NFC West rivals wrap up down years when Cards visit Rams
LOS ANGELES (AP) ARIZONA (6-8-1) vs LOS ANGELES (4-11)
Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EST, Fox
OPENING LINE - Cardinals by 7 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Arizona 5-10-0, Los Angeles 4-9-2
SERIES RECORD - Tied 37-37-2
LAST MEETING - Rams beat Cardinals 17-13, Oct. 2
LAST WEEK - Cardinals beat Seahawks 34-31; 49ers beat Rams 22-21
AP PRO32 RANKING - Cardinals No. 21, Rams No. 30
CARDINALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (15), PASS (10).
CARDINALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (11), PASS (5).
RAMS OFFENSE - OVERALL (32), RUSH (31), PASS (30).
RAMS DEFENSE - OVERALL (10), RUSH (18), PASS (9).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - NFC West rivals wrap up disappointing seasons at Coliseum, no playoffs in sight. ... Cardinals looking to go 4-1-1 against division opponents while ending year with back-to-back wins. ... Arizona got six sacks last week while beating division champ Seattle on road. Rams QB Jared Goff has been sacked 19 times in six games behind leaky offensive line. ... Cardinals QB Carson Palmer returns to venerable arena where he won Heisman Trophy for Southern California. ... Arizona lost to Los Angeles in Week 4 to fall to 1-3. Rams started 3-1, but have won just one game since beating Cards and fired coