3 teams the Arizona Cardinals can beat in the 2021 playoffs

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers

This is the one game that Cardinals fans will be amped up for more than others. Since the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have become Arizona-east with all of its ex-Cardinals players, personnel, and coaches running around, Cardinals fans are going to want to stick to their former head coach Bruce Arians. Arians didn’t want to endure a losing season and cited health reasons for his retirement.

Well, we all know that didn’t last long, and Arians won a title last year (seemingly just about everyone who leaves Arizona does). Kyler Murray will come into this defense and light them up with his legs. The Buccaneers may face off against Taysom Hill and Cam Newton, who are mobile quarterbacks, but they haven’t seen the speed of Murray.

Countered with the bruising nature of James Conner to help keep the defense honest, the Cardinals get the last laugh with Arians and save the world from another Aaron Rodgers vs. Tom Brady matchup.

Final Score: Arizona wins 24-20