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Arizona Cardinals Records

Listed below are Arizona Cardinals Records, Firsts, Odds & Ends.

First Draft Choice: Jim Lawrence, B, TCU, 1936.

First Regular-Season Game: A 0-0 tie vs. the Chicago Tigers, 10/10/20.

First Regular-Season Points: Len Sachs recovered the first of three blocked punts for touchdowns in a 21-0 victory over the Detroit Heralds, 10/31/20.

First Winning Season: 1922 (8-3).

First Playoff Appearance: A 28-21 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL Championship game, 12/28/47.

First Pro Bowl Selections: Phil Dougherty, center, and Gaynell Tinsley, end, 1939.

First Cardinal Elected to the Hall of Fame
: FB Ernie Nevers, charter member, 1963.

First to Rush 200 Yards in a Game: John David Crow, 203 yards vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers, 12/18/60.

First 1000-Yard Rusher: John David Crow, 1,071yards (1960).

First to Pass 400 Yards in a Game: Charley Johnson, 428 yards vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers, 10/13/63.

Most Yards Rushing, Career: Ottis Anderson, 7,999 yards (1979-86).

Most Yards Passing, Career: Jim Hart, 34,639 yards (1966-83).

Most Receptions, Career: Larry Centers, 535 receptions (1990-98).

All-Time Leading Scorer: Jim Bakken, 1,380 points (1962-78).

Longest Interception Return
: Larry Wilson, 96 yards for a touchdown vs. the Cleveland Browns, 12/19/65.

Most Points Scored by an Individual in a Game: Ernie Nevers scored an NFL record 40 points (6 TDs and 4 PATs) vs. the Chicago Bears, 11/28/29.

Most Lopsided Win: A 60-0 victory over the Rochester Jeffersons, 10/7/23.

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