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ARIZONA (3-0) at DENVER (2-1)
Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, Fox
OPENING LINE - Broncos by 8 1-2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Arizona 2-1, Denver 0-3
SERIES RECORD - Broncos lead 7-1-1
LAST MEETING - Arizona beat Denver 43-13, Dec. 12, 2010.
LAST WEEK - Cardinals had bye, beat 49ers 23-14 on Sept. 21; Broncos had bye, lost to Seahawks 26-20, OT, on Sept. 21.
AP PRO32 RANKING - Cardinals No. 4, Broncos No. 3.
CARDINALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (24), RUSH (21), PASS (17T).
CARDINALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (5), RUSH (4), PASS (18).
BRONCOS OFFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (27), PASS (10).
BRONCOS DEFENSE - OVERALL (27), RUSH (12), PASS (31).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Cardinals first trip to Denver since Dec. 29, 2002. ... Arizona is NFL-best 10-2 over last 12 regular season games. ... QB Drew Stanton expected to make third straight start with Carson Palmer's injured throwing shoulder acting up. ... Rookie WR John Brown is first Cardinal with three TD catches in first three games since 1942. ... WR Michael Floyd has 20 catches for 449 yards (112.3 per game). ... Arizona defense hasn't allowed any fourth-quarter points. ... WR Larry Fitzgerald owns longest active streak in NFL with catch in 152 straight games. ... Since `11, CB Patrick Peterson is only player with double digit INTs and three or more punt return TDs. ... Broncos coach John Fox is 7-2 vs. Cardinals. ... QB Peyton Manning is one TD throw shy of joining Brett Favre in 500 club. ... Manning was fifth fastest to 100 TDs, second fastest to 200, tied for fastest to 300 (Dan Marino) and fastest to 400. ... In two career home starts, RB Montee Ball averages 86 yards from scrimmage. ... In last 11 games vs. NFC, WR Demaryius Thomas has 73 catches for 972 yards and 10 TDs. ... WR Emmanuel Sanders had career bests with 11 catches for 149 yards vs. Seattle in Week 3. ... TE Julius Thomas leads NFL with five TD grabs and leads AFC with 17 since 2013. ... Von Miller has eight sacks in nine games vs. NFC.