Originally written on Cardinals Locker  |  Last updated 10/7/11
The Arizona Cardinals have lost three games in a row by a combined 8 points.  The Vikings have lost all four of their games this year by an average of 4.8 points per game.  This sets up to be a close game and here is the way the matchups look: When the Cardinals have the ball:  The Cardinals are going to likely come out passing, especially if Vikings’ CB Antoine Winfield doesn’t play (neck injury).  Larry Fitzgerald could be in for a HUGE game this Sunday, if the Cardinals do a good job of blocking for Kevin Kolb.  That means keeping Jared Allen and his 6.5 sacks away from Kolb and that is easier said than done.  Earl Doucet and the TEs Todd Heap and Jeff King are also likely going to get there fair share of looks in this game.  The Vikings are giving up 286.3 yards passing per game which sets up well for Kolb and his buddies.  Beanie Wells is going to give the Cardinals’ offense balance as he has been electric this year, when healthy.  The Vikings are only allowing 76.3 yards rushi...
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