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1991 Phoenix Cardinals

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4-12-0, Finished 5th in NFC East Division  · 1991 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -5.4, Offense: -4.9, Defense: -0.5, SoS: 3.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 196 points (12.2/g), 27th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 344 points (21.5/g), 22nd.
 Differential of -148 points (-9.2/g), 24th.  Expected W-L: 3.3-12.7.

Coach: Joe Bugel (4-12-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Jerry Rhome
 Defensive Coordinator: Fritz Shurmur
 Other Notable Asst.: Ted Cottrell (Defensive Line)

Stadium: Sun Devil Stadium
 Training Camp: Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff, Arizona)

Team Info

Principal Owner Bill Bidwill
VP/General Manager Larry Wilson
Offensive Scheme Air Coryell
Defensive Alignment 3-4

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 196 3962 926 4.3 39 14 21 237 254 492 2667 10 25 5.0 143 391 1295 6 3.3 73
Team Defense 344 5052 965 5.2 38 21 13 301 268 447 2916 12 17 6.2 156 493 2136 27 4.3 132
Lg Rank Offense 27 27 21 11 27 18 26 27 25 26 21 26 26 25
Lg Rank Defense 22 16 5 2 19 5 7 1 14 19 24 26 28 26

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 1 boxscore W 1-0 @ Los Angeles Rams 24 14 13 193 124 69 25 375 276 99 7
2 Sun September 8 boxscore W 2-0 @ Philadelphia Eagles 26 10 10 297 217 80 2 17 307 229 78 6
3 Sun September 15 boxscore L 2-1 @ Washington Redskins 0 34 10 165 110 55 4 22 350 181 169 2
4 Sun September 22 boxscore L 2-2 Dallas Cowboys 9 17 20 322 220 102 1 11 320 139 181 1
5 Sun September 29 boxscore W 3-2 New England Patriots 24 10 24 435 300 135 3 12 214 99 115 3
6 Sun October 6 boxscore L 3-3 @ New York Giants 9 20 21 307 214 93 2 19 368 200 168 1
7 Sun October 13 boxscore L 3-4 @ Minnesota Vikings 7 34 17 254 204 50 1 25 385 254 131
8 Sun October 20 boxscore W 4-4 Atlanta Falcons 16 10 16 266 98 168 2 15 318 211 107 5
9 Sun October 27 boxscore L 4-5 Minnesota Vikings 0 28 7 158 122 36 3 23 354 142 212 1
10 Sun November 3 boxscore L 4-6 @ Dallas Cowboys 7 27 16 239 130 109 3 22 286 165 121 2
11 Sun November 10 boxscore L 4-7 New York Giants 14 21 14 244 189 55 2 17 290 110 180 1
12 Sun November 17 boxscore L 4-8 @ San Francisco 49ers 10 14 13 176 112 64 22 257 169 88 1
13 Sun November 24 boxscore L 4-9 Philadelphia Eagles 14 34 14 236 168 68 7 16 289 154 135 3
14 Bye Week
15 Sun December 8 boxscore L 4-10 Washington Redskins 14 20 11 194 128 66 2 21 384 249 135 1
16 Sun December 15 boxscore L 4-11 @ Denver Broncos 19 24 13 231 158 73 22 365 243 122 3
17 Sun December 22 boxscore L 4-12 New Orleans Saints 3 27 18 245 173 72 7 12 190 95 95 1

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
19 Tom Tupa 25 QB 11 11 4-7-0 165 315 52.4% 2053 6 1.9 13 4.1 62 6.5 5.0 12.4 186.6 62.0 24 197 5.47 4.10 7.1
10 Stan Gelbaugh 29 qb 6 3 0-3-0 61 118 51.7% 674 3 2.5 10 8.5 34 5.7 2.4 11.0 112.3 42.1 10 94 4.53 1.48 7.8
17 Chris Chandler 26 qb 3 2 0-2-0 25 50 50.0% 289 1 2.0 2 4.0 45 5.8 4.4 11.6 96.3 57.8 7 58 4.05 2.82 12.3
7 Craig Kupp 24 1 0 3 7 42.9% 23 0 0.0 0 0.0 11 3.3 3.3 7.7 23.0 51.5 2 23 0.00 0.00 22.2
16 Rich Camarillo* 32 P 16 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
34 Anthony Thompson 24 rb 16 4 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
Team Total 25.7 16 4-12-0 254 492 51.6% 3039 10 2.0 25 5.1 62 6.2 4.3 12.0 189.9 56.4 43 372 4.99 3.26 8.0 0 0
Opp Total 16 268 447 60.0% 3069 12 2.7 17 3.8 6.9 5.69 11.5 191.8 73.8 25 153 6.2 5.1 5.3

