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NFL: Cardinals will face an old acquaintance at the Azteca Stadium

Written in SPORTS CENTER the 7/19/2022 2:15 p.m. The arizona cardinals you already know your regular season rival outside the United Statessi


Written in SPORTS CENTER the 7/19/2022 2:15 p.m.

The arizona cardinals you already know your regular season rival outside the United Statessince they will play against the San Francisco 49ers, a franchise with which they already shared the Azteca Stadium on October 2, 2005. 17 years later, the desert team that is looking for its second trip to the Super Bowl, now with Kyler Murray will return to ” Colossus of Santa Ursula”.

On that occasion, the The Cardinals went out to the Azteca with Josh McCown as their quarterback, who posted his best mark up to that point with 385 yards, along with two touchdown passes to beat the San Francisco 49ers 31-14 for his first win of the year.

It should be noted that Arizona at that time had Mexican participation, since offensive lineman Rolando Cantú was part of the desert squad. During his time in the NFL, the Tecnológico de Monterrey graduate played a game in the Cardinals trenches and is currently a link between the franchise and the Mexican public.

The National Football League confirmed this February 28 the five teams that will leave the American Union to receive a match, subject to defining a rival next April when the calendar for the 2022 campaign of the league is presented, which will have games in three different countries for the first time.

Along with the Arizona Cardinals, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will become the first team in the league to play in Germany, while the Jacksonville Jaguars will continue their streak with games in Londonalong with the New Orleans Saints and the Green Bay Packers who will play their first game outside the United States.

This is what the first game of the Cardinals in Mexico looked like