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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)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Tom Tupa 25 3 11 165 for 315, 2,053 yards, 6 td, 13 int, & 28 rushes for 97 yards and 1 td Phoenix Cardinals / 3rd / 68th pick / 1988
RB Johnny Johnson 23 1 13 196 rushes for 666 yards, 4 td, & 29 catches for 225 yards and 2 td Phoenix Cardinals / 7th / 169th pick / 1990
WR Ernie Jones 27 3 16 61 catches for 957 yards, 4 td, & 5 rushes for 24 yards and 0 td Phoenix Cardinals / 7th / 179th pick / 1988
WR Ricky Proehl 23 1 16 55 catches for 766 yards, 2 td, & 3 rushes for 21 yards and 0 td Phoenix Cardinals / 3rd / 58th pick / 1990
TE Tim Jorden 25 1 9 15 catches for 127 yards, 0 td
TE Walter Reeves 26 2 13 8 catches for 45 yards, 0 td Phoenix Cardinals / 2nd / 40th pick / 1989
LT Luis Sharpe 31 9 16 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 16th pick / 1982
LG Vernice Smith 26 1 8
C Bill Lewis 28 5 16 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Raiders / 7th / 191st pick / 1986
RG Lance Smith 28 6 16 2 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1985
RT Tootie Robbins 33 9 15 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 90th pick / 1982
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jeff Faulkner 27 4 14 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
NT Jim Wahler 25 2 13 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Phoenix Cardinals / 4th / 94th pick / 1989
RDE Craig Patterson 27 Rook 13 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered
LOLB Freddie Joe Nunn 29 6 16 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 18th pick / 1985
LILB Garth Jax 28 5 9 Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 296th pick / 1986
RILB Eric Hill 25 2 15 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Phoenix Cardinals / 1st / 10th pick / 1989
ROLB Ken Harvey 26 3 16 9.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Phoenix Cardinals / 1st / 12th pick / 1988
LCB Lorenzo Lynch 28 4 14 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RCB Aeneas Williams 23 Rook 15 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Phoenix Cardinals / 3rd / 59th pick / 1991
SS Tim McDonald* 26 4 13 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 34th pick / 1987
FS Mike Zordich 28 4 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 9th / 235th pick / 1986
 Special Teams Starters
K Greg Davis 26 4 0 21 of 30 field goals & 19 of 19 extra points Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 9th / 246th pick / 1987
P Rich Camarillo* 32 10 0 76 punts for a 45.3 average, 1 blocked
PR John Jackson 24 1 3 31 punt returns for a 7.9 average and 0 td
KR Larry Centers 23 1 2 16 kick returns for a 20.6 average and 0 td Phoenix Cardinals / 5th / 115th pick / 1990

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
54 David Braxton 26 lb 16 2 240 6-2 Wake Forest 5/25/1965 2 2 Minnesota Vikings / 2nd / 52nd pick / 1989
16 Rich Camarillo* 32 P 16 0 202 5-11 Washington 11/29/1959 10 3
37 Larry Centers 23 KR 9 2 225 6-0 S.F. Austin 6/1/1968 1 1 Phoenix Cardinals / 5th / 115th pick / 1990
17 Chris Chandler 26 qb 3 2 224 6-4 Washington 10/12/1965 3 1 Indianapolis Colts / 3rd / 76th pick / 1988
93 Sidney Coleman 27 lb 16 2 250 6-2 Southern Miss 1/14/1964 3 2
48 Dexter Davis 21 11 0 190 5-10 Clemson 3/20/1970 Rook 1 Phoenix Cardinals / 4th / 86th pick / 1991
5 Greg Davis 26 K 16 0 202 6-0 The Citadel 10/29/1965 4 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 9th / 246th pick / 1987
22 Dave Duerson 31 db 11 4 207 6-1 Notre Dame 11/28/1960 8 2 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 64th pick / 1983
81 Anthony Edwards 25 13 0 195 5-10 New Mex. Highlands 5/26/1966 2 0
74 Scott Evans 23 1 0 261 6-3 Oklahoma 3/29/1968 Rook 0 Phoenix Cardinals / 8th / 209th pick / 1991
31 Richard Fain 23 2 0 183 5-10 Florida 2/29/1968 Rook 0 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 157th pick / 1991
94 Jeff Faulkner 27 LDE 16 14 305 6-4 Southern 4/4/1964 4 6
83 Amod Field 24 2 0 186 5-11 Montclair St. 10/11/1967 Rook 0
32 Terrence Flagler 27 7 0 200 6-0 Clemson 9/24/1964 4 1 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 25th pick / 1987
