Karlos Dansby returned an interception 23 yards for a touchdown and John Abraham tackled Kellen Clemens for a safety to lead the Red Birds to a 30-10 triumph over the St. Louis Rams yesterday at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale.
The win lifted the Cardinals to 8-5 and was their fifth victory in their last six games. Arizona snapped an eight-game losing streak against NFC West foes.
"It was a big point of emphasis this week to try to get this win. To lose as many games as we lost in this division, quite frankly is embarrassing. It was a step in the right direction for us," Larry Fitzgerald told azcentral.com.
The Rams dipped to 5-8.
Arizona rookie safety Tyrann Mathieu may have torn his ACL in the hard-hitting contest. Mathieu was carted off the field in the third quarter on a free kick after the team allowed a safety. Following the game, head coach Bruce Arians said it looked like Mathieu had tore his ACL. The "Honey Badger" is set to have an MRI later today in order to confirm the injury.Read more... Join the Conversation...