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St. Louis Rams
Sam Bradford completed only seven passes against the Arizona Cardinals in their first meeting, only eight in their second. But he'll take winning by two touchdowns apiece any day of the week. For that, he has his defense to thank.
After playing so soft over the last month that they could have been cast in a Charmin commercial, the Rams finally found their aggressive streak, and finally unleashed talented rookie Janoris Jenkins from the Tampa Two hell he's been living in. Jenkins, who drew primary coverage on Larry Fitzgerald for much of the day, intercepted two Ryan Lindley passes and returned them both for touchdowns. In so doing, he became the first Rams player ever and only the third rookie in NFL history to accomplish this double-down feat.
Meanwhile, Brian Schottenheimer finally found occasion to dust off his "ground and pound" playbook, one week too late, giving Steven Jackson 20-plus carries for only the third time this season. Jackson and the defe...
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The Arizona Cardinals season has become a disaster after starting 4-0. The quarterback situation remains undecided with Kevin Kolb still not back in the lineup and John Skelton performing unremarkably. On Sunday, the Cardinals turned to rookie Ryan Lindley. Lindley threw four interceptions, two of which were returned for touchdowns. Given the lack of quarterback play in the last...
This quote from Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt certainly makes it look pretty bad for Lions HC Jim Schwartz.
“They make a point of telling you before the game, on turnovers and scoring plays, you can’t throw the flag,” Whisenhunt said, via Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic.
Good ole Schwartzee must have been blinded by rage at what he saw on the field. He...
St. Louis' long takeaway drought ended spectacularly in the desert.
For five games, the Rams failed to force a single opponent turnover. Then on Sunday, they intercepted rookie Ryan Lindley four times in his first NFL start. Janoris Jenkins took two of them back for touchdowns in St. Louis' 31-17 victory over Arizona, the Cardinals' seventh loss in a row.
Either Janoris Jenkins was really good on Sunday, or the Cardinals’ quarterback situation has reached an all-time low. It looked like it was actually a little bit of both.
The Rams’ rookie cornerback intercepted Cardinals rookie quarterback Ryan Lindley twice, and he took both picks back for touchdowns. The first appeared to be a good read by Jenkins — jumping LaRod Stephens...
Even though Arizona Cardinals running back Beanie Wells is just coming off injured reserve, he believes it won’t take a long time before he’ll be able to carry the full load.
Cardinals RB Beanie Wells doesn’t believe it will take long before he can resume a full workload after missing seven games with a turf-toe injury and a sore knee. “Not at all,” Wells said. “I think...
Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald caught three passes for 31 yards on the team's first drive Sunday against the Rams but watched his final nine targets fall incomplete.Fantasy Spin:According to AzCardinals.com, it was St. Louis' plan to take Fitzgerald out of the game. Rookie QB Ryan Lindley did that for them. The receiver has only reached the century mark once this season...
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...
By BOB BAUM
AP Sports Writer
TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals are sticking with Ryan Lindley at quarterback, at least until Kevin Kolb is healthy enough to play.
Coach Ken Whisenhunt says that while Lindley had three bad throws that resulted in interceptions, two of them returned for touchdowns, in his first NFL start on Sunday, the rookie did have other times when he was...
Two teams, two nosedives. One will pop a parachute. The other will whisper the Rosary.
The last time we saw the St. Louis Rams against the Arizona Cardinals, both teams had crashed the NFC West penthouse. The Rams were 2-2, coming off a surprise victory over the Seattle Seahawks. Meanwhile, the Cardinals were 4-0, spinning straw into gold by claiming three triumphs by a combined...
No more bye weeks. It’s all up to health and strategy from here on out to get you to a fantasy football championship. Here are some updates on...
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1) Beanie Wells ARI RB - 48 Rushing Yards 2 TD
Beanie Wells came off the snide and instantly became the lead back in Arizona. Beanie had 17 carries, while the rest of Arizona running backs combined for just five.
2) Knowshon Moreno DEN RB - 89 Total Yards 0 TD
Moreno took over as Denver’s starting running back and filled in admirably. Just two season ago, Moreno...
Arizona running back LaRod Stephens-Howling is active for Sunday's game against St. Louis, but is not expected to start.Fantasy Spin:Despite 127 yards on the ground last weekend, Stephens-Howling is thought of as a change-of-pace back and a third-down receiving option. Beanie Wells is the starter and is expected to carry the majority of the workload.