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Everything you need to know: Cardinals take on Giants

Sunday's game will be the first home game of the season.

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Cardinals will go head to head with the New York Giants this week in the first home game of the year. 

This is also the first time former Cardinals player Isaiah Simmons will play against his old teammates since joining the Giants. 

Here's everything you need to know about the game.


  • MATCHUP: New York Giants at Arizona Cardinals

  • LOCATION: State Farm Stadium in Glendale

  • KICKOFF: 1:05 p.m. Arizona time


Arizona Cardinals Injury Report Week 2

Defensive lineman L.J. Collier and linebacker Josh Woods did not practice for the third straight practice on Friday and will both be out during Sunday’s game.

Game Status

  • OL Kelvin Beachum (Hand) - QUESTIONABLE

  • S Budda Baker (Hamstring) - QUESTIONABLE

  • DL Leki Fotu (Shoulder) -  QUESTIONABLE

  • DL L.J. Collier (Biceps) - OUT

  • LB Josh Woods (Ankle) - OUT

The Giants announced that left tackle Andrew Thomas is listed as questionable ahead of Sunday’s game. 

What to look out for

Former Cardinals player Isaiah Simmons will be facing off against his old teammates on Sunday. While Simmons said he does not want to make Sunday’s face-off a “revenge game,” fans will have to wait and see what his impact is on the field.

Arizona sports

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 Cactus 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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