Cardinals vs Rams NFL Week 15 Capsule

ARIZONA CARDINALS (10-3) AT ST. LOUIS RAMS (6-7)

SERIES

CARDINALS RAMS
THURS. RECORD 7-20-2 6-7
SERIES LEADER 35-34-2
STREAKS Past 2
COACHES VS. OPP. Arians: 2-1 Fisher: 5-4
LAST WEEK W 17-14 vs. Chiefs W 24-0 at Redskins
LAST GAME 11/9/14: Rams 14 at Cardinals 31. Arizona CB Patrick Peterson has 2 interceptions, including 30-yard INT-TD. Cardinals CB Antonio Cromartie adds 14-yard FR-TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/8/13: Rams 27, Cardinals 24. St. Louis TE Jared Cook catches 7 passes for 141 yards & 2 TDs. Rams DE Robert Quinn records 3 sacks and 2 FFs.
BROADCAST NFL Network (7:25 PM CT): Jim Nantz, Phil Simms, Tracy Wolfson (Field reporter). Westwood One: Ian Eagle, Mike Mayock, Laura Okmin (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 93 (Ari.), 92 (StL.). XM: 88 (WW1), 225 (Ari.), 226 (StL.).

STATS

PASSING Stanton: 120-220-1602-7-5-79.0 Hill: 75-121-895-6-3-90.8
RUSHING Taylor: 31-102-3.3-1 Mason (R): 142-628-4.4-3
RECEIVING Fitzgerald: 50-692-13.8-2 Cook (TE): 41-534-13.0-3
OFFENSE 325.3 317.2
TAKE/GIVE +10 (T3L) +4
DEFENSE 355.4 344.9
SACKS Campbell, Okafor: 7 Quinn: 10.5
INTs Johnson: 4 (T2C) Johnson: 3
PUNTING
  1. Butler: 42.7
Hekker: 45.5
KICKING Catanzaro (R): 91 (25/25 PAT; 22/26 FG) Zuerlein: 85 (31/32 PAT; 18/24 FG)

NOTES

CARDINALS: QB DREW STANTON has won 6 of past 9 starts…RB KERWYNN WILLIAMS rushed for 100 yards last week in 1st career game with att…WR LARRY FITZGERALD has 131 rec. & 16 TDs vs. StL, his most vs. opp. Has catch in 160 games in row, longest active streak in NFL. Since entering NFL in 2004, leads NFL with 98 rec. TDs (incl. playoffs). Rookie WR JOHN BROWN has 4 come-from-behind GW TDs, incl. 3 in 4th Q. WR JARON BROWN had GW TD last week…CB PATRICK PETERSON has 5 INTs & 3 return TDs (1 INT, 2 PR) vs. StL. In Week 10, had 2 INTs, incl. TD. Since 2011, is only player in NFL with 10+ INTs (14) & 5+ return TDs (5). In last meeting, rookie DE KAREEM MARTIN had sack & FF which CB ANTONIO CROMARTIE returned 14 yards for TD. DE CALAIS CAMPBELL has 7 sacks in past 9 vs. StL. In past 5, LB ALEX OKAFOR has 5 sacks & INT. DT FROSTEE RUCKER had career-high 2 sacks last week… RAMS: Have back-to-back shutout wins for 1st time since 1945…QB SHAUN HILL has 4 TDs, 0 INTs & 124.8 rating in past 2…Rookie RB TRE MASON has 363 scrimmage yards (121 per game), 315 rush yards (105 per game) & 4 TDs (3 rush, 1 rec.) in past 3 at home. Leads NFC rookies with 628 rush yards…WR-PR TAVON AUSTIN had 78-yard PR-TD last week & has TD in 3 games in row (2 rush, 1 PR). Has 9 career TDs (4 rec., 3 rush, 2 PR)…TE JARED COOK had 2 TDs last week. In last home meeting, had 7 catches for 141 yards & 2 TDs…DE ROBERT QUINN has 7 sacks in 3 home games vs. Az. Has 10.5 sacks & 5 FFs in past 8. DT AARON DONALD leads NFL rookies with 7 sacks. Has sack in 6 of past 8. Since entering NFL in 2009, LB JAMES LAURINAITIS is only player in NFL with 15+ sacks (15.5) & 9+ INTs (9).


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