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2008 Arizona Cardinals

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9-7-0, Finished 1st in NFC West Division  · 2008 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -1.9, Offense: 4.1, Defense: -6.0, SoS: -1.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 427 points (26.7/g), 3rd of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 426 points (26.6/g), 28th.
 Differential of 1 points (0.1/g), 18th.  Expected W-L: 8.0-8.0.

Coach: Ken Whisenhunt (9-7-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Todd Haley
 Defensive Coordinator: Clancy Pendergast
 Other Notable Asst.: Bill Davis (Linebackers) and Mike Miller (Wide Receivers)

Stadium: University of Phoenix Stadium
 Training Camp: Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff, Arizona)

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Kurt Warner* 37 10 16 401 for 598, 4,583 yards, 30 td, 14 int, & 18 rushes for -2 yards and 0 td
RB Edgerrin James 30 9 7 133 rushes for 514 yards, 3 td, & 12 catches for 85 yards and 0 td Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 4th pick / 1999
WR Anquan Boldin* 28 5 11 89 catches for 1,038 yards, 11 td, & 9 rushes for 67 yards and 0 td Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 54th pick / 2003
WR Steve Breaston 25 1 9 77 catches for 1,006 yards, 3 td, & 2 rushes for 8 yards and 0 td Arizona Cardinals / 5th / 142nd pick / 2007
WR Larry Fitzgerald*+ 25 4 16 96 catches for 1,431 yards, 12 td Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 3rd pick / 2004
TE Leonard Pope 25 2 8 9 catches for 77 yards, 0 td Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 72nd pick / 2006
LT Mike Gandy 29 6 16 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 68th pick / 2001
LG Reggie Wells 28 5 16 Arizona Cardinals / 6th / 177th pick / 2003
C Lyle Sendlein 24 1 16
RG Deuce Lutui 25 2 16 Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 41st pick / 2006
RT Levi Brown 24 1 16 2 fumbles recovered Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 2007
 Defensive Starters
LDE Antonio Smith 27 4 10 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Arizona Cardinals / 5th / 135th pick / 2004
NT Bryan Robinson 34 11 15 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RDT Darnell Dockett 27 4 16 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 64th pick / 2004
RDE Travis LaBoy 27 4 12 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tennessee Titans / 2nd / 42nd pick / 2004
LLB Chike Okeafor 32 9 16 4.5 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 89th pick / 1999
MLB Gerald Hayes 28 5 14 0.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 70th pick / 2003
RLB Karlos Dansby 27 4 16 4.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 33rd pick / 2004
LCB Roderick Hood 27 5 14 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
RCB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie 22 Rook 11 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 16th pick / 2008
SS Adrian Wilson* 29 7 14 2.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 64th pick / 2001
FS Antrel Rolle 26 3 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 8th pick / 2005
 Special Teams Starters
K Neil Rackers 32 8 0 25 of 28 field goals & 44 of 44 extra points Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 169th pick / 2000
P Dirk Johnson 33 6 0 40 punts for a 41.8 average, 0 blocked
PR Steve Breaston 25 1 9 33 punt returns for a 7.2 average and 0 td Arizona Cardinals / 5th / 142nd pick / 2007
KR J.J. Arrington 25 3 3 36 kick returns for a 25.6 average and 1 td Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 44th pick / 2005

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
27 Michael Adams 23 db 5 1 178 5-8 La-Lafayette 6/17/1985 1 1
28 J.J. Arrington 25 KR 11 3 214 5-9 California 1/23/1983 3 5 Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 44th pick / 2005
52 Monty Beisel 30 16 0 254 6-3 Kansas St. 8/20/1978 7 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 107th pick / 2001
92 Bertrand Berry 33 de 14 4 275 6-3 Notre Dame 8/15/1975 11 3 Indianapolis Colts / 3rd / 86th pick / 1997
81 Anquan Boldin* 28 WR 12 11 218 6-1 Florida St. 10/3/1980 5 11 Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 54th pick / 2003
78 Alan Branch 24 4 0 324 6-6 Michigan 12/29/1984 1 0 Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 33rd pick / 2007
15 Steve Breaston 25 PR 16 9 175 6-1 Michigan 8/20/1983 1 10 Arizona Cardinals / 5th / 142nd pick / 2007
61 Elton Brown 26 16 0 329 6-5 Virginia 5/22/1982 3 1 Arizona Cardinals / 4th / 111th pick / 2005
75 Levi Brown 24 RT 16 16 323 6-6 Penn St. 3/16/1984 1 9 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 2007
20 Ralph Brown 30 db 16 3 185 5-10 Nebraska 9/16/1978 8 2 New York Giants / 5th / 140th pick / 2000
93 Calais Campbell 22 16 0 282 6-8 Miami (FL) 9/1/1986 Rook 1 Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 50th pick / 2008
46 Tim Castille 24 14 0 242 5-11 Alabama 5/29/1984 Rook 0
35 Oliver Celestin 27 2 0 207 6-0 Texas Southern 2/25/1981 4 0
58 Karlos Dansby 27 RLB 16 16 243 6-4 Auburn 11/3/1981 4 7 Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 33rd pick / 2004
90 Darnell Dockett 27 RDT 16 16 293 6-4 Florida St. 5/27/1981 4 7 Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 64th pick / 2004
80 Early Doucet 23 7 0 211 6-0 LSU 10/28/1985 Rook 1 Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 81st pick / 2008
11 Larry Fitzgerald*+ 25 WR 16 16 225 6-3 Pittsburgh 8/31/1983 4 14 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 3rd pick / 2004
47 Aaron Francisco 25 db 16 4 212 6-2 BYU 7/5/1983 3 2
69 Mike Gandy 29 LT 16 16 310 6-4 Notre Dame 1/3/1979 6 9 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 68th pick / 2001
5 Ben Graham 35 4 0 230 6-5 Deakin (Australia) 11/2/1973 3 1
25 Eric Green 26 RCB 13 9 197 5-11 Virginia Tech 3/16/1982 3 3 Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 75th pick / 2005
53 Clark Haggans 31 11 0 243 6-4 Colorado St. 1/10/1977 8 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 137th pick / 2000
54 Gerald Hayes 28 MLB 16 14 237 6-1 Pittsburgh 10/10/1980 5 6 Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 70th pick / 2003
95 Ali Highsmith 23 6 0 229 6-0 LSU 1/20/1985 Rook 0
34 Tim Hightower 22 rb 16 7 226 6-0 Richmond 5/23/1986 Rook 5 Arizona Cardinals / 5th / 149th pick / 2008
57 Victor Hobson 28 1 0 252 6-0 Michigan 2/3/1980 5 0 New York Jets / 2nd / 53rd pick / 2003
48 Nathan Hodel 31 16 0 249 6-2 Illinois 11/12/1977 6 0
26 Roderick Hood 27 LCB 15 14 196 5-11 Auburn 10/3/1981 5 4
91 Kenny Iwebema 23 13 0 268 6-4 Iowa 2/6/1985 Rook 1 Arizona Cardinals / 4th / 116th pick / 2008
32 Edgerrin James 30 RB 13 7 214 6-0 Miami (FL) 8/1/1978 9 5 Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 4th pick / 1999
9 Dirk Johnson 33 P 12 0 205 6-0 Northern Colorado 6/1/1975 6 1
55 Travis LaBoy 27 RDE 13 12 249 6-4 Utah St.,Hawaii 8/20/1981 4 5 Tennessee Titans / 2nd / 42nd pick / 2004
7 Matt Leinart 25 4 0 225 6-5 USC 5/11/1983 2 1 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 10th pick / 2006
76 Deuce Lutui 25 RG 16 16 340 6-3 USC 5/5/1983 2 9 Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 41st pick / 2006
87 Sean Morey* 32 16 0 200 5-11 Brown 2/26/1976 9 0 New England Patriots / 7th / 241st pick / 1999
56 Chike Okeafor 32 LLB 16 16 265 6-4 Purdue 3/27/1976 9 6 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 89th pick / 1999
89 Ben Patrick 24 te 10 3 252 6-3 Duke,Delaware 8/23/1984 1 1 Arizona Cardinals / 7th / 215th pick / 2007
82 Leonard Pope 25 TE 13 8 264 6-6 Georgia 9/10/1983 2 1 Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 72nd pick / 2006
1 Neil Rackers 32 K 16 0 205 6-0 Illinois 8/16/1976 8 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 169th pick / 2000
97 Bryan Robinson 34 NT 16 15 305 6-4 Fresno St. 6/22/1974 11 5
29 Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie 22 RCB 16 11 183 6-2 Tennessee St. 4/7/1986 Rook 5 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 16th pick / 2008
21 Antrel Rolle 26 FS 16 16 202 6-0 Miami (FL) 12/16/1982 3 5 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 8th pick / 2005
63 Lyle Sendlein 24 C 16 16 299 6-3 Texas 3/16/1984 1 9
94 Antonio Smith 27 LDE 16 10 274 6-3 Oklahoma St. 10/21/1981 4 5 Arizona Cardinals / 5th / 135th pick / 2004
45 Terrelle Smith 30 fb 15 6 246 6-0 Arizona St. 3/12/1978 8 0 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 96th pick / 2000
83 Stephen Spach 26 te 9 6 250 6-4 Fresno St. 7/18/1982 3 0
51 Pago Togafau 24 6 0 210 5-10 Idaho St. 1/10/1984 1 0
84 Jerame Tuman 32 te 3 2 255 6-4 Michigan 3/24/1976 9 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 136th pick / 1999
85 Jerheme Urban 28 wr 16 2 212 6-3 Trinity (TX) 11/26/1980 4 4
22 Matt Ware 26 db 13 1 210 6-2 UCLA 12/2/1982 4 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 89th pick / 2004
13 Kurt Warner* 37 QB 16 16 220 6-2 Northern Iowa 6/22/1971 10 16
98 Gabe Watson 25 11 0 340 6-3 Michigan 9/24/1983 2 1 Arizona Cardinals / 4th / 107th pick / 2006
74 Reggie Wells 28 LG 16 16 320 6-4 Clarion 11/3/1980 5 9 Arizona Cardinals / 6th / 177th pick / 2003
24 Adrian Wilson* 29 SS 15 14 222 6-3 North Carolina St. 10/12/1979 7 8 Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 64th pick / 2001
Team Total 27.3 16 244.3 6-2.1 4.2