Arizona's defense battered Michael Vick all day - knocking him to the turf, stripping the ball from his hands. Kevin Kolb was sharp from the start, reconnecting with Larry Fitzgerald while winging passes all over the field.
The Cardinals may have been far from perfect, but they played well enough to keep their record that way.
Kolb threw a pair of touchdown passes and James Sanders returned one of Vick's two fumbles for a 93-yard touchdown, lifting the Cardinals to a 27-6 win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday for Arizona's best start in 38 years.
''We've played well, but we haven't played out best,'' said Cardinals safety Kerry Rhodes, whose sack on Vick set up Sanders' fumble return on the last play of the first half. ''That just shows how good this team plays together.''
Kolb was sharp in his first start against his former team, throwing for 222 yards on 17-of-24 passing. He guided the Cardinals to a 24-0 halftime lead, in part, by reconnecting with Fitzgerald, who had on...