Top Stories Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling 0 Comments Share Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires This season has been the Cardinals’ best start since 1974, and the best television numbers ever through their first eight games.The previous season record for ratings was set in 2009, with a 22.6 rating, 41 share and 432,000 homes.In eight games so far, Cardinals broadcasts have averaged 26.5 rating with a 49 share and an audience of 488,000 Valley households. – / 55 The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo The Arizona Cardinals’ win over the Dallas Cowboys Sunday gave the team the best record in the NFL at 7-1. It also gave them another record day in TV ratings.Sunday’s matchup was the most-watched regular season road game in Cardinals history. It garnered a 28.3 rating with a 53 share, and was watched in 519,000 Phoenix-area homes.The game in Dallas was the third straight week that a Cardinals game generated a share of 50 or better. From 1988 to 2013, the team only had two games with such ratings.