It’s hard to argue that the Arizona Cardinals don’t have the best football team in the National Football League, but there’s another team in town that’s a far more formidable foe than the defending champs.
Let’s go ahead and pick out the best in a new category of football-related sportsmanship: The Red Rock Escarpment.
Here’s the breakdown of the team that, after the Cardinals’ upset of the Carolina Panthers in the NFC Championship Game, was the NFL’s No. 1 seed and the No. 2 seed, and then the No .
2 seed in the Super Bowl.
The Cardinals have the second-best defense in the league and the third-best offense.
They are No. 8 in points allowed per game, No. 9 in passing yards per game and No. 14 in rushing yards per contest.
They have the league’s highest scoring offense (12.5 points per game) and have one of the best quarterbacks in the game (Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer).
But that defense is far from unbeatable.
Arizona was a playoff team this season.
The Cards won seven games, including five by a combined score of 120-27.
They also held Carolina to two points, losing by only 14-7 in the wild-card round.
Now the Cards have to win seven more to clinch a spot in the postseason.
The offense, however, will have to play better to win.
The Red Rocks, located on the eastern side of the Arizona desert, are a popular stop for tourists.
The terrain makes it a difficult place for teams to score, but they’ve also had some pretty good offenses in the past.
The 2008 Red Rock Warriors were ranked No. 6 in passing and No