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
39 Johnny Johnson 23 RB 15 13 196 666 4 21 3.4 44.4 13.1 29 225 7.8 2 51 1.9 15.0 891 6 2
34 Anthony Thompson 24 rb 16 4 126 376 1 22 3.0 23.5 7.9 7 52 7.4 0 14 0.4 3.3 428 1 3
19 Tom Tupa 25 QB 11 11 28 97 1 17 3.5 8.8 2.5 97 1 8
37 Larry Centers 23 KR 9 2 14 44 0 8 3.1 4.9 1.6 19 176 9.3 0 23 2.1 19.6 220 0 4
10 Stan Gelbaugh 29 qb 6 3 9 23 0 13 2.6 3.8 1.5 23 0 4
17 Chris Chandler 26 qb 3 2 8 32 0 12 4.0 10.7 2.7 32 0 3
86 Ernie Jones 27 WR 16 16 5 24 0 9 4.8 1.5 0.3 61 957 15.7 4 53 3.8 59.8 981 4 1
87 Ricky Proehl 23 WR 16 16 3 21 0 17 7.0 1.3 0.2 55 766 13.9 2 62 3.4 47.9 787 2 0
32 Terrence Flagler 27 7 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 1.0 0.1 8 85 10.6 0 17 1.1 12.1 92 0 0
7 Craig Kupp 24 1 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 5.0 1.0 5 0 1
81 Randal Hill 22 wr 15 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 43 495 11.5 1 31 2.9 33.0 495 1 0
85 Tim Jorden 25 TE 16 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 15 127 8.5 0 19 0.9 7.9 127 0 0
80 John Jackson 24 PR 16 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 108 13.5 0 30 0.5 6.8 108 0 3
89 Walter Reeves 26 TE 15 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 45 5.6 0 13 0.5 3.0 45 0 1
60 Willie Williams 24 t 16 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 3 3.0 1 3 0.1 0.2 3 1 0
Team Total 25.7 16 391 1295 6 22 3.3 80.9 24.4 254 3039 12.0 10 62 15.9 189.9 4334 16 31
Opp Total 16 493 2136 27 4.3 133.5 30.8 268 2916 10.9 12 16.8 182.3 5052 39 37

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
80 John Jackson 24 PR 16 3 31 244 0 19 7.9 2 41 0 21 20.5 393
37 Larry Centers 23 KR 9 2 5 30 0 12 6.0 16 330 0 39 20.6 580
81 Anthony Edwards 25 13 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 13 261 0 36 20.1 268
32 Terrence Flagler 27 7 0 12 208 0 32 17.3 300
81 Randal Hill 22 wr 15 4 8 113 0 25 14.1 608
87 Ricky Proehl 23 WR 16 16 4 26 0 14 6.5 813
84 Tony Lomack 23 1 0 1 19 0 19 19.0 19
Team Total 25.7 16 41 307 0 19 7.5 52 972 0 39 18.7 5613
Opp Total 16 48 313 0 6.5 42 958 1 22.8

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
16 Rich Camarillo* 32 P 16 0 76 3445 60 1 45.3
5 Greg Davis 26 K 16 0 6 6 7 7 10 5 7 3 30 21 70.0%% 19 19 100.0%%
Team Total 25.7 16 6 6 7 7 10 5 7 3 30 21 70.0%% 19 19 100.0%% 76 3445 60 1 45.3
Opp Total 16 23 15 65.2%% 43 41 95.3%% 71 3209 45.2

