the greatest rivalry and one of the oldest was played last night.

Arizona State took it's 5-7 record on the road to Tucson to face in state rival and lowly 2-9 Arizona.  Anyone who has ever been any part of this game before knows records don't mean anything to these two teams.

The two teams first started playing each other back in 1899 before Arizona was even a state. That's how it got it's name.  Arizona leads the series 49-40-1.

ASU came in to the game needing the win to become bowl eligible,  while the Wildcats knew their season was over after the game.

Arizona dominated the game winning 56-35 in a shootout.  The Wildcats ran all over the Sun Devils, literally, with a  players rushing for more than 100 yards.  The game ended disappointing seasons for both teams.

Last nights game was exciting and proved why it's the best rivalry in college football.

Friday, November 18, 2016


It's easy to look at this season in the NFL and say the Arizona Cardinals have been one of the biggest disappointments of 2016.  One can even say that at 4-4-1 the Cardinals will be lucky to make the playoffs.  But how true is that statement?

The Cardinals are 2 games behind the Seattle Seahawks for the NFC West.  They are also in the hunt for a wild card berth.

The Cardinals have a chance to show the NFL how good they really are in the next three weeks.  They play the Vikings, Falcons and Redskins.  All winnable games against teams that they are competing against for a wild card spot.

If they can win those three games not only are they in the wild card race but they are also in the division race.  Don't forget they still have to play Seattle,  the team that they tied earlier this season.

So to all the naysayers don't count the Cardinals out just yet.