Rams at Cardinals Week 9 Capsule

SERIES

  RAMS CARDINALS
SERIES LEADER Series tied, 31-31-2  
STREAKS   8 of past 9
COACHES VS. OPP. Spagnuolo: 1-3 Whisenhunt: 7-1
LAST WEEK W 31-21 vs. Saints L  30-27 at Ravens
LAST GAME 12/5/10: Rams 19 at Cardinals 6: St. Louis RB Steven Jackson rushes for 102 yards & scores game’s lone TD (27-yard rush) in 3rd quarter as Rams earn division win.
LAST GAME AT SITE 12/5/10
BROADCAST FOX (2:15 PM ET): Sam Rosen, Chad Pennington, Jody Jackson (Field reporter)  SIRIUS: 138 (StL.), 91 (Arz.).  XM: 235 (Arz.).

STATS

PASSING Bradford: 104-196-1,177-3-2-72.2 Kolb: 129-227-1,706-8-8-77.8
RUSHING S. Jackson: 84-449-5.3-4 Wells: 113-506-4.5-7 (T3L)
RECEIVING Lloyd: 31-410-13.2-1 Fitzgerald: 34-603-17.7-2
OFFENSE 304.3 319.7
TAKE/GIVE -1 -4
DEFENSE 392.1 390.7
SACKS Long: 6 Campbell: 3
INTs 6 tied: 1 Marshall: 2
PUNTING Jones: 43.4 Zastudil: 44.0
KICKING Jo. Brown: 33 (9/9 PAT; 8/10 FG) Feely: 35 (17/17 PAT; 6/9 FG)

NOTES

RAMS: QB SAM BRADFORD has posted 100+ rating 3 times in career & Rams are 3-0. Has won 2 of past 3 division starts…RB STEVEN JACKSON rushed for 159 yards & 2 TDs last week. Has 51 rush TDs & joined HOFers MARSHALL FAULK (58) & ERIC DICKERSON (56) as only Rams with 50+. Has rushed for 299 yards (99.7 per game) & 2 TDs in past 3 meetings. Since 2006, averages 115.9 scrimmage yards per game (8,922 yards, 77 games), most in NFL (min. 50 games)…WR BRANDON LLOYD had TD catch last week. WR BRANDON GIBSON aims for 4th in row vs. Arz. with 5+ catches & 50+ yards. WR DANARIO ALEXANDER is averaging 18.5 yards per catch (16 catches, 296 yards)…DE CHRIS LONG had career-high 3 sacks last week. Has 2 sacks & FF in past 4 meetings. S DARIAN STEWART had 27-yard INT-TD last week, 1st of career. DT FRED ROBBINS aims for 3rd in row vs. Arz. with sack & has 3 sacks in past 2 meetings. DE JAMES HALL has 5 sacks in past 5 vs. division…CARDINALS: Are 8-1 in past 9 vs. StL & have outscored Rams 259-148. Have scored 30+ points in 6 of those 9…QB KEVIN KOLB completed 1st career pass vs. StL (9/7/08 with Phi.) & finished 5 of 6 for 53 yards…RB BEANIE WELLS has rushed for TD in 5 of 6 games. Ties for 3rd in NFL with 7 rush TDs. Has rush TD in 2 of 3 meetings. Has 6 rush TDs in past 8 vs. division…WR LARRY FITZGERALD has 12 rec. TDs in past 13 vs. StL. His 12 career rec. TDs vs. StL are his most vs. single opp. Aims for 3rd division game in row with TD. Had 3 catches for 98 yards last week & averaged 32.7 yards per catch, 2nd best of career. WR EARLY DOUCET ties for 2nd in NFL with 14 catches on 3rd down…CB-PR PATRICK PETERSON had 82-yard PR-TD last week & is 3rd rookie since 1970 with 2 80+ yard PR-TDs. S ADRIAN WILSON is 1 of 5 S in NFL history with 20+ sacks (22.5) & 25+ INTs (26). Has 4 INTs & 2 sacks in past 4 meetings. Since start of 2005, has 19.5 sacks, most by DB. Since start of 2007, DT DARNELL DOCKETT has 29.5 sacks, most by DT (incl. playoffs). DE CALAIS CAMPBELL aims for 4th in row vs. StL with sack. LB O’BRIEN SCHOFIELD had sack & FF last week. Rookie LB SAM ACHO aims for 3rd in row with sack.


Enjoyed this post?
Subscribe to Cardinals Gab via RSS Feed or E-mail and receive daily news updates from us!

Submit to Digg  Stumble This Story  Share on Twitter  Post on Facebook  Post on MySpace  Add to del.icio.us  Bark It Up  Submit to Reddit  Fave on Technorati

Leave a Reply

Write For Us