Week 17 came and when it was done the Arizona Cardinals ended their season with a 31-24 loss to the Los Angeles Rams. A 5-10-1 record is not typically one that births optimism. There were inconsistent performances from the defense highlighted by a seeming inability to cover the tight end position. David Johnson confused and … Continued
The Arizona Cardinals marched into Seattle to play the division leading Seahawks and quieted the 12th Man with a 27-13 victory. The defense played a solid game, led by a resurgent Patrick Peterson and the always excellent Chandler Jones. His 4 sacks and constant pressure seemed to rattle the always steady Russell Wilson. Ed and … Continued
The losing streak has come to an end! The Arizona Cardinals came up victorious against the Cleveland Browns 38-24. While State Farm Stadium was still overrun with fans of the opposing team, the offense was highlighted by a 100+ yard, 4 TD game by Kenyan Drake. Patrick Peterson was focused and had the team’s only … Continued
The Pittsburgh Steelers turned State Farm Stadium where the Arizona Cardinals play into Pittsburgh West. They came, they say and they left with the victory as the Cardinals fell to 3-9-1. Kyler Murray had another lackluster game and threw interceptions at pivotal points in the game. Is this regression to the mean or just a … Continued
The Arizona Cardinals were supposed to come off of their bye enthused and ready to make the sprint to the finish line. They were supposed to have renewed focus and build momentum. Well, that was short lived as they were beaten down at home against the Los Angeles Rams 34-7. There was a lack of … Continued
Five games remain in the season and the Arizona Cardinals are free off of their Bye week. Their first home game in a month finds them pitted against the wounded Los Angeles Rams. Javon and Ed talk about the suddenly crowded backfield of Edmonds, Johnson and Drake. What is the depth chart going to be? … Continued
The Cardinals have finally reached their bye week as we enter week 12. The best way to enjoy a bye week is coming off of a victory but unfortunately the Arizona Cardinals came up short in the Bay Area against the San Francisco 49ers. In what seems like groundhogs day, the Cardinals amassed a double … Continued
The Arizona Cardinals came up short against the Arizona Cardinals South aka the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Javon and Ed review the good and bad from the game including the puzzling play of David Johnson. Kyler Murray shined but made a couple of rookie mistakes that may have led to the loss. All in all, the … Continued
The Arizona Cardinals competed to the bitter end but came up short against the San Francisco 49ers 25-28 on Halloween. Javon and Ed talk discuss the game and what seemed like a disinterested Patrick Peterson. Is this a trend or just an example of the Pro Bowl cornerback rounding into shape? Kenyan Drake made a … Continued
What goes up must come down. The Arizona Cardinals gave it their best shot but this time it wasn’t good enough. The fell to the Super Bowl contending New Orleans Saints as Drew Brees returned from the Injured List to work his magic. Javon and Ed review the game and then give their mid-season grades … Continued
Javon Adams & Ed Smith
A long time Phoenix resident, Javon brings his own unique voice and sense of levity to the Cardinals. Javon has spent over two decades in radio and covered Arizona sports for years. He enjoys music almost as much as he loves sports and is the co-host of the EZ Sports Talk Show on 1060AM Phoenix.
Ed Smith is a published author and travels the country as a motivational speaker. His sports career spans two professional realms both in minor league baseball and professional football. He has played in the World League of American Football, XFL, NFL and was a member of the 1998 NFC Champion Atlanta Falcons. Ed lives in Peoria, Arizona and is the Co-host of the EZ Sports Talk Show on 1060AM Phoenix.