How the Cardinals have fared vs. their 2022 opponents

We take a look at the Cardinals’ all-time record against each of their 2022 opponents and how they have fared in recent matchups.

The Arizona Cardinals have their 2022 NFL regular season schedule. We know in which weeks they will face their 14 opponents.

How have the Cardinals done historically and recently against each opponent?

Below, we take a look at the Cardinals’ record vs. each opponent and how things have gone in their last few matchups.

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The 6 games WR DeAndre Hopkins will miss in 2022 with PED suspension

See which games DeAndre Hopkins will miss because of his PED suspension.

The Arizona Cardinals’ 2022 regular-season schedule has been released. It has four prime-time games. They open at home and play their final two on the road.

However, because wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins tested positive for a banned performance-enhancing substance back in November, he is suspended for the first six games of the season.

That presents a huge challenge for the Cardinals, who struggled done the stretch last season when Hopkins missed time with a hamstring injury and knee injury.

He will return to play the New Orleans Saints in Week 7 on Thursday Night Football.

Now that we know the full schedule, we know which games he will miss.

They are listed below.

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Cardinals vs. 49ers: How to watch, stream, listen to game in Week 16

This nationally televised broadcast will be streaming online.

The 8-6 Arizona Cardinals take on the 5-9 San Francisco 49ers in one of three Saturday games today. It is the second time the two teams meet. The Cardinals defeated San Francisco 24-20 in the season opener. They need a won to maintain control of the seventh and final wild card seed in the NFC, while the 49ers are now only playing spoiler.

Are you planning on watching or listening to the game?

Here is the info you need.

When and where

The game kicks off Sunday at 4:30 p.m. ET (2:30 p.m. Arizona time) at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, AZ.

TV, streaming, coverage map, broadcasters

This is a nationally televised game but it is streaming only. It will stream on Amazon Prime Video and also on Twitch. It will also be available on network television in the Cardinals’ and 49ers’ home markets. In the Phoenix area,. it will air on FOX 10 and on KNTV in the 49ers’ home market.

There are multiple broadcast feeds. The main feed which will be on FOX10 and KNTV is with Andrew Catalon and James Lofton in the booth with Sheree Burruss on the sideline. An alternate broadcast feed has Andrea Kremer and Hannah Storm. The scouting feed has Daniel Jeremiah, Bucky Brooks and Joy Davis. The Spanish language feed has Jose Antonio Melian calling the game.

Radio info

The Cardinals’ radio broadcast will air on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM. Dave Pasch and Ron Wolfley are out this week because of exposure to COVID-19, so Paul Calvisi and Bertrand Berry will call the game.

The Spanish broadcast can be heard on KHOV 105.1 FM. Luis Hernandez and Rolando Cantu will call the game.

The Cardinals radio broadcast can also be heard on Sirius channel 88 and XM channel 88, as well as the SiriusXM Radio app.

The 49er’ radio broadcast will be on the US Bank 49ers Radio Network on KNBR 680 AM/104.5 FM and The Bone 107.7 FM. Greg Papa and Tim Ryan will be in the booth, It can also be heard on Sirius channel 82 and XM channel 227, as well as the SiriusXM Radio app.

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PODCAST: Pro Bowl, playoff chances and previewing Cardinals-49ers

Listen to the latest edition of the show.

In the latest edition of the podcast, Revenge of the Birds’ Seth Cox and I have a lot to talk about. We react to the good and the bad from the Arizona Cardinals’ 33-26 win over the Philadelphia Eagles. We discuss the selection to the Pro Bowl of Kyler Murray, DeAndre Hopkins and Budda Baker, as well as wonder who else could have or should have gotten in. We break down the Cardinals’ playoff chances and give our preview and predictions the Cardinals’ game this weekend against the San Francisco 49ers.

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See below for the timestamps for the individual topics we discussed.

(1:00) Intros, the good and bad from the Cardinals’ win over the Eagles

(26:15) The Cardinals’ Pro Bowl selections

(43:40) The Cardinals’ playoff chances with two games to go

(55:40) Cardinals-49ers preview and predictions

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Haason Reddick, Dennis Gardeck, Markus Golden among Week 15 ‘secret superstars’

Their production as a group went unheralded in the league.

The Arizona Cardinals picked up a critical win on Sunday in Week 15, a 33-26 of the Philadelphia Eagles. They had big contributions from a number of players.