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
58 Eric Hill 25 RILB 16 15 1.0 1 0 1 85 1 108 0
46 Tim McDonald* 26 SS 13 13 5 36 0 13 0 0 0 1 0 0 96 0
38 Mike Zordich 28 FS 16 16 1 27 0 27 0 0 0 3 19 0 87 0
56 Ken Harvey 26 ROLB 16 16 9.0 0 0 2 0 0 79 0
29 Lorenzo Lynch 28 LCB/rcb 16 14 3 59 1 35 0 0 0 1 17 0 77 0
50 Freddie Joe Nunn 29 LOLB 16 16 7.0 0 0 2 1 0 72 0
35 Aeneas Williams 23 lcb/RCB 16 15 6 60 0 32 0 0 1 2 10 0 48 0
53 Garth Jax 28 LILB 12 9 52 0
94 Jeff Faulkner 27 LDE 16 14 2.0 40 0
54 David Braxton 26 lb 16 2 1.0 0 0 1 7 0 33 0
98 Eric Swann 21 dt 12 3 4.0 22 0
40 Robert Massey 24 lcb 12 5 0 0 1 2 0 22 0
23 Marcus Turner 25 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 0
48 Dexter Davis 21 11 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 0
19 Tom Tupa 25 QB 11 11 0 8 2 0 0
42 Steve Lofton 23 db 11 1 4 0
37 Larry Centers 23 KR 9 2 0 4 2 0 0
10 Stan Gelbaugh 29 qb 6 3 0 4 1 0 0
17 Chris Chandler 26 qb 3 2 0 3 1 -7 0
80 John Jackson 24 PR 16 3 0 3 1 0 0
34 Anthony Thompson 24 rb 16 4 0 3 0 0 0
97 Steve Hyche 28 16 0 0 0 2 0 0
39 Johnny Johnson 23 RB 15 13 0 2 0 0 0
76 Craig Patterson 27 RDE 16 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
89 Walter Reeves 26 TE 15 13 0 1 1 0 0
61 Lance Smith 28 RG 16 16 0 0 2 5 0
16 Rich Camarillo* 32 P 16 0 0 0 1 0 0
22 Dave Duerson 31 db 11 4 1 5 0 5 0
86 Ernie Jones 27 WR 16 16 0 1 0 0 0
85 Tim Jorden 25 TE 16 9 0 0 1 0 0
7 Craig Kupp 24 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
51 Bill Lewis 28 C 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
87 Ricky Proehl 23 WR 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
63 Tootie Robbins 33 RT 16 15 0 0 1 0 0
72 Rod Saddler 26 4 0 0 0 1 7 1
90 Tyronne Stowe 26 lb 13 3 0 0 1 0 0
27 Jay Taylor 24 db 16 1 0 0 1 0 0
66 Jim Wahler 25 NT 15 13 1.0
Team Total 25.7 16 25.0 17 187 1 35 0 1 31 38 146 2 751 0
Opp Total 16 43 37 16

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
5 Greg Davis 26 K 16 0 19 21 82
39 Johnny Johnson 23 RB 15 13 4 2 6 36
86 Ernie Jones 27 WR 16 16 4 4 24
87 Ricky Proehl 23 WR 16 16 2 2 12
58 Eric Hill 25 RILB 16 15 1 1 6
81 Randal Hill 22 wr 15 4 1 1 6
29 Lorenzo Lynch 28 LCB/rcb 16 14 1 1 6
72 Rod Saddler 26 4 0 1 1 6
34 Anthony Thompson 24 rb 16 4 1 1 6
19 Tom Tupa 25 QB 11 11 1 1 6
60 Willie Williams 24 t 16 3 1 1 6
Team Total 25.7 16 6 10 2 1 19 19 21 196
Opp Total 16 27 12 1 2 1 41 15 344

