The Arizona Cardinals are a franchise in the NFC West division of the National Football League, and they
play their home games at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Cardinals hit the field at University of Phoenix Stadium for two
preseason home games, eight regular season home games and possibly one to three home playoff games each season, hosting some
of the toughest opponents that the NFL has to offer. The Cardinals have some fantastic games on the docket at University of
Phoenix Stadium this season, one of which will be held on September 21st when the San Francisco 49ers hit the field. The Niners
have one of the best teams in the NFL, and it's also an important divisional contest for Arizona. The final regular season
game held at this venue this season will also be one of the biggest, as the reigning Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks
will come to town for a game that could have major implications in the NFC.
Phoenix Stadium first opened in 2006, and served as the venue for Cardinals home games since then. This stadium has a seating
capacity of more than 63,000 people, though the venue can be expanded to accommodate more than 70,000. The Cardinals have
had some memorable games at University of Phoenix Stadium to date, something that any fans lucky enough to see a contest in
person can vouch for.
University of Phoenix Stadium was seen come incredible games over
the years, and fans have been witness to some fantastic competition as a result. The first game ever played at this stadium
took place on August 12, 2006 when the Cardinals took the first for the first time for a preseason matchup with the Pittsburgh
Steelers. The Cardinals were able to take home the victory in that contest, but would actually end up losing to that same
Steelers team in the Super Bowl later that season. The first regular season game to be played at University of Phoenix Stadium
was held on September 10th that year when the Cardinals faced off with the San Francisco 49ers; they won that contest as well.
On January 10, 2011 this venue hosted the BCS National Championship Game, a contest that saw a record attendance of 78,603
on hand to see the college football national champion crowned.
Calls to Action
Any fan of the National
Football League knows that being there in person at a pro football game is about as good as it gets. Sports fans from all
over the world attend NFL games every year, and fans of the Arizona Cardinals love to pack the house at University of Phoenix
Stadium to catch their favorite team in action. The Cardinals have some of the best players in the league, which results in
some of the most electric plays you'll ever see when you get out to this venue to catch the action in person. You want to
make sure to get out to some of the biggest contests of the year this time around, as the Cardinals will be showcasing their
skills on the football field.