Rams-Cardinals Capsule

LOS ANGELES (2-1) at ARIZONA (1-2)

Sunday, Oct. 2, 4:25 p.m., EDT, Fox

OPENING LINE - Cardinals by 10

RECORD VS SPREAD - Los Angeles 2-1, Arizona 1-2

SERIES RECORD - Cardinals lead 37-36-2

LAST MEETING - Cardinals beat Rams 27-3, Dec. 6, 2015

LAST WEEK - Rams beat Buccaneers 37-32; Cardinals lost to Bills 33-18

AP PRO32 RANKING - Rams No. 19, Cardinals No. 13





STREAKS, STATS & NOTES - Rams have NFL's fourth-most penalties (27), third-most penalty yards (249). ...Rams DE Robert Quinn has nine sacks, 13 QB hits, six tackles for loss and three forced fumbles in nine career games vs. Arizona. ... MLB Alec Ogletree leads L.A. in tackles (39). ... Rams one of two teams to win at Arizona last season while franchise still called St. Louis home. ... Los Angeles has four sacks in three games, none by DT Aaron Donald, who had 15 last season. ... 2-1 record is Rams' best through three games since 2006. ... After no TDs in its first two games, Los Angeles scored four vs. Tampa, one on opening drive. .... Cardinals fifth-round pick Marquis Christian was claimed off waivers by Rams this week. ... Cardinals, Rams both moved franchises to St. Louis (Cardinals from Chicago in 1960, Rams from L.A. in 1995). Cardinals left in 1987, Rams left this year. ... Last time Arizona played ''Los Angeles' Rams,'' Chuck Knox coached Rams to 14-12 win over Buddy Ryan's Cardinals. ... Cardinals have not scored in first quarter this season. ... Arizona coach Bruce Arians is 9-9 vs NFC West. ... With catch in 183rd consecutive game Sunday, Larry Fitzgerald passes Art Monk for sixth-longest streak in NFL history. ... CB Patrick Peterson has six interceptions (in 10 career games) vs. Rams, more than against any other team. ... Arizona LBs Markus Golden and Chandler Jones each had sack in every game this season. ... Cardinals RB David Johnson has 1,044 yards from scrimmage in his first eight career starts, most of anyone dating to Week 13 last season. .... Chandler Catanzaro's 60-yard FG at Buffalo second longest in franchise history and one of 16 60-plus FGs in NFL. ... Fantasy Tip: Fitzgerald has more receptions (153) and TDs (16) against Rams than against any other franchise. His 16 TDs are most by any active player against any opponent.


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