We are in countdown mode to the start of the season. The Arizona Cardinals will kick off the 2023 regular season in 53 days on September 10 on the road against the Washington Commanders.
It will be the official beginning of the Jonathan Gannon era as head coach.
In our countdown until the start of the season, we will give you notable stats in Cardinals history related to the number of the day.
Below are some notable stats with the No. 53.
Quarterback Dave Krieg was sacked 53 times in the one season he played for the Cardinals in 1995.
Sam Etcheverry was sacked 53 times between 1961-1962.
Ottis Anderson, the franchise’s all-time leading rusher, fumbled 53 times in his Cardinals career, which spanned from 1979-1986.
Quarterback Kurt Warner also fumbled 53 times between 2005-2009.
Running back Chris Johnson averaged 53.8 rushing yards per game in his stint with the Cardinals from 2015-2017.
Running back Kenyan Drake caught 53 passes between 2019-2020.
Linebacker Karlos Dansby had three stints with the Cardinals. He broke up 53 passes in his time with the Cardinals, the third-highest total in franchise history (the stat only began to be official in 1999).