A team in the National Football League, the Cardinals were founded in 1898 and are the oldest continuously run professional football team in the United States. The Cardinals’ history includes tenures as the Chicago Cardinals, the Normals and the Racine Cardinals. Most recently the Cardinals called St. Louis, Missouri, home for 28 years prior to moving to Arizona in 1988. The team has several players enshrined in the NFL hall of fame, including Dan Dierdorf, who played his entire career with the Cardinals.
Currently, The Cardinals compete in the National Football Conference West Division and play home games at the University of Phoenix Stadium. In 2015 the team went 13-3 during the regular season and advanced to the conference championship, where they lost to the Carolina Panthers.