Fans, media react to Cardinals’ home loss to Colts on Christmas

Dec 25, 2021, 10:33 PM | Updated: 11:55 pm
An Arizona Cardinals fans reacts during the game against the Indianapolis Colts at State Farm Stadi...
An Arizona Cardinals fans reacts during the game against the Indianapolis Colts at State Farm Stadium on December 25, 2021 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Chris Coduto/Getty Images)
(Photo by Chris Coduto/Getty Images)

Whenever you find yourself in the middle of a three-game losing streak, you’re all but guaranteed to hear some criticism and that’s exactly what the Arizona Cardinals are going through.

Following the Cardinals’ 22-16 loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Christmas night, the team now finds itself in a spot many thought would be unlikely.

Appearing to be coasting to a spot in the playoffs, three straight losses for the Cardinals has them limping into the postseason.

With this loss to the Colts, Arizona falls to 10-5 on the season and has left the door open for the Los Angeles Rams to take control of the top spot in the NFC West with a win this week against the Minnesota Vikings.

However, a Vikings, Saints or Eagles loss in Week 16 would clinch the Cardinals’ first playoff berth since 2015 — snapping the second-longest postseason drought in the NFL.

During the Cardinals’ losing streak, there has been a bit of a trend: Sloppy play has hindered their success.

Let’s take a look at some of the reactions from fans and media following the Cards’ fourth loss in six weeks:

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