Two defensive-minded teams with sub-par quarterbacks produced the lowest-scoring game of the season last night. The Arizona Cardinals improved to 11-3 without scoring a touchdown, winning in St. Louis 12-6.
The Rams have been especially strong, as they are coming off back-to-back shutouts. While three in a row does not look likely, they could very well hold the visitor to less than two touchdowns.
The St. Louis Rams aren’t necessarily out of the playoff race, but one more loss could get them to that point. The Arizona Cardinals have struggled a little since Carson Palmer went down with a season-ending injury. Now, the two NFC West teams are going to battle it out on “Thursday Night Football” and CBS Sports’ Dan Fouts talked about how important the game is for both.
A win Thursday could put Arizona in the playoffs for the first time in five seasons; the simplest combination involves Dallas and Philadelphia not tying.
Through 48 Super Bowls, no team has played the game at home. The Arizona Cardinals, for so long the laughingstock of the NFL, have their sights set on being the first.
Tyler Patmon was stunned after intercepting Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer and returning it 58 yards for a touchdown on Sunday.
The Cowboys went up against a superior opponent without Tony Romo and one of their lead dogs on defense in Justin Durant, and it didn’t look good at all.
Given Dez’s midweek change in agents, with the high-profile Jay-Z now involved, is Dallas’ star receiver still focused on being a “Cowboy for Life’’?
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The Arizona Cardinals came into Sunday’s game with the idea of challenging fill-in quarterback Brandon Weeden to beat them. The strategy worked.
Rookie second-round pick DeMarcus Lawrence is set to make his Dallas debut after the defensive end missed the first half of the season with a broken right foot.