ARIZONA CARDINALS

Arizona Cardinals travel to Tennessee Titans for 2021 opener

May 12, 2021, 5:41 AM | Updated: 7:54 am
Kyler Murray #1 of the Arizona Cardinals warms up before the game against the Los Angeles Rams at S...
Kyler Murray #1 of the Arizona Cardinals warms up before the game against the Los Angeles Rams at SoFi Stadium on January 03, 2021 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

The Arizona Cardinals will kick off the regular season Sept. 12 in Nashville, Tennessee against the Tennessee Titans, it was announced Wednesday.

The game will be aired on CBS at 10 a.m. Arizona time and can also be heard on 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station. The full schedule will be released Wednesday at 5 p.m. with coverage on 98.7 FM and ArizonaSports.com.

New Cardinals cornerback Malcolm Butler will make a return to Nashville having played the last three seasons for the Titans.

This will be the first time the Cardinals have opened on the road against an AFC team since 1997 when they did so in Cincinnati.

Tune to ESPN 620 AM at 6 p.m. for the Big Red Rage, following the full schedule release. Safety Budda Baker will join the show.

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