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1991-09-01 @ RAM W, 24-14 1 85 fumble Eric Hill 85 yard fumble return (Greg Davis kick)
2 1991-09-01 @ RAM W, 24-14 1 28 pass Ernie Jones 28 yard pass from Tom Tupa (Greg Davis kick)
3 1991-09-01 @ RAM W, 24-14 2 1 rush Tom Tupa 1 yard rush (Greg Davis kick)
4 1991-09-08 @ PHI W, 26-10 1 51 pass Johnny Johnson 51 yard pass from Tom Tupa (Greg Davis kick)
5 1991-09-08 @ PHI W, 26-10 4 7 fumble Rod Saddler 7 yard fumble return (Greg Davis kick)
6 1991-09-29 NWE W, 24-10 2 17 pass Ernie Jones 17 yard pass from Tom Tupa (Greg Davis kick)
7 1991-09-29 NWE W, 24-10 2 15 pass Johnny Johnson 15 yard pass from Tom Tupa (Greg Davis kick)
8 1991-09-29 NWE W, 24-10 4 62 pass Ricky Proehl 62 yard pass from Tom Tupa (Greg Davis kick)
9 1991-10-13 @ MIN L, 7-34 4 1 rush Anthony Thompson 1 yard rush (Greg Davis kick)
10 1991-10-20 ATL W, 16-10 3 31 pass Randal Hill 31 yard pass from Tom Tupa (Greg Davis kick)
11 1991-11-03 @ DAL L, 7-27 2 1 rush Johnny Johnson 1 yard rush (Greg Davis kick)
12 1991-11-10 NYG L, 14-21 2 3 rush Johnny Johnson 3 yard rush (Greg Davis kick)
13 1991-11-10 NYG L, 14-21 4 34 pass Ricky Proehl 34 yard pass from Stan Gelbaugh (Greg Davis kick)
14 1991-11-17 @ SFO L, 10-14 4 26 pass Ernie Jones 26 yard pass from Stan Gelbaugh (Greg Davis kick)
15 1991-11-24 PHI L, 14-34 1 3 pass Willie Williams 3 yard pass from Stan Gelbaugh (Greg Davis kick)
16 1991-11-24 PHI L, 14-34 2 35 interception Lorenzo Lynch 35 yard interception return (Greg Davis kick)
17 1991-12-08 WAS L, 14-20 2 1 rush Johnny Johnson 1 yard rush (Greg Davis kick)
18 1991-12-08 WAS L, 14-20 2 3 rush Johnny Johnson 3 yard rush (Greg Davis kick)
19 1991-12-15 @ DEN L, 19-24 3 45 pass Ernie Jones 45 yard pass from Chris Chandler (Greg Davis kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1991-09-01 @ RAM L, 14-24 2 1 rush Robert Delpino 1 yard rush (Tony Zendejas kick)
2 1991-09-01 @ RAM L, 14-24 3 1 rush Robert Delpino 1 yard rush (Tony Zendejas kick)
3 1991-09-08 @ PHI L, 10-26 2 3 rush Thomas Sanders 3 yard rush (Roger Ruzek kick)
4 1991-09-15 @ WAS W, 34-0 1 2 rush Earnest Byner 2 yard rush (Chip Lohmiller kick)
5 1991-09-15 @ WAS W, 34-0 2 10 rush Ricky Sanders 10 yard rush (Chip Lohmiller kick)
6 1991-09-15 @ WAS W, 34-0 3 28 pass Gary Clark 28 yard pass from Mark Rypien (Chip Lohmiller kick)
7 1991-09-15 @ WAS W, 34-0 3 55 interception Wilber Marshall 55 yard interception return (Chip Lohmiller kick)
8 1991-09-22 DAL W, 17-9 1 60 rush Emmitt Smith 60 yard rush (Ken Willis kick)
9 1991-09-22 DAL W, 17-9 1 12 rush Emmitt Smith 12 yard rush (Ken Willis kick)
10 1991-09-29 NWE L, 10-24 2 99 kickoff Jon Vaughn 99 yard kickoff return (Jason Staurovsky kick)
11 1991-10-06 @ NYG W, 20-9 1 12 rush Rodney Hampton 12 yard rush (Matt Bahr kick)
