2015 was a record-setting season for Arizona Cardinals

Feb 3, 2016, 10:56 AM

The Arizona Cardinals did not want to be enjoying their offseason this week.

No,if they had their way, this week would be all about preparing for the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50. Unfortunately for them, they fell to the Carolina Panthers 49-15 in the NFC Championship Game, ending their season one game short of their ultimate goal.

But while the team did not reach its second Super Bowl, the 2015 season will still go down as one of the best in franchise history in large part because of the numerous records that were set.

So, with that, let’s take a look at them.

Carson Palmer

Carson Palmer

Passing Yards: 4,671

Old Record: 4,614 (Neil Lomax, 1984)

Passing Touchdowns: 35

Old Record: 30 (Kurt Warner, 2008)

Passer Rating: 104.6

Old Record: 96.9 (Kurt Warner, 2008)

David Johnson

David Johnson, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

Total Touchdowns by a Rookie: 13

Previous Record: 10 (Tim Hightower, 2008, Ottis Anderson, 1979)

Longest Kickoff Return: 108 yards for a touchdown on Sept. 20

Previous Record: 106 yards for a touchdown (Roy Green, Oct. 21, 1979) 

Larry Fitzgerald

Larry Fitzgerald

Receptions in a Season: 109

Previous Record: 103 (Larry Fitzgerald, 2005)

Arizona Cardinals

Michael Floyd, Jaron Brown

Points Scored: 489

Previous Record: 427 (2008)

Points Scored on the Road: 262

Previous Record: 216 (1984)

Touchdowns: 58

Previous Record: 53 (1948)

Different Players to Score a Touchdown: 19

Total wins: 13

Previous Record: 11 (2014, 1975, 1948, 1925)

Road Wins: 7

Previous Record: 6 (2009, 1963, 1948)

Bruce Arians

First Downs: 373

Previous Record: 345 (1984)

First Downs Passing: 237

Previous Record: 231 (2008)

Total Yards: 6,533

Previous Record: 6,348 (1984)

Games Scoring 30+ Points: 9

Previous Record: 7 (2008, 1984, 1949)

Wins by 10+ Points: 8

Previous Record: 7 (1948, 1925)





Arizona Cardinals

Houston Texans quarterback Davis Mills (10) is sacked by New England Patriots linebacker Jamie Coll...
Tyler Drake

Davis Mills, Houston Texans limp into Week 7 matchup vs. Cardinals

The Texans' well has run dry in the form of a five-game losing streak after picking up a season-opening win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.
1 day ago
Arizona Cardinals DL J.J. Watt checks his face after running through a drill during practice Wednes...
Tyler Drake

Cardinals’ J.J. Watt feels for Texans fans, ready to face former team

J.J. Watt undoubtedly has a ton of love for the city of Houston. Come Sunday, however, moving to 7-0 is the biggest thing on his mind.
1 day ago
Zach Ertz of the Arizona Cardinals looks on prior to the game against the Cleveland Browns at First...
Kevin Zimmerman

Keim: Cardinals pursued Zach Ertz trade feeling they ‘had to make a move’

General manager Steve Keim felt that his Arizona Cardinals had no choice but to be aggressive after losing starting tight end Maxx Williams.
1 day ago
Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Chris Jones interacts with Arizona Cardinals tight end Darrell Dan...
Arizona Sports

Texans-Cardinals injury report: Arizona TE Darrell Daniels, DT Rashard Lawrence out

The Cardinals are nicked up at tight end, on the offensive line and at linebacker as they prepare for Week 7 against the Houston Texans.
1 day ago
Arizona Cardinals linebacker Kylie Fitts (49), Cardinals defensive end Chandler Jones (55) and Card...
Arizona Sports

Cardinals OLB Chandler Jones out of COVID-19 protocols, Fitts’ year over

Cardinals outside linebacker Kylie Fitts said on Instagram that his season is over, though it is not clear what has led to his year ending.
1 day ago
The Arizona Cardinals prepare to take the field for a game against the Cleveland Browns at FirstEne...
Tyler Drake

Cardinals OL making up for Hudson absence; Green to Ertz: ‘Play fast’

TEMPE — Not only did the Arizona Cardinals have to deal with a handful of coaches and players testing positive for COVID-19 when they took on the Cleveland Browns last Sunday, they did so without starting center Rodney Hudson, who was placed on the injured reserve with rib and shoulder injuries ahead of the action. […]
2 days ago
2015 was a record-setting season for Arizona Cardinals