10 Stan Gelbaugh 29 qb 6 3 207 6-3 Maryland 12/4/1962 2 2 Dallas Cowboys / 6th / 150th pick / 1986
56 Ken Harvey 26 ROLB 16 16 237 6-2 California 5/6/1965 3 8 Phoenix Cardinals / 1st / 12th pick / 1988
58 Eric Hill 25 RILB 16 15 258 6-2 LSU 11/14/1966 2 7 Phoenix Cardinals / 1st / 10th pick / 1989
81 Randal Hill 22 wr 15 4 180 5-10 Miami (FL) 9/21/1969 Rook 3 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 23rd pick / 1991
97 Steve Hyche 28 16 0 241 6-3 West Alabama 6/12/1963 2 2
80 John Jackson 24 PR 16 3 175 5-10 USC 1/2/1967 1 1
53 Garth Jax 28 LILB 12 9 250 6-2 Florida St. 9/16/1963 5 4 Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 296th pick / 1986
39 Johnny Johnson 23 RB 15 13 220 6-3 San Jose St. 6/11/1968 1 5 Phoenix Cardinals / 7th / 169th pick / 1990
86 Ernie Jones 27 WR 16 16 186 5-11 Indiana 12/16/1964 3 7 Phoenix Cardinals / 7th / 179th pick / 1988
55 Jock Jones 23 5 0 235 6-2 Virginia Tech 3/13/1968 1 0 Cleveland Browns / 8th / 212th pick / 1990
75 Mike Jones 22 de 16 1 290 6-4 North Carolina St. 8/25/1969 Rook 1 Phoenix Cardinals / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1991
85 Tim Jorden 25 TE 16 9 235 6-3 Indiana 10/30/1966 1 1
57 Kani Kauahi 32 16 0 268 6-2 Arizona St.,Hawaii 9/6/1959 9 1
7 Craig Kupp 24 1 0 215 6-4 Montana Tech,Pacific Lutheran 4/14/1967 Rook 0 New York Giants / 5th / 135th pick / 1990
51 Bill Lewis 28 C 16 16 285 6-6 Nebraska 7/12/1963 5 5 Los Angeles Raiders / 7th / 191st pick / 1986
42 Steve Lofton 23 db 11 1 180 5-9 Texas A&M 11/26/1968 Rook 1
84 Tony Lomack 23 1 0 180 5-8 Florida 4/27/1968 1 0 Los Angeles Rams / 9th / 245th pick / 1990
29 Lorenzo Lynch 28 LCB 16 14 200 5-11 Sacramento St. 4/6/1963 4 6
40 Robert Massey 24 lcb 12 5 200 5-11 North Carolina Central 2/17/1967 2 2 New Orleans Saints / 2nd / 46th pick / 1989
46 Tim McDonald* 26 SS 13 13 215 6-2 USC 1/6/1965 4 9 St. Louis Cardinals / 2nd / 34th pick / 1987
50 Freddie Joe Nunn 29 LOLB 16 16 262 6-5 Mississippi 4/9/1962 6 8 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 18th pick / 1985
26 Chris Oldham 23 2 0 200 5-9 Oregon 10/26/1968 1 0 Detroit Lions / 4th / 105th pick / 1990
76 Craig Patterson 27 RDE 16 13 314 6-4 BYU 7/18/1964 Rook 6
87 Ricky Proehl 23 WR 16 16 190 6-0 Wake Forest 3/7/1968 1 5 Phoenix Cardinals / 3rd / 58th pick / 1990
89 Walter Reeves 26 TE 15 13 270 6-4 Auburn 12/16/1965 2 0 Phoenix Cardinals / 2nd / 40th pick / 1989
63 Tootie Robbins 33 RT 16 15 303 6-5 East Carolina 6/2/1958 9 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 90th pick / 1982
72 Rod Saddler 26 4 0 276 6-5 Texas A&M 9/26/1965 4 1 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 90th pick / 1987
67 Luis Sharpe 31 LT 16 16 275 6-5 UCLA 6/16/1960 9 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 16th pick / 1982
61 Lance Smith 28 RG 16 16 283 6-3 LSU 1/1/1963 6 5 St. Louis Cardinals / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1985
69 Vernice Smith 26 LG 14 8 300 6-3 Florida A&M 10/24/1965 1 3
90 Tyronne Stowe 26 lb 13 3 250 6-2 Rutgers 5/30/1965 4 2
98 Eric Swann 21 dt 12 3 307 6-5 Wake Technical CC 8/16/1970 Rook 2 Phoenix Cardinals / 1st / 6th pick / 1991
27 Jay Taylor 24 db 16 1 170 5-10 San Jose St. 11/8/1967 2 1 Phoenix Cardinals / 6th / 150th pick / 1989
34 Anthony Thompson 24 rb 16 4 207 5-11 Indiana 4/8/1967 1 2 Phoenix Cardinals / 2nd / 31st pick / 1990
19 Tom Tupa 25 QB 11 11 225 6-4 Ohio St. 2/6/1966 3 5 Phoenix Cardinals / 3rd / 68th pick / 1988
23 Marcus Turner 25 3 0 190 6-0 UCLA 1/13/1966 2 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 11th / 283rd pick / 1989
66 Jim Wahler 25 NT 15 13 275 6-4 UCLA 7/29/1966 2 6 Phoenix Cardinals / 4th / 94th pick / 1989
35 Aeneas Williams 23 LCB 16 15 200 5-11 Southern 1/29/1968 Rook 7 Phoenix Cardinals / 3rd / 59th pick / 1991
78 Chris Williams 23 15 0 304 6-3 American Int. 11/23/1968 Rook 1
60 Willie Williams 24 t 16 3 300 6-6 LSU 8/6/1967 Rook 2 Phoenix Cardinals / 9th / 2nd pick / 1990 Supp
68 Joe Wolf 25 lg 8 6 293 6-6 Boston Col. 12/28/1966 2 2 Phoenix Cardinals / 1st / 17th pick / 1989
24 Ron Wolfley 29 16 0 225 6-0 West Virginia 10/14/1962 6 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 4th / 104th pick / 1985
38 Mike Zordich 28 FS 16 16 207 6-1 Penn St. 10/12/1963 4 6 San Diego Chargers / 9th / 235th pick / 1986
Team Total 25.7 16 234.3 6-1.6 2.7