Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/5/12
Arizona Cardinals 3,  St. Louis Rams 17Except for a few big plays, Sam Bradford (141 yards, 2 TDs, 1 INT) had a fairly dreadful day passing, completing just 7 of 21 passes.  But those few big plays were exactly what the Rams needed, along with a suffocating defense, to topple the Cardinals and send them to their first loss of the year.  Even though Bradford only completed a paltry 33% of his passes, 2 of those 7 were for touchdowns, which happened to be more than enough scoring to beat Kevin Kolb (291 total yards) and the Cardinals.  Kolb had trouble moving the ball with consistency.  He didn’t throw any interceptions, but he also didn’t lead the Cards to a touchdown the entire game.  Even though the Cardinals are 4-1, I’m sure this is going to start raising the question of whether or not John Skelton should start when he’s ready to.So of course, when you only throw for 141 yards, your receivers probably won’t have big days.  Rookie Chris Givens (1-51, 1 TD) did get loose for a long...
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