Cardinals are 11th in PFT’s preseason power rankings

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With a strong defense and a stabilized offense, the Arizona Cardinals nearly mounted a late-season surge into the playoffs last year. Arizona won seven of their final nine games and were in the playoff hunt until the final week of the season.

They are the only team over the last two seasons to beat the Seahawks in Seattle and won 11 games in the best division in the league.

The Cardinals should once again be playoff contenders in 2014 but have to answer some questions on both sides of the ball if they are going to compete with the league’s elite.

Our full Cardinals preview is located here. Tell us in the poll below if you feel the Cardinals deserve the ranking we gave them heading into the season.