Cardinals vs Rams Week Five Capsule

ARIZONA CARDINALS (4-0) AT ST. LOUIS RAMS (2-2)

SERIES

CARDINALS RAMS
SERIES LEADER 33-31-2  
STREAKS 10 of past 11  
COACHES VS. OPP. Whisenhunt: 9-1 Fisher: 2-2
LAST WEEK W 24-21 (OT) vs. Dolphins W 19-13 vs. Seahawks
LAST GAME 11/27/11: Cardinals 23 at Rams 20. Arizona erases 10-3 halftime deficit with 17 consecutive 3rd-quarter points, capped by CB-PR Patrick Peterson’s 80-yard PR-TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/27/11
BROADCAST NFLN (7:00 PM CT): Brad Nessler, Mike Mayock, Alex Flanagan (Field reporter). Dial Global Radio: Ian Eagle, Trent Green, Laura Okmin (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (DGR), 92 (Arz.), 93 (StL.). XM: 88 (DGR), 225 (Arz.), 226 (StL.). 

STATS

PASSING Kolb: 67-107-752-7 (T3C)-2-97.6 Bradford: 77-125-881-4-4-80.1
RUSHING R. Williams: 44-131-3.0-0 S. Jackson: 59-195-3.3-0
RECEIVING Fitzgerald: 22-245-11.1-2 Amendola: 31 (2L)-351-11.3-2
OFFENSE 271.0 287.0
TAKE/GIVE +4 +2
DEFENSE 357.0 348.8
SACKS Acho, Washington: 3 Quinn: 3
INTs 4 tied: 1 Finnegan: 3 (T2L)
PUNTING Zastudil: 47.5 Hekker (R): 46.6
KICKING Feely: 31 (10/10 PAT; 7/7 FG) Zuerlein (R): 41 (3C) (5/5 PAT; 12/12 FG)

NOTES

CARDINALS: Are 4-0 for 1st time since 1974. Club has won 11 past 13, best record in NFL over past 13…QB KEVIN KOLB passed for 324 yards & 3 TDs last week, his most with Arz. Leads NFC with 120.2 rating on 3rd down…WR LARRY FITZGERALD has 13 TDs in past 15 vs. Rams & has TD in 11 of those 15. Since 2005, leads NFL in rec. yards (9,080) & rec. TDs (67). WR ANDRE ROBERTS had career-high 118 yards & 2 TDs last week. Has 6 TDs in past 8… Club has 2+ sacks in 10 consecutive games, longest active streak in NFL. LB DARYL WASHINGTON has sack in 4 of past 5. Is 1 of 4 NFL players with 8+ sacks (8) & 2+ INTs (2) since 2011. DE CALAIS CAMPBELL has 5 sacks in past 5 vs. Rams. LB SAM ACHO has 3 sacks in 2 career meetings. Had 2 sacks, 2 FFs & FR in last game vs. StL. CB-PR PATRICK PETERSON has PR-TD in both career meetings (99 & 80 yards). Has 4 career 80+ yards PR-TDs & needs 1 to tie NFL record…RAMS: QB SAM BRADFORD made NFL debut vs. Arz. (9/12/10) & threw 1st TD pass. Ranks 4th in NFC with 102.2 rating on 3rd down…RB STEVEN JACKSON has 100-yard rushing game in 3 of past 5 meetings. Since 2006, avg. 112.3 scrimmage yards per game (10,111 yards, 90 games), best in NFL (min. 60 games). Rookie RB DARYL RICHARDSON is 4th among NFC rookies with 135 rush yards…WR-PR DANNY AMENDOLA is 2nd in NFL with 31 receptions. Avg. 163.5 total yards per game in career vs. Arz. (654 yards, 4 games). Has 263 KR, 208 PR & 183 rec. yards in those 4…DE CHRIS LONG has 12 sacks in past 14. In past 16 at home, has 13.5 sacks. DE ROBERT QUINN has sack in 5 of past 7 at home. LB JAMES LAURINAITIS is 1 of 2 NFC players (PATRICK WILLIS) with 8+ sacks (8) & 5+ INTs (5) since 2009. CB CORTLAND FINNEGAN has INT in 3 of 1st 4 games with Rams…Rookie K GREG ZUERLEIN ties for NFL lead with 12 FGs (12/12). Is only player in NFL history with 60+ & 50+ yard FG in same game.


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