1991 Phoenix Cardinals season

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1991 Phoenix Cardinals season
Head coach Joe Bugel
General manager Larry Wilson
Owner Bill Bidwill
Home field Sun Devil Stadium
Results
Record 4–12
Division place 5th NFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1990 1992 >

The 1991 Phoenix Cardinals season was the 72nd season the team was in the National Football League (NFL). The team failed to improve on their previous output of 5–11, winning only four games. After beginning the season 2–0, they later had an eight game losing streak and finished 4–12.[1] This was the ninth consecutive season the Cardinals failed to qualify to the playoffs.

The Cardinals' 196 points scored is the lowest total in franchise history for a 16-game season.[2]

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1991 NFL Draft
1991 Phoenix Cardinals draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 6 Eric Swann *  Defensive tackle Wake Technical CC
2 32 Mike Jones  Defensive end North Carolina State
3 59 Aeneas Williams  Cornerback Southern
4 86 Dexter Davis  Cornerback Clemson
5 117 Vince Hammond  Defensive tackle Clemson
6 144 Eduardo Vega  Offensive tackle Memphis
7 171 Ivory Lee Brown  Running back Arkansas–Pine Bluff
8 198 Greg Amsler  Running back Tennessee
8 204 Jerry Evans  Tight end Toledo
8 209 Scott Evans  Defensive end Oklahoma
10 255 Herbie Anderson  Defensive back Texas A&I
11 282 Nathan LaDuke  Defensive back Arizona State
12 309 Jeff Bridewell  Quarterback UC Davis
      Made roster    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

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Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1991 Phoenix Cardinals staff
Front office
  • President – Bill Bidwill
  • Vice President and General Manager – Larry Wilson
  • Director of Pro Personnel – Erik Widmark
  • Director of Player Personnel – George Boone

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Bob Rogucki

Roster[edit]

1991 Phoenix Cardinals final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists



Practice squad



Rookies in italics
Active, Inactive, Practice squad

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 1, 1991 at Los Angeles Rams W 24–14
47,069
2 September 8, 1991 at Philadelphia Eagles W 26–10
63,818
3 September 15, 1991 at Washington Redskins L 34–0
54,662
4 September 22, 1991 Dallas Cowboys L 17–9
68,814
5 September 29, 1991 New England Patriots W 24–10
26,043
6 October 6, 1991 at New York Giants L 20–9
75,891
7 October 13, 1991 at Minnesota Vikings L 34–7
51,209
8 October 20, 1991 Atlanta Falcons W 16–10
29,804
9 October 27, 1991 Minnesota Vikings L 28–0
45,447
10 November 3, 1991 at Dallas Cowboys L 27–7
61,190
11 November 10, 1991 New York Giants L 21–14
50,048
12 November 17, 1991 at San Francisco 49ers L 14–10
50,180
13 November 24, 1991 Philadelphia Eagles L 34–14
37,307
14 Bye
15 December 8, 1991 Washington Redskins L 20–14
48,373
16 December 15, 1991 at Denver Broncos L 24–19
74,098
17 December 22, 1991 New Orleans Saints L 27–3
30,928

Standings[edit]

NFC East
W L T PCT PF PA
Washington Redskins 14 2 0 .875 485 224
Dallas Cowboys 11 5 0 .688 342 310
Philadelphia Eagles 10 6 0 .625 285 244
New York Giants 8 8 0 .500 281 297
Phoenix Cardinals 4 12 0 .250 196 344

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