Cardinals get plowed in New England

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- New England is peaking in time for the post-season, crushing Arizona 47-7 with a blizzard of points on a snow-covered field Sunday.

It won't keep the Cardinals out of the playoffs. And it might not be enough to get the Patriots in.

Showing vast superiority to the struggling champions of the weak NFC West, the Patriots pressured Kurt Warner into one of his worst games in 11 pro seasons as he threw for just 30 yards.

The Cardinals' defense was as miserable as the weather, allowing the Patriots to score on nine of their 10 possessions before Matt Cassel got the rest of the game off.

New England held a huge margin of 514 to 186 yards.