Arizona Cardinals 2009: A Pre-Draft Offseason Recap


Published: March 31, 2009


... stand prior to the 2009 draft.

As expected of a team which made a Super Bowl appearance the year before, the team has remained largely the same and is hoping to capitalize on the cohesion and experience of their current players.

But hey, who couldn’t use a little help, right? Let’s start by recapping the Cards' offseason transactions.


Coaching Changes

The most significant changes to the Arizona Cardinals this offseason have come in the form of coaching changes.

Less than a week after losing the heartbreaking loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Cardinals fired defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast after a season in which the team gave up too many points and fell apart on the final drive of the most important game in the team’s history.

Although the defense played well during the Cardinal’s playoff run, they finished the regular season ranked 2...

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