The world of sports revolves around statistics. Players are named to All-Star games or crucified because of them. They are the ultimate debate starter and are used in most of the arguments people have.
Unfortunately for the Arizona Cardinals, their stat line was not pretty. This team put up some ugly numbers in 2012, leaving their fans with very little to debate about.
Arizona had a very promising start to the year, but their true colors were shown over the final 12 games.
It was a rough few months for Cardinals supporters as they watched their team slide down the power rankings with each passing week.
You can make plenty of excuses for this team, but it is not worth it. They have several positions that need to be upgraded and the front office needs to face up to that.
Here are five stats that defined the Arizona Cardinals 2012 season.