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The Cardinals history of No. 1 (1 day until the Cardinals season begins!)

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The last day.

Bob Levey

We have reached the end of our countdown. There is one day left until the Arizona Cardinals play, which means we look at No. 1.

However, the Cardinals have almost no history with the number. Since 1950, only two players have ever worn it.

It hasn't been worn since 2009.

Kicker Neil Rackers wore it from 2003-09. He was a very, very good kicker for a while. He had a streak of 31 consecutive field goals without a miss. He was 40/42 on field goals in 2005. Twice while in Arizona he converted on over 90 percent of his field goal attempts. He was allowed to leave in free agency after the 20009 season and he played two more seasons for the Houston Texans. He was tough and loved to tackle guys, too. He was known here, though, for missing kicks in the clutch, including missing badly in the playoff game against the Packers. He had a chance to win the game and his kick was terrible. You could argue he was the best kicker the Cardinals have had. He made over 83 percent of his field goals while here.

The only other guy to wear No. 1 was Cedric Ogleby, another kicker. He came in for three games in 2001 to fill in for rookie Bill Gramatica, who tore his ACL when he jumped celebrating a made field goal (as he did with every single made kick). Oglesby was 5/6 on field goals and 7/7 on extra points. He never played in the NFL again.