Chris Jacke hits game-winning 52-yard field goal as time expires to beat San Diego and clinch the first playoff berth since 1982, when the Cardinals were in St. Louis.
2 of 5Damian Strohmeyer/SI
Jan. 2, 1999
The Cardinals beat the Cowboys to win their first playoff game
3 of 5Bill Frakes/SI
Jan. 10, 2009
Arizona defeats Carolina 33-13 in the NFC Divisional Playoffs. Coming into the game, Arizona was 0-5 on the East Coast and Carolina was 8-0 at home that season.
4 of 5Al Tielemans/SI
Jan. 18, 2009
The Cardinals host their first ever NFC Championship game and defeat the Philadelphia Eagles 32-25. The Cardinals became the second team in NFL history, and the first one in 29 years, to advance to the Super Bowl with a 9-7 record.
5 of 5Heinz Kluetmeier/SI
Feb. 2, 2009
While it may be a painful memory for Cardinals fans, the first Super Bowl in team history was an exciting one. Kurt Warner found Larry Fitzgerald on a 64-yard post route to give Arizona a 23-20 lead with 2:37 remaining in Super Bowl 43. It was Arizona's first lead of the game.
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