Quarterback Kyler Murray threw for a career-high 406 yards, had three touchdown passes and a rushing touchdown. DeAndre Hopkins caught nine passes for 169 yards and a score. Defensive lineman Zach Allen had 11 tackles, a sack and a pass breakup. Ezekiel Turner blocked a punt and caught a 26-yard pass on fourth down on a fake punt, perfectly thrown by punter Andy Lee.

But according to Touchdown Wire’s Doug Farrar, the Cardinals also had some of the secret superstars of Week 15. It wasn’t just one player. It was a trio of players — outside linebackers Haason Reddick, Markus Golden and Dennis Gardeck.

One week after Cardinals edge-rusher Haason Reddick had five sacks against the Giants, Arizona went after the opposing quarterback again at a very high rate, and it wasn’t just Reddick. Against Jalen Hurts and the Eagles, Reddick had a sack, a quarterback hit, and eight quarterback hurries. Dennis Gardeck had two sacks and three quarterback hurries, and Markus Golden had a quarterback hit and two quarterback hurries. Defensive coordinator Vance Joseph wants his rushers to attack with speed and aggressiveness, and that’s exactly what they’re doing. In a 33-26 win over the Eagles, the Cardinals forced Hurts to throw under pressure on 22 of his 55 dropbacks with six total sacks.

An impressive performance from a group capable of making any quarterback’s life pretty miserable at this point. The Cardinals are doing a lot with front diversity and protection confusion, and this is often the result.

“It is a challenge,” Eagles head coach Doug Pederson said last week of those pressure packages. “It’s a unique defensive call by them. They put all linebackers on the field with their defensive back guys and it’s all speed rush. They don’t bring them all every time. They drop guys out. They present eight-man pressure looks, seven-man pressure looks, and six-man pressure looks.

“It can be a little bit challenging, and it is challenging to try to decipher the code, but we do the best we can. We go in with the protection plan we have and execute it and try to eliminate as much confusion as possible.”

Hurts played very well, but it was a problem on Sunday.

The play of these three has been huge the last two weeks. Reddick is on a tear after a five-week lull of no sacks. Getting back some defensive linemen healthy has clearly made a difference for him. He has had six sacks and five forced fumbles in the last two games. Gardeck has seven sacks in only 93 defensive snaps this season.

While the Cardinals obviously miss Chandler Jones, they have picked up the slack in the pass-rushing department in his absence. Arizona is only two sacks off of the league lead with 43 sacks. They have had 14 in the last two games.

The Cardinals might need to win their final two games to get into the postseason. If they are going to do that, then their trio of edge rushers will have to continue to play at a high level.

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Cardinals buck historic trend in win over Eagles

They had only won two games in the last 20 years with a turnover margin of -3 or worse.

The Arizona Cardinals got a much-needed win on Sunday over the Philadelphia Eagles. They won 33-26 but didn’t make it easy on themselves. They turned the ball over three times while the Eagles didn’t turn it over at all.

Winning with a -3 turnover margin is rare.

In fact, according to the Cardinals’ media relations department, the Cardinals had been 2-40 in games in which they had a -3 turnover margin or greater over the last 20 years. They had lost 14 of the last 15 such contests and hadn’t won since 2016 vs. San Francisco.

Dating back to 1940, the Cardinals have had a turnover differential of -3 or worse in 201 games. Sunday’s game was just the 10th win during that span. The win over Philadelphia also marks the first time in team history the Cardinals had a turnover differential of -3 or lower with a point differential of +7 or higher.

It isn’t the way they want things to go, but the fact they overcame the turnovers is a great sign of the resolve the team has.

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12 takeaways from the Cardinals’ 33-26 win over Eagles

The Cardinals turner the ball over a lot but got solid play from a lot of players.

The Arizona Cardinals won their second straight game on Sunday, defeating the Philadelphia Eagles 33-26 at State Farm Stadium. It was a wild game with big plays on both sides of the ball from both teams.

What can we take away from the game? Below we go over it.

WATCH: Cardinals P Andy Lee makes great throw on fake punt for big play

Lee completes a pass to Ezekiel Turner for a 26-yard play on fourth down.

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The Arizona Cardinals defeated the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday afternoon 33-26 at State Farm Stadium. One of the biggest plays of the game was a fake punt in the fourth quarter. Punter Andy Lee threw the ball to linebacker Ezekiel Turner for 26 yards on fourth-and-2 to extend the drive. The Cardinals did not score on the drive, eventually turning the ball over on downs, but it was one of the best plays of the game.

Watch it unfold in the above video.

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