Originally written November 25, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
GLENDALE, Az. -- A season that started with so much promise has completely disintegrated for the Arizona Cardinals. That's how Sunday's 31-17 loss to the St. Louis Rams began and ended, too. The Cardinals flexed their muscles early behind rookie quarterback Ryan Lindley in his first NFL start, but when things began to unravel, it was too much to overcome as Arizona dropped its seventh consecutive game following a 4-0 start. The Rams intercepted Lindley four times, with first-year cornerback Janoris Jenkins returning two of the picks for touchdowns. St. Louis (4-6-1) hadn't forced a single turnover since its last win, a Week 5 victory over these same Cardinals (4-7). Sam Bradford passed for two 205 yards (8 of 17) and two touchdowns and Steven Jackson rushed for 139 yards on 24 carries for the Rams. Lindley was 28 of 48 for 284 yards and no touchdowns as the Cardinals matched their seven-game losing streak from the 2010-11 season. St. Louis used two big plays...
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