Arizona Cardinals Will Be the Surprise Super Bowl Contenders in 2015

May 16, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Arizona finished the 2014 regular season 11-5 and lost in the first round of the NFL playoffs, but the Cardinals will shape up to be Super Bowl contenders in 2015.
The NFC West runner-ups jumped out to a hot start, winning nine of their first 10 games, but then the wheels fell off as injuries began to mount up.
The quarterback position suffered the most devastating injuries, as Carson Palmer and backup Drew Stanton both missed valuable time. Palmer missed three games early in the season due to nerve damage, and then he tore his ACL upon his return, landing him on season-ending injured reserve. Stanton injured his knee in Week 15 against St. Louis.
Star running back Andre Ellington also landed on injured reserve after requiring surgery to repair a hernia he suffered against the Dallas Cowboys in Week 9.
With injuries piling up, the Cardinals lost four of their last six games, before losing 27-16 against the Carolina Panthers in the playoffs.
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