12 1991-10-06 @ NYG W, 20-9 1 7 pass Zeke Mowatt 7 yard pass from Jeff Hostetler (Matt Bahr kick)
13 1991-10-13 @ MIN W, 34-7 1 42 pass Cris Carter 42 yard pass from Rich Gannon (Fuad Reveiz kick)
14 1991-10-13 @ MIN W, 34-7 2 1 rush Herschel Walker 1 yard rush (Fuad Reveiz kick)
15 1991-10-13 @ MIN W, 34-7 2 18 rush Rich Gannon 18 yard rush
16 1991-10-13 @ MIN W, 34-7 3 3 pass Anthony Carter 3 yard pass from Rich Gannon (Fuad Reveiz kick)
17 1991-10-13 @ MIN W, 34-7 4 6 rush Alfred Anderson 6 yard rush (Fuad Reveiz kick)
18 1991-10-20 ATL L, 10-16 1 21 pass Mike Pritchard 21 yard pass from Chris Miller (Norm Johnson kick)
19 1991-10-27 MIN W, 28-0 2 5 pass Hassan Jones 5 yard pass from Rich Gannon (Fuad Reveiz kick)
20 1991-10-27 MIN W, 28-0 3 16 rush Herschel Walker 16 yard rush (Fuad Reveiz kick)
21 1991-10-27 MIN W, 28-0 4 1 rush Herschel Walker 1 yard rush (Fuad Reveiz kick)
22 1991-10-27 MIN W, 28-0 4 5 rush Herschel Walker 5 yard rush (Fuad Reveiz kick)
23 1991-11-03 @ DAL W, 27-7 1 3 rush Emmitt Smith 3 yard rush (Ken Willis kick)
24 1991-11-03 @ DAL W, 27-7 3 1 rush Emmitt Smith 1 yard rush (Ken Willis kick)
25 1991-11-03 @ DAL W, 27-7 4 3 rush Emmitt Smith 3 yard rush (Ken Willis kick)
26 1991-11-10 NYG W, 21-14 1 47 rush Jeff Hostetler 47 yard rush (Raul Allegre kick)
27 1991-11-10 NYG W, 21-14 2 1 rush Rodney Hampton 1 yard rush (Raul Allegre kick)
28 1991-11-10 NYG W, 21-14 3 4 rush Jeff Hostetler 4 yard rush (Raul Allegre kick)
29 1991-11-17 @ SFO W, 14-10 2 2 rush Keith Henderson 2 yard rush (Mike Cofer kick)
30 1991-11-17 @ SFO W, 14-10 4 1 rush Tom Rathman 1 yard rush (Mike Cofer kick)
31 1991-11-24 PHI W, 34-14 1 18 pass Fred Barnett 18 yard pass from Jim McMahon (Roger Ruzek kick)
32 1991-11-24 PHI W, 34-14 1 34 fumble Seth Joyner 34 yard fumble return
33 1991-11-24 PHI W, 34-14 1 0 fumble Clyde Simmons 0 yard fumble return (Roger Ruzek kick)
34 1991-11-24 PHI W, 34-14 3 29 pass Keith Jackson 29 yard pass from Jim McMahon (Roger Ruzek kick)
35 1991-11-24 PHI W, 34-14 4 14 rush Keith Byars 14 yard rush (Roger Ruzek kick)
36 1991-12-08 WAS W, 20-14 3 4 pass Terry Orr 4 yard pass from Mark Rypien (Chip Lohmiller kick)
37 1991-12-08 WAS W, 20-14 3 17 pass Ricky Sanders 17 yard pass from Mark Rypien (Chip Lohmiller kick)
38 1991-12-15 @ DEN W, 24-19 1 3 pass Shannon Sharpe 3 yard pass from John Elway (David Treadwell kick)
39 1991-12-15 @ DEN W, 24-19 3 8 rush Steve Sewell 8 yard rush (David Treadwell kick)
40 1991-12-15 @ DEN W, 24-19 4 4 rush John Elway 4 yard rush (David Treadwell kick)
41 1991-12-22 NOR W, 27-3 2 2 rush Dalton Hilliard 2 yard rush (Morten Andersen kick)
42 1991-12-22 NOR W, 27-3 3 3 rush Buford Jordan 3 yard rush (Morten Andersen kick)
43 1991-12-22 NOR W, 27-3 4 19 pass Floyd Turner 19 yard pass from Bobby Hebert (Morten Andersen kick)