Cards' unusual win has them alone atop NFC West

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TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- The Arizona Cardinals are back alone on top of the NFC West. Go figure.

This is a team that took two of the most one-sided beatings in the league this season. Their defense ranked No. 29, their offense No. 30 after four weeks.

Then they beat the New Orleans Saints 30-20 on Sunday, a victory as unusual as it was unexpected, considering the offense, under the
controls of rookie quarterback Max Hall, did not have a rushing or passing touchdown and still beat the Super Bowl champs by double

Now Arizona goes into the bye week at 3-2, a half-game ahead of Seattle in a division the Cardinals have won the past two seasons.