1990 Phoenix Cardinals season
Head Coach Joe Bugel
Home Field Sun Devil Stadium
Results
Record 5-11
Place 5th NFC East
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1989 1991

The 1990 Phoenix Cardinals season was the team's 71st year with the National Football League and the 3rd season in Phoenix.

Offseason[edit | edit source]

NFL Draft[edit | edit source]

Pick # NFL Team Player Position College
32 Phoenix Cardinals Anthony Thompson Running Back Indiana
59 Phoenix Cardinals Ricky Proehl Wide Receiver Wake Forest
86 Phoenix Cardinals Travis Davis Nose Tackle Michigan State
116 Phoenix Cardinals Larry Centers Fullback Stephen F. Austin
143 Phoenix Cardinals Tyrone Shavers Wide Receiver Lamar
170 Phoenix Cardinals Johnny Johnson Running Back San Jose State
200 Phoenix Cardinals Mickey Washington Cornerback Texas A&M
226 Phoenix Cardinals David Bavaro Inside Linebacker Syracuse
253 Phoenix Cardinals Dave Elle Tight End South Dakota
283 Phoenix Cardinals Dempsey Norman Wide Receiver St. Francis, Ill.
309 Phoenix Cardinals Donnie Riley Running Back Central Michigan
331 Phoenix Cardinals Ken McMichel Defensive Back Oklahoma

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Regular season[edit | edit source]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 9, 1990 at Washington Redskins L 31-0
52,649
2 September 16, 1990 at Philadelphia Eagles W 23-21
64,396
3 September 23, 1990 at New Orleans Saints L 28-7
61,110
4 September 30, 1990 Washington Redskins L 38-10
49,303
5 Bye
6 October 14, 1990 Dallas Cowboys W 20-3
45,235
7 October 21, 1990 at New York Giants L 20-19
76,518
8 October 28, 1990 Chicago Bears L 31-21
71,233
9 November 4, 1990 at Miami Dolphins L 23-3
54,294
10 November 11, 1990 at Buffalo Bills L 45-14
74,904
11 November 18, 1990 Green Bay Packers L 24-21
46,878
12 November 25, 1990 New England Patriots W 34-14
30,110
13 December 2, 1990 Indianapolis Colts W 20-17
31,885
14 December 9, 1990 at Atlanta Falcons W 24-13
36,222
15 December 16, 1990 at Dallas Cowboys L 41-10
60,190
16 December 23, 1990 New York Giants L 24-21
41,212
17 December 29, 1990 Philadelphia Eagles L 23-21
31,796

Standings[edit | edit source]

NFC East
view · talk · edit W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
New York Giants 13 3 0 .813 7–1 10–2 335 211 W2
Philadelphia Eagles 10 6 0 .625 5–3 9–3 396 299 W3
Washington Redskins 10 6 0 .625 4–4 7–5 381 301 W1
Dallas Cowboys 7 9 0 .438 2–6 6–8 244 308 L2
Phoenix Cardinals 5 11 0 .313 2–6 3–9 268 396 L3

Roster[edit | edit source]

Phoenix Cardinals 1990 roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Reserve Lists

Practice Squad

Rookies in italics

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Awards and records[edit | edit source]

Milestones[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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Indianapolis Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit LA Rams
Miami Houston LA Raiders Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego Phoenix Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
1990 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XXV
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