Arizona Cardinals Records
Listed below are Arizona Cardinals Records, Firsts, Odds &
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
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
Most Receptions, Career: Larry Centers, 535
All-Time Leading Scorer: Jim Bakken, 1,380
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.