They’re the home of Kurt Warner, Jim Hart and Neil Lomax.
They’re also the home of John Skelton, Max Hall and Ryan Lindley.
The Arizona Cardinals have seen their share of quarterbacks come through in their time spent in Chicago, St. Louis and Phoenix, but where do they rank all-time?
NFL.com’s Elliot Harrison named the Cardinals as No. 22 out of 32 teams as the “NFL’s top quarterback franchise” list Tuesday, naming Hart, Warner and Lomax as the top three signal-callers in franchise history.
“Warner might receive a call from the good folks in Canton next February. An integral reason why: His career renaissance in Arizona. Warner was able to lead the Cardinals to a Super Bowl in 2008, a feat neither Hart nor Lomax could pull off. Hart was the team’s starter from the late ’60s until the early ’80s, when Lomax took over. The latter’s promising career was struck down by an arthritic hip that forced his retirement at age 30. Lomax threw for 4,614 yards in 1984.”
Hart threw for 34,639 yards and 209 touchdowns with 247 interceptions in 18 seasons for the Cardinals, taking them to the playoffs in 1974 and 1975.
Warner took the Cardinals to their lone Super Bowl appearance in 2008, throwing for 15,843 yards and 100 touchdowns with 59 interceptions in five seasons while taking them back to the playoffs in 2009.
Lomax took the Cardinals to the playoffs in 1982 while throwing for 22,771 yards and 136 touchdowns with 90 interceptions and earning two Pro Bowl appearances over his eight-year Cardinals career.
The Cardinals rank third in the NFC West all-time in quarterback play, coming in before the Seattle Seahawks (No. 24) but after the St. Louis Rams (No. 6) and San Francisco 49ers (No. 4).
Seattle had Matt Hasselbeck, Dave Krieg and Russell Wilson recognized. Wilson led the Seahawks to a Super Bowl in 2014, and back to the Super Bowl in 2015 before losing to the New England Patriots.
The Rams had Norm Van Brocklin, Warner and Bob Waterfield recgnized for their efforts in Los Angeles and St. Louis.
San Francisco had Joe Montana, Steve Young and John Brodie, each of highlighted their careers in the Bay Area.
Current Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer made the list, being named as the third-best quarterback in Cincinnati Bengals (No. 16) history behind Ken Anderson and Boomer Esiason.
The Green Bay Packers come in at the top spot in the list, boasting Bart Starr, Aaron Rodgers and Brett Favre.