The Cardinals will also honor Arizona girls high school flag football state champions from 5A and 6A.
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Rise up Red Sea! It is almost game day. Are you ready for the Cardinals to take on their division rival, the Los Angeles Rams at State Farm Stadium in Glendale?
The roof will be open for the first time this season, and that’s not the only big news – Budda Baker will play his 100th game on Sunday.
“Consistency. That’s all I try to do. Ability is availability. Just try to play football the right way,” Baker said in an article on the Arizona Cardinals website. “It’s definitely a blessing to be here in year seven. Blessed to be here, blessed to be an Arizona Cardinal.”
The Cardinals will have Baker, as well as quarterback Kyler Murray, running back James Conner and safety Jalen Thompson on the field against the Rams, something the team did not have the last time they played Los Angeles.
After last week’s loss to the Texans, the Cardinals are looking for a victory at home. Here’s what you need to know before the game:
Honoring Girls Flag Football
After taking Arizona high school sports by storm this year, girls flag football is getting even more recognition Sunday from the Arizona Cardinals. Prior to the start of the game against the Rams, the Cardinals will welcome the players and coaches of the 2023 champions of Arizona’s two prep classifications, 5A and 6A: Campo Verde High School and Mountain View High School.
The team is also honoring the Cardinals Offensive and Defensive players of the year during the pregame ceremonies: Wide receiver Samaya Taylor-Jenkins from Hamilton High School and safety Ryland Douglas from Chandler High School.
Injury Report: Game Status
According to the Cardinals injury report, these are the players who are out or questionable as of Nov. 25.
CB Antonio Hamilton, Groin – Out
DL Kevin Strong, Knee – Out
WR Michael Wilson, Shoulder – Out
S Joey Blount, Knee – Questionable
WR Marquise Brown, Heel – Questionable
RB Emari Demercado, Toe – Questionable
DL Jonathan Ledbetter, Shoulder – Questionable
LB Jesse Luketa, Ankle – Questionable
WR Zach Pascal, Hamstring – Questionable
Game Day Info:
Matchup: Los Angeles Rams (4-6) at Arizona Cardinals (2-9)
Where: State Farm Stadium
When: 2:05 p.m. Arizona time
Tickets are still available and you can find them here. Tickets range from $66 to $453 each (including fees) as of November 25.
You will also need a digital parking pass, which you can purchase here. Parking will cost $17-$109 (including fees), depending on which parking lot you choose.
The city of Phoenix is home to five major professional sports league teams; The NFL’s Arizona Cardinals, NBA’s Phoenix Suns, WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury, MLB’s Arizona Diamondbacks and NHL’s Arizona Coyotes.
The Cardinals have made the State Farm Stadium in Glendale their home turf and the Footprint Center in downtown Phoenix is home to both the Suns and the Mercury. The Indoor Football League’s Arizona Rattlers also play at the Footprint. Phoenix has a soccer team with the USL’s Phoenix Rising FC.
The Valley hosts multiple major sporting events on a yearly basis, including college football’s Fiesta Bowl and Guaranteed Rate Bowl; the PGA Tour’s highest-attended event, the Waste Management Phoenix Open; NASCAR events each spring and fall; and Cactus League Spring Training.
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