Can Arizona continue on a magical ride to the Super Bowl?

Who will win the NFC Championship game?

  • Philadelphia

    Votes: 7 41.2%
  • Arizona

    Votes: 10 58.8%

  • Total voters
    17
  • Poll closed .

Bandit 5160

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One thing I neglected to do in my post about the Panthers is to give the Arizona Cardinals their due. Even though Carolina gave them lots of help, they still made all the plays they needed to. Larry Fitzgerald is an absolute beast who is often overlooked because he plays for a low-profile team, and Kurt Warner is a consumate pro. No one gave the Cards a chance in Charlotte, and all the stats were against them, but Arizona said ferk it and went out and did what they needed to do. But can they continue their run against a very hot Eagles team now? I just have a hunch that this is the week the Cardinals' magic run ends. I'm not counting Arizona out by any means, but I think Philly goes to the desert and picks up the W to advance to the Super Bowl.
 
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IdRatherBeSkiing

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While Arizona did not play poorly they benifited greatly by a very bad game by Jake Delome. Should they benifit from such a game by Donavin McNabb, they are capable of winning that game. If McNabb is like he has been the past 6-7 weeks ... probably not.
 

Bandit 5160

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By the way, I accidently voted for Arizona in my poll. I meant to vote for Philly. I don't think there's any way to change my vote?
 

semipenguin

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DAB's the man. You know DAB spelled backwards is BAD...:shock:

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Aaron

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Arizona is certainly capable of beating Philadelphia at home. I think they might actually do it. Cardinals 27, Eagles 21. :icon_eek:
 

goreds2

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OH H.....EYE OH
I had to vote for Philly because their defense against the Giants really impressed me.

The Arizona stadium will be rocking though. :headbang:
 

Wolf

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Oh yea I'm very excited for the Cardinals specially living in Phoenix and everyday I hear about them in the news, there saying people decided to jump on the band wagon! Where were all the fans all season! But anyway, I use to live in Philly for couple of years so I am a Eagles fan also. So I'll probably be rooting for both teams. I would love to see the Cardinals win and advance to the Super Bowl, but I think the Eagles could pull it off. But the will the nest will be defiantly be rockin' this Sunday!!!
 

sbv71

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I'm rooting for the Cardinals too. I like Kurt Warner. Great QB and a great guy.
 

IdRatherBeSkiing

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I think when all is said and done it will come down to the fact that these are the Cardinals. Like the Chicago Cubs when they come close to the prize ... they will fade.
 

AJ_II

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The Cardinals' history may not be very glamorous and storied, but they do have a lot of it. I heard something today that I didn't realize; the Cardinal franchise's roots can be traced back to 1898 when they were called the Morgan Athletic Club, an amateur team in Chicago. In 1913, the club turned professional (known then as the Racine Cardinals, named after Racine Avenue in Chicago). And in 1920, they became a charter member of the American Professional Football Association, or what we now call the NFL. Then, as I'm sure everyone knows, the Chicago Cardinals moved to St. Louis in 1960 and then again to Phoenix in 1988.

The Cardinal franchise is the oldest existing professional football team. I thought that was pretty interesting. And what do they have to show for it? Two NFL Championships (1925 and 1947).


As far as this weekend's game goes, I think I'm going to go for it and pick the Cardinals. The early line for this game started out at 3 in favor of Philly, and now it's up to 4. I don't think the majority of NFL viewers can wrap their heads around the fact that THE ARIZONA CARDINALS CAN GO TO THE SUPER BOWL?!?!?! Hence, very few people are picking them. But look, what happened in the '60's and '70's and '80's and '90's and even 2007...it all means nothing. It's about this team right now, and they've pretty much dominated their past two games. I'm taking the Arizona Cardinals. Which, among other things, if you're a Houston Texans fan, they represent HOPE!!! If the Arizona freaking Cardinals can do it, get this far at least, then one of these years the Texans can make such a run. So go Cards. I like them to win straight-up, but go ahead and give me the 4 points anyway, Vegas.
 
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Wolf

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As far as this weekend's game goes, I think I'm going to go for it and pick the Cardinals. The early line for this game started out at 3 in favor of Philly, and now it's up to 4. I don't think the majority of NFL viewers can wrap their heads around the fact that THE ARIZONA CARDINALS CAN GO TO THE SUPER BOWL?!?!?! Hence, very few people are picking them. But look, what happened in the '60's and '70's and '80's and '90's and even 2007...it all means nothing. It's about this team right now, and they've pretty much dominated their past two games. I'm taking the Arizona Cardinals. Which, among other things, if you're a Houston Texans fan, they represent HOPE!!! If the Arizona freaking Cardinals can do it, get this far at least, then one of these years the Texans can make such a run. So go Cards. I like them to win straight-up, but go ahead and give me the 4 points anyway, Vegas.
I like what you said and I agree! Never know one day the Texans will probably make it to the big one? They have improve and getting closer to making the playoffs!
 

AJ_II

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And as much as I'm rooting for Arizona, I'll probably be rooting just as much against Philadelphia. Screw 'em...they just won the World Series. Spread the wealth.

As long as I'm merging football and baseball in one post, what would be more shocking to you? The Tampa Bay Rays making the World Series, or the Arizona Cardinals making the Super Bowl?
 

Wolf

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As long as I'm merging football and baseball in one post, what would be more shocking to you? The Tampa Bay Rays making the World Series, or the Arizona Cardinals making the Super Bowl?
Seeing the Cardinals in the Super Bowl! To me seeing the Rays in the World Series wasn't a big deal, but I was shocked and happy to see the Astros in the World Series!
 

IdRatherBeSkiing

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And as much as I'm rooting for Arizona, I'll probably be rooting just as much against Philadelphia. Screw 'em...they just won the World Series. Spread the wealth.

As long as I'm merging football and baseball in one post, what would be more shocking to you? The Tampa Bay Rays making the World Series, or the Arizona Cardinals making the Super Bowl?
It would be more shocking if the Chicago Cubs were in the World Series.