Rams at Cardinals NFL Week Four Capsule



COACHES VS. OPP. Jeff Fisher: 5-5 Bruce Arians: 3-1
LAST WEEK L 12-6 vs. Steelers W 47-7 vs. 49ers
LAST GAME 12/11/14: Cardinals 12 at Rams 6. Arizona K Chandler Catanzaro kicks 4 FGs. Cardinals RB Kerwynn Williams rushes 15 times for 75 yards.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/9/14: Cardinals 31, Rams 14. Arizona CB Patrick Peterson has 30-yard INT-TD & CB Antonio Cromartie has 14-yard FR-TD. Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald has 112 rec. yards.
REFEREE John Parry
BROADCAST FOX (1:25 PM MST): Thom Brennaman, Charles Davis, Tony Siragusa (field reporter). SIRIUS: 81 (StL.), 84 (Ari.). XM: 227 (Ari.).


PASSING Foles: 54-87-644-2-1-87.5 Palmer: 56-88-803 (3C)-9-2-117.8 (2C)
RUSHING Austin (WR): 8-57-7.1-1 C. Johnson: 52-219-4.2-2 (T3C)
RECEIVING Britt: 11-183-16.6-1 Fitzgerald: 23 (2C)-333 (2C)-14.5-5 (1L)
OFFENSE 274.3 391.0 (2C)
TAKE/GIVE -1 +3 (T3C)
DEFENSE 325.0 299.7 (3C)
SACKS Donald: 3.5 (T2L) Okafor: 2
INTs Johnson, Jenkins: 1 Mathieu: 2 (T1L)
PUNTING Hekker: 46.2 Butler: 38.5
KICKING Zuerlein: 20 (5/5 PAT; 5/5 FG) Catanzaro: 22 (16/17 PAT; 2/2 FG)


RAMS: QB NICK FOLES had 411 pass yards in last game vs. Az. (10/26/14 with Phi.), 1 of 3 career 400-yard games… RB TRE MASON was team’s leading rusher in both meetings last year…WR-PR TAVON AUSTIN has 11 career TDs (4 rec., 4 rush, 3 PR). WR KENNY BRITT had 7 catches for 102 yards last week, his 10th career 100-yard game. TE JARED COOK had 59-yard TD in last game at Az. In 9/8/13 meeting, had 7 catches for 141 yards & 2 TDs…Defense ties for 1st in NFL with 13 sacks led by DT AARON DONALD (3.5) & DE ROBERT QUINN (3). Donald has 0.5+ sack in 9 of past 10. Quinn has 9 sacks & 3 FFs in 8 meetings, incl. 2 games with 3 sacks. In 11/25/12 meeting at Az, CB JANORIS JENKINS had 2 INT-TDs. Since 2012, leads NFL with 5 INT-TDs. In 2 games at Az, LB ALEC OGLETREE has INT, sack & FF. Since entering NFL in 2009, LB JAMES LAURINAITIS is only player in NFL with 15+ sacks (15.5) & 9+ INTs (9)…CARDINALS: Lead NFL with 126 points, tied for 4th most in NFL history in 1st 3 games… QB CARSON PALMER has won 16 of past 18 starts, incl. 9 in row. Has won 12 of 14 starts at home with Az…RB CHRIS JOHNSON had 150 scrimmage yards (110 rush, 40 rec.) & 2 TDs last week. Rookie RB-KR DAVID JOHNSON is only player in NFL with TD via rush, rec. & return. RB ANDRE ELLINGTON aims for 3rd meeting in row with rush TD…WR LARRY FITZGERALD has catch in 173 consecutive games, incl. playoffs. Since entering NFL in 2004, has 103 rec. TDs (incl. playoffs), most in NFL. Leads NFL with 5 rec. TDs. Aims for 3rd in row with 100+ yards & 2+ TDs. WR MICHAEL FLOYD averages 16.1 yards per catch in career vs. StL. WR JOHN BROWN had GW 48-yard TD catch in 4th Q in last meeting at home…Def. had 2 INT-TDs (CB JUSTIN BETHEL & S TYRANN MATHIEU) & safety last week. In 8 career games vs. StL, CB PATRICK PETERSON has 6 INTs & 3 TDs (2 PR, 1 INT). Since 2011, Peterson is only player in NFL with 15+ INTs (16) & 5+ return TDs (5). DE CALAIS CAMPBELL has 6 sacks in past 5 at home vs. StL.

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