Arizona Cardinals - St. Louis Rams Game CapsulePosted: Updated:
ARIZONA (10-3) at ST. LOUIS (6-7)
Thursday, 8:25 p.m. ET, NFL Network
OPENING LINE - Rams by 2 1-2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Arizona 8-4, St. Louis 7-5
SERIES RECORD - Tied 35-35-2
LAST MEETING - Cardinals beat Rams 31-14, Nov. 9, 2014
LAST WEEK - Cardinals beat Chiefs 17-14; Rams beat Redskins 24-0
AP PRO32 RANKING - Cardinals No. 6, Rams No. 19
CARDINALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (30), PASS (14).
CARDINALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (17), RUSH (6), PASS (27).
RAMS OFFENSE - OVERALL (27), RUSH (19T) PASS (26).
RAMS DEFENSE - OVERALL (11), RUSH (10), PASS (14).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Cardinals are tied for best record in NFC with Packers, have one-game lead over Seahawks, Eagles, Cowboys and Lions. ... Cardinals have double-digit wins for first time since 1975-76 when franchise was in St. Louis. ... Cardinals are 7-0 at home, most victories for franchise since 1925 when they were 11-2 at home, but have lost two straight on road. ... Rams have consecutive shutouts for first time since 1941, outscoring Washington and Oakland 76-0. They're first team in NFL to do it since Cowboys in 2009. ... Cardinals QB Drew Stanton passed for 239 yards and winning 26-yard TD pass to WR Jaron Brown in third quarter last week. ... WR Larry Fitzgerald has 358 receptions for 4,697 yards with 38 TDs against NFC West since entering NFL in 2004, most of any player against own division during that span. In 21 games against Rams, Fitzgerald has 131 receptions and 16 TDs, most against any opponent. ... Rams also have won consecutive games, for first time this season, and have won four of six overall. ... Rams have 13 sacks in last two games ... DT Aaron Donald had sack last week and leads NFL rookies with seven. ... RB Tre Mason leads NFC rookies with 628 yards rushing. In last three home games, he has 315 yards rushing, 48 receiving and four TDs. ... TE Jared Cook had two TD catches last week. Cook caught seven passes for 141 yards and two TDs in last meeting vs. Cardinals at home in 2013 opener.