2008 Arizona Cardinals schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
9-7-0 3-1 7345 5801 1544 35 408 6569 4515 2054 43 390
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The Arizona Cardinals' eighty-eighth season was in 2008, and it was the second season Ken Whisenhunt served as the head coach of the team. The Cardinals played their home games at University of Phoenix Stadium. They finished the year 9-7-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC West, and 3-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-23. At the end of the season, Kurt Warner was awarded with the Walter Payton Man of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ San Francisco 49ers 23-13
Week 2 Miami Dolphins 31-10
Week 3 @ Washington Redskins 17-24
Week 4 @ New York Jets 35-56
Week 5 Buffalo Bills 41-17
Week 6 Dallas Cowboys 30-24
Week 8 @ Carolina Panthers 23-27
Week 9 @ St. Louis Rams 34-13
Week 10 San Francisco 49ers 29-24
Week 11 @ Seattle Seahawks 26-20
Week 12 New York Giants 29-37
Week 13 @ Philadelphia Eagles 20-48
Week 14 St. Louis Rams 34-10
Week 15 Minnesota Vikings 14-35
Week 16 @ New England Patriots 7-47
Week 17 Seattle Seahawks 34-21


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round Atlanta Falcons 30-24
Divisional Round @ Carolina Panthers 33-13
Conference Championship Philadelphia Eagles 32-25
Super Bowl vs. Pittsburgh Steelers 23-27

2008 Arizona Cardinals Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Ken Whisenhunt Assistant Head Coach: Russ Grimm Offensive Coordinator: Todd Haley Defensive Coordinator: Clancy Pendergast Offensive Run Game Coordinator: Russ Grimm Quarterbacks Coach: Jeff Rutledge Wide Receivers Coach: Mike Miller Running Backs Coach: Maurice Carthon Tight Ends Coach: Freddie Kitchens Offensive Quality Control Coach: Dedric Ward Defensive Line Coach: Ron Aiken Linebackers Coach: Matt Raich, Bill Davis Defensive Backs Coach: Teryl Austin Assistant Secondary Coach: Rick Courtright Defensive Assistant Coach: Matt Raich Defensive Quality Control Coach: Rick Courtright Special Teams Coach: Kevin Spencer Staff Assistant: Pete Alosi Strength and Conditioning Coach: John Lott General Manager: Rod Graves Director of Player Personnel: Steve Keim Personnel Executive: Jason Licht Scout: Mike Boni Area Scout: Dru Grigson Head Athletic Trainer: Tom Reed Assistant Athletic Trainer: Jeff Herndon