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1996 Arizona Cardinals season
Head Coach Vince Tobin
Home Field Sun Devil Stadium
Results
Record 7-9
Place 4th NFC East
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1995 1997

The 1996 Arizona Cardinals season was the 77th season the team was in the league and 9th in Arizona. The team improved upon their previous output of 4-12, winning seven games.[1] Despite the improvement, the Cardinals failed to qualify to the playoffs for the fourteenth consecutive season.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1996 Arizona Cardinals staff
Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

  • Special Teams – Al Everest

Strength and Conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Bob Rogucki

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Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Notes Attendance
1 September 1, 1996 at Indianapolis Colts L 20-13
48,133
2 September 8, 1996 Miami Dolphins L 38-10
55,444
3 September 15, 1996 at New England Patriots L 31-0
59,118
4 September 22, 1996 at New Orleans Saints W 28-14
34,316
5 September 29, 1996 St. Louis Rams W 31-28 (OT) First meeting with Rams since move to St. Louis
33,116
6 Bye
7 October 13, 1996 at Dallas Cowboys L 17-3
64,096
8 October 20, 1996 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 13-9
27,738
9 October 27, 1996 New York Jets L 31-21 Only win of the season for the Jets
28,088
10 November 3, 1996 at New York Giants L 16-8
68,262
11 November 10, 1996 at Washington Redskins W 37-34 Boomer Esiason broke 500 yards passing in the game
51,929
12 November 17, 1996 New York Giants W 31-23
34,924
13 November 24, 1996 Philadelphia Eagles W 36-30
36,175
14 December 1, 1996 at Minnesota Vikings L 41-17
45,767
15 December 8, 1996 Dallas Cowboys L 10-6
70,763
16 December 15, 1996 Washington Redskins W 27-26
34,260
17 December 22, 1996 at Philadelphia Eagles L 29-19
63,658

StandingsEdit

NFC East
view · talk · edit W L T PCT PF PA
Dallas Cowboys 10 6 0 .625 286 250
Philadelphia Eagles 10 6 0 .625 363 341
Washington Redskins 9 7 0 .563 364 312
Arizona Cardinals 7 9 0 .438 300 397
New York Giants 6 10 0 .375 242 297

ReferencesEdit

AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
Buffalo Baltimore Denver Arizona Chicago Atlanta
Indianapolis Cincinnati Kansas City Dallas Detroit Carolina
Miami Houston Oakland NY Giants Green Bay New Orleans
New England Jacksonville San Diego Philadelphia Minnesota St. Louis
NY Jets Pittsburgh Seattle Washington Tampa Bay San Francisco
1996 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XXXI

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