The 2005Arizona Cardinals season was the team's 86th in the NFL. The team was unable to improve upon their previous season's output of 6-10, and failed to make the playoffs for the seventh consecutive season.
The October 2 game was the first regular season game to be played outside the United States, and was known as NFL Futbol Americano. The game was a Cardinals home game, and the Cardinals defeated their division rivals, the San Francisco 49ers, 31-14. The game was later considered part of the NFL International Series.
Formerly the Morgan Athletic Club, the Racine Normals, the Racine Cardinals, the Chicago Cardinals, the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Phoenix Cardinals· Founded in 1898 · Based in Glendale, Arizona, Arizona