The Arizona Cardinals finished 7-8-1 in 2016 but still had some very good individual performances
The 2016 season for the Arizona Cardinals wasn’t what it was all cracked up to be. They finished 7-8-1 and out of the playoffs, one year removed from the NFC Championship Game and a 13-3 regular season finish.
That doesn’t mean there were not some performances worth mentioning. Quite the contrary, the Cardinals still have a number of individual performances that should be considered memorable and worth talking about.
There were quite a number of performances that are noteworthy from both the offense and the defensive side of the ball. Believe it or not, there are even some special teams plays worth mentioning as well, despite their struggles in 2016.
The Cardinals finished second in defense and ninth in offense. There is something to be said about that. Numbers don’t always tell the whole story.
In 2016 much of the offensive and defensive numbers didn’t matter when it came down to several games the Cardinals either tied or lost in the final moments of a game. Much of that has already been discussed.
Now it is time to reveal the 10 best individual performances by a Cardinals player this past season. Here’s a hint, you might see certain players pop up in here more than once.