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2009 Arizona Cardinals

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10-6-0, Finished 1st in NFC West Division  · 2009 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -0.3, Offense: 0.1, Defense: -0.4, SoS: -3.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 375 points (23.4/g), 11th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 325 points (20.3/g), 14th.
 Differential of 50 points (3.1/g), 12th.  Expected W-L: 9.3-6.7.

Coach: Ken Whisenhunt (10-6-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Bill Davis

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

Starters

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Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Kurt Warner 38 11 15 339 for 513, 3,753 yards, 26 td, 14 int, & 21 rushes for 10 yards and 0 td
RB Tim Hightower 23 1 16 143 rushes for 598 yards, 8 td, & 63 catches for 428 yards and 0 td Arizona Cardinals / 5th / 149th pick / 2008
WR Anquan Boldin 29 6 15 84 catches for 1,024 yards, 4 td, & 3 rushes for 12 yards and 1 td Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 54th pick / 2003
WR Larry Fitzgerald* 26 5 16 97 catches for 1,092 yards, 13 td Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 3rd pick / 2004
TE Anthony Becht 32 9 10 7 catches for 61 yards, 1 td New York Jets / 1st / 27th pick / 2000
LT Mike Gandy 30 7 12 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 3rd / 68th pick / 2001
LG Reggie Wells 29 6 16 Arizona Cardinals / 6th / 177th pick / 2003
C Lyle Sendlein 25 2 16
RG Deuce Lutui 26 3 16 Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 41st pick / 2006
RT Levi Brown 25 2 16 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 2007
 Defensive Starters
LDE Calais Campbell 23 1 15 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 50th pick / 2008
NT Bryan Robinson 35 12 15 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
RDE Darnell Dockett* 28 5 16 7.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 64th pick / 2004
LOLB Chike Okeafor 33 10 13 4.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 89th pick / 1999
LILB Karlos Dansby 28 5 16 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 33rd pick / 2004
RILB Gerald Hayes 29 6 13 Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 70th pick / 2003
ROLB Clark Haggans 32 9 14 5.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 137th pick / 2000
LCB Bryant McFadden 28 4 16 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 62nd pick / 2005
RCB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie* 23 1 16 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 16th pick / 2008
SS Adrian Wilson*+ 30 8 16 2.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 64th pick / 2001
FS Antrel Rolle* 27 4 15 1.5 sacks, 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 8th pick / 2005
 Special Teams Starters
K Neil Rackers 33 9 0 16 of 17 field goals & 37 of 38 extra points Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 169th pick / 2000
P Ben Graham 36 4 0 86 punts for a 47.0 average, 0 blocked
PR Steve Breaston 26 2 6 38 punt returns for a 6.7 average and 0 td Arizona Cardinals / 5th / 142nd pick / 2007
KR LaRod Stephens-Howling 22 Rook 2 52 kick returns for a 24.2 average and 1 td Arizona Cardinals / 7th / 240th pick / 2009

Roster

No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
41 Hamza Abdullah 26 1 0 213 6-2 Washington St. 8/20/1983 4 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 231st pick / 2005
27 Michael Adams 24 db 16 1 178 5-8 La-Lafayette 6/17/1985 2 1
79 Jason Banks 24 1 0 300 6-5 Grambling St. 5/8/1985 Rook 0
84 Anthony Becht 32 TE 16 10 272 6-5 West Virginia 8/8/1977 9 1 New York Jets / 1st / 27th pick / 2000
52 Monty Beisel 31 6 0 254 6-3 Kansas St. 8/20/1978 8 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 107th pick / 2001
92 Bertrand Berry 34 de 15 5 275 6-3 Notre Dame 8/15/1975 12 4 Indianapolis Colts / 3rd / 86th pick / 1997
81 Anquan Boldin 29 WR 15 15 218 6-1 Florida St. 10/3/1980 6 9 Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 54th pick / 2003
78 Alan Branch 25 16 0 324 6-6 Michigan 12/29/1984 2 2 Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 33rd pick / 2007
15 Steve Breaston 26 PR 15 6 175 6-1 Michigan 8/20/1983 2 6 Arizona Cardinals / 5th / 142nd pick / 2007
73 Jeremy Bridges 29 g 16 4 301 6-4 Southern Miss 4/19/1980 5 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 185th pick / 2003
Levi Brown 25 RT 16 16 323 6-6 Penn St. 3/16/1984 2 8 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 2007
20 Ralph Brown 31 db 16 1 185 5-10 Nebraska 9/16/1978 9 1 New York Giants / 5th / 140th pick / 2000
93 Calais Campbell 23 LDE 16 15 282 6-8 Miami (FL) 9/1/1986 1 7 Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 50th pick / 2008
Ben Claxton 29 1 0 301 6-2 Mississippi 7/30/1980 4 0 Denver Broncos / 5th / 157th pick / 2003
58 Karlos Dansby 28 LILB 16 16 243 6-4 Auburn 11/3/1981 5 8 Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 33rd pick / 2004
59 Will Davis 23 11 0 262 6-2 Illinois 6/2/1986 Rook 1 Arizona Cardinals / 6th / 204th pick / 2009
90 Darnell Dockett* 28 RDE 16 16 293 6-4 Florida St. 5/27/1981 5 13 Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 64th pick / 2004
80 Early Doucet 24 9 0 211 6-0 LSU 10/28/1985 1 2 Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 81st pick / 2008
94 Keilen Dykes 25 2 0 292 6-3 West Virginia 1/26/1984 Rook 0
11 Larry Fitzgerald* 26 WR 16 16 225 6-3 Pittsburgh 8/31/1983 5 9 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 3rd pick / 2004
69 Mike Gandy 30 LT 12 12 310 6-4 Notre Dame 1/3/1979 7 6 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 68th pick / 2001
5 Ben Graham 36 P 16 0 230 6-5 Deakin (Australia) 11/2/1973 4 4
53 Clark Haggans 32 ROLB 16 14 243 6-4 Colorado St. 1/10/1977 9 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 137th pick / 2000
54 Gerald Hayes 29 RILB 14 13 237 6-1 Pittsburgh 10/10/1980 6 6 Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 70th pick / 2003
95 Ali Highsmith 24 lb 14 2 229 6-0 LSU 1/20/1985 1 2
34 Tim Hightower 23 RB 16 16 226 6-0 Richmond 5/23/1986 1 8 Arizona Cardinals / 5th / 149th pick / 2008
91 Kenny Iwebema 24 11 0 268 6-4 Iowa 2/6/1985 1 1 Arizona Cardinals / 4th / 116th pick / 2008
49 Rashad Johnson 23 db 10 1 195 6-0 Alabama 1/2/1986 Rook 1 Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 95th pick / 2009
Brandon Keith 25 4 0 343 6-5 Northern Iowa 11/21/1984 1 0 Arizona Cardinals / 7th / 225th pick / 2008
35 Dan Kreider 32 fb 14 3 255 5-11 New Hampshire 3/11/1977 9 0
82 Mike Leach 33 16 0 245 6-2 Boston Univ.,William & Mary 10/18/1976 9 0
7 Matt Leinart 26 qb 8 1 225 6-5 USC 5/11/1983 3 1 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 10th pick / 2006
Lance Long 24 1 0 186 5-11 Mississippi St. 5/4/1985 1 0
Deuce Lutui 26 RG 16 16 340 6-3 USC 5/5/1983 3 8 Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 41st pick / 2006
25 Bryant McFadden 28 LCB 16 16 190 5-11 Florida St. 11/21/1981 4 6 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 62nd pick / 2005
87 Sean Morey 33 13 0 200 5-11 Brown 2/26/1976 10 0 New England Patriots / 7th / 241st pick / 1999
4 Mike Nugent 27 16 0 182 5-10 Ohio St. 3/2/1982 4 0 New York Jets / 2nd / 47th pick / 2005
56 Chike Okeafor 33 LOLB 13 13 265 6-4 Purdue 3/27/1976 10 6 San Francisco 49ers / 3rd / 89th pick / 1999
89 Ben Patrick 25 te 9 7 252 6-3 Duke,Delaware 8/23/1984 2 1 Arizona Cardinals / 7th / 215th pick / 2007
1 Neil Rackers 33 K 16 0 205 6-0 Illinois 8/16/1976 9 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 169th pick / 2000
97 Bryan Robinson 35 NT 16 15 305 6-4 Fresno St. 6/22/1974 12 7
29 Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie* 23 RCB 16 16 183 6-2 Tennessee St. 4/7/1986 1 10 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 16th pick / 2008
21 Antrel Rolle* 27 FS 15 15 202 6-0 Miami (FL) 12/16/1982 4 8 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 8th pick / 2005
63 Lyle Sendlein 25 C 16 16 299 6-3 Texas 3/16/1984 2 8
83 Stephen Spach 27 te 7 5 250 6-4 Fresno St. 7/18/1982 4 0
2 Brian St. Pierre 30 1 0 230 6-3 Boston Col. 11/28/1979 5 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 163rd pick / 2003
36 LaRod Stephens-Howling 22 KR 16 2 180 5-7 Pittsburgh 4/26/1987 Rook 2 Arizona Cardinals / 7th / 240th pick / 2009
51 Pago Togafau 25 2 0 210 5-10 Idaho St. 1/10/1984 2 0
32 Greg Toler 24 13 0 191 5-11 St. Paul's 1/2/1985 Rook 1 Arizona Cardinals / 4th / 131st pick / 2009
85 Jerheme Urban 29 10 0 212 6-3 Trinity (TX) 11/26/1980 5 2
55 Reggie Walker 23 7 0 238 6-0 Kansas St. 12/15/1986 Rook 1
22 Matt Ware 27 db 11 1 210 6-2 UCLA 12/2/1982 5 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 89th pick / 2004
13 Kurt Warner 38 QB 15 15 220 6-2 Northern Iowa 6/22/1971 11 11
98 Gabe Watson 26 16 0 340 6-3 Michigan 9/24/1983 3 2 Arizona Cardinals / 4th / 107th pick / 2006
26 Beanie Wells 21 16 0 235 6-1 Ohio St. 8/7/1988 Rook 6 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 31st pick / 2009
Reggie Wells 29 LG 16 16 320 6-4 Clarion 11/3/1980 6 8 Arizona Cardinals / 6th / 177th pick / 2003
24 Adrian Wilson*+ 30 SS 16 16 222 6-3 North Carolina St. 10/12/1979 8 13 Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 64th pick / 2001
31 Jason Wright 27 16 0 210 5-10 Northwestern 7/12/1982 5 1
Team Total 27.5 16 245.0 6-2.0 4.3