The Arizona Cardinals finished a meager 8-8 in 2020.
But that doesn’t mean they weren’t among the most entertaining teams to watch from September to early January. The Arizona Cardinals, at the very least, kept things interesting until the end.
Plus, they pulled off a few memorable upsets that we won’t soon forget. Starting with a week one win over a then-relatively healthy San Francisco 49ers team. And while the ship ultimately sunk thanks to mismanagement, failure to adjust when other teams figured them out, and the old injury bug, it was a fun year.
Now one month removed from the 2020 season, let’s look at a few moments that made it better than the franchise’s previous five seasons from 2015 to 2019. And who knows? Perhaps the thrilling plays and games will foreshadow what’s to come in 2021.
If head coach Kliff Kingsbury can learn from his mistakes made in Year One and Year Two, perhaps we’ll have a memorable moment per game. But for now, let’s look at three moments that made 2020 a season to remember.