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What’s your favorite University of Phoenix Stadium moment?

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Once upon a time, the Pink Taco restaurant wanted to buy the naming rights to the stadium where the Cardinals play. It would have been a pretty good investment.

More than a decade later, the venue with naming rights held by the University of Phoenix has hosted plenty of memorable moments. The latest comes on Monday night, when Gonzaga and North Carolina face off for the NCAA men’s basketball championship.

So what’s your favorite moment from the venue’s 11-year history? Vote below in the PFT Live question of the day, and we’ll share the results during Monday’s show.

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25 Responses to “What’s your favorite University of Phoenix Stadium moment?”
  1. PFT-made-me-change-my-handle says: Apr 3, 2017 12:20 AM

    The place seems to have been divinely blessed.

    As a Cardinals fan, still voting for the Seattle loss.

  2. a10acosta says: Apr 3, 2017 12:51 AM

    You guys left out last minute tippy toed game winning TD in the back of the end zone from Ben Roethlisberger to Santonio Holmes in Super Bowl XLIII

  3. a10acosta says: Apr 3, 2017 12:53 AM

    Oops, sorry, that game was played in Tampa, my bad.

  4. stipez says: Apr 3, 2017 12:54 AM

    This is more a poll of Patriot fans vs haters.

  5. lawrencetayloristhebestever says: Apr 3, 2017 1:11 AM

    It’s not even a question. There have been some great games there but 18 wins and 1 Giant loss is all that needs to be said. Greatest moment in NFL history; no matter who was to win that game.

  6. chickenrondelet says: Apr 3, 2017 1:38 AM

    Why no 2009 NFC Championship game where the Cardinals beat my Eagles? Where the Eagles crapped the bed in the first half and were down 24-6, but came back to take the lead, only to go back to sucking on defense and giving up the game winning TD? I mean, I’m STILL ready to throw my computer across the room just thinking about it, so there have to be some Cardinals fan who remember that fondly.

  7. dudeicle says: Apr 3, 2017 1:59 AM

    what? is there really more Patriots fans here than NYG?

  8. seattlecvd says: Apr 3, 2017 2:37 AM

    Mine was the Fiesta Bowl where Texas defeated Ohio State on the final drive. First half was a bit slow, but the second half was definitely an exciting finish. Hook ’em!

  9. 6250claimer says: Apr 3, 2017 3:54 AM

    $465 million to build (opened in 2006), and that includes a retractable roof & retractable FIELD, the only one in the USA, and it allows them to have natural grass (more than once voted the best playing surface in the NFL) despite being a mostly-indoor venue. It’s an outstanding facility in every respect. But a decade later, an NFL owner “needs” $1b+ as a starting point for his new palace. Ridiculous.

    I voted for the 2015 playoff game, Cards vs Packers, Cards win in OT after Larry Fitzgerald goes hog wild and takes over the game late. Incredible experience being there.

  10. lobzila says: Apr 3, 2017 5:25 AM

    No Warren Sapp versus two hookers choice?

  11. pencilmonkeymagic says: Apr 3, 2017 7:12 AM

    “dudeicle says:
    Apr 3, 2017 1:59 AM
    what? is there really more Patriots fans here than NYG?”

    – – –

    It’s the PFT Comment Threads. Pats fans have declared it law: You must leave your sense of humour behind and swear allegiance to the Grand Conspiracy. Or they’ll cry.

    Every story, Pats related or not.

  12. babygaga19 says: Apr 3, 2017 7:49 AM

    They are who we thought they were!

    Dennis Green

  13. RandyinRoxbury says: Apr 3, 2017 7:51 AM

    As a Pats fan I’ll never get over the David Tyree catch, I cried for months and still get upset to this day.
    Our once chance for perfection against an average Giants team and we blew it big time.

  14. nbcwantsitsmoneyback says: Apr 3, 2017 7:52 AM

    6250claimer says:
    Apr 3, 2017 3:54 AM
    $465 million to build (opened in 2006), and that includes a retractable roof & retractable FIELD, the only one in the USA, and it allows them to have natural grass (more than once voted the best playing surface in the NFL) despite being a mostly-indoor venue. It’s an outstanding facility in every respect. But a decade later, an NFL owner “needs” $1b+ as a starting point for his new palace. Ridiculous.

    I went to Phoenix last year, rented a car and was charged a $10 stadium surcharge that went to you guessed it University of Phoenix Stadium and yet this clown is taking shots at Mark Davis when his stadium is funded almost the exact same way..!

  15. streetyson says: Apr 3, 2017 8:26 AM

    pencilmonkeymagic says:
    Apr 3, 2017 7:12 AM
    It’s the PFT Comment Threads. Pats fans have declared it law: You must leave your sense of humour behind and swear allegiance to the Grand Conspiracy. Or they’ll cry. Every story, Pats related or not.
    ————————
    I think you meant allegiance AGAINST the Grand Conspiracy. But LOL at illiterate trolls and haters biting on articles designed to get them spewing bile to stir up genuine fans, only to then get irate when some genuine fans even get just slightly annoyed by them – let alone irate. I’m sorry your team sucks and that you can’t just enjoy football properly – now go to school and try to learn English comprehension and a sense of humor.

  16. pencilmonkeymagic says: Apr 3, 2017 8:36 AM

    “streetyson says:
    Apr 3, 2017 8:26 AM
    pencilmonkeymagic says:
    Apr 3, 2017 7:12 AM
    It’s the PFT Comment Threads. Pats fans have declared it law: You must leave your sense of humour behind and swear allegiance to the Grand Conspiracy. Or they’ll cry. Every story, Pats related or not.
    ————————
    I think you meant allegiance AGAINST the Grand Conspiracy. But LOL at illiterate trolls and haters biting on articles designed to get them spewing bile to stir up genuine fans, only to then get irate when some genuine fans even get just slightly annoyed by them – let alone irate. I’m sorry your team sucks and that you can’t just enjoy football properly – now go to school and try to learn English comprehension and a sense of humour.”

    – – –

    Exhibit A.

  17. liverpoolred04 says: Apr 3, 2017 9:24 AM

    Michael Dyer not being down…why is Bama even on the list?

  18. Drunk Uncle says: Apr 3, 2017 10:34 AM

    What, no “They are who we thought they were, and we let them off the hook!” I think that was one of the first big moments in that stadium. Denny Green is awesome, RIP.

  19. dwoofer says: Apr 3, 2017 11:17 AM

    Favorite moment was when I went there for Cardinals training camp and it was COOL inside the stadium in August.

  20. maiphatdong says: Apr 3, 2017 11:19 AM

    lmao@basketball

  21. AngryHumanoid says: Apr 3, 2017 11:50 AM

    pencilmonkeymagic says:
    Apr 3, 2017 8:36 AM
    “streetyson says:
    Apr 3, 2017 8:26 AM
    pencilmonkeymagic says:
    Apr 3, 2017 7:12 AM
    It’s the PFT Comment Threads. Pats fans have declared it law: You must leave your sense of humour behind and swear allegiance to the Grand Conspiracy. Or they’ll cry. Every story, Pats related or not.
    ————————
    I think you meant allegiance AGAINST the Grand Conspiracy. But LOL at illiterate trolls and haters biting on articles designed to get them spewing bile to stir up genuine fans, only to then get irate when some genuine fans even get just slightly annoyed by them – let alone irate. I’m sorry your team sucks and that you can’t just enjoy football properly – now go to school and try to learn English comprehension and a sense of humour.”

    – – –

    Exhibit A.

    ———————–

    Dude, you’re the one who brought it up…

  22. meadowlandssports says: Apr 3, 2017 12:41 PM

    Couldn’t go wrong with either Super Bowl as your pick. The first team since 72 looking for a perfect season getting shut down, or an all-but-guaranteed win blown on the worst play call in championship history.

  23. theuglitruth says: Apr 3, 2017 1:02 PM

    Didn’t UofP just have a bunch of problems this weekend hosting the NCAA Tourney?

  24. Ananda says: Apr 3, 2017 4:35 PM

    Classic Cardinals vs. Packers playoff games…! From Rogers Hail Mary’s to Hail Larry’s these two teams have produced the most amazing games for the ages in history!

  25. bigfaketdsinmyface says: Apr 4, 2017 5:44 PM

    As a ‘Hawks fan, I can’t vote for the Butler INT. Not only was I raging pissed off, I was sober, in Afghanistan, watching Armed Forces Network commercials instead of SB commercials. Not many things could’ve made that night worse outside of not watching the game at all.

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