History Lesson: NOLA isn't Easy for Cards


Heading to the Big Easy has been anything but for the Arizona Cardinals, who have lost their last three in New Orleans.

Series: Cardinals lead 14-12.

Last game: Oct. 10, 2010 -- Cardinals 30, Saints 20.

First game: Dec. 3, 1967 -- Cardinals 31, Saints 20.

Streaks: Cardinals have lost three of last five meetings.

Cardinals in New Orleans: 4-6.

Since … playing in the Big Easy in 1996 and 1997, the Cardinals have traveled to the Bayou just twice, losing in both 2007 and in the 2010 playoffs.

You should know: Three of the Cardinals' oldest coaches -- assistants Tom Moore and Tom Pratt and head man Bruce Arians -- all coached for the Saints at one point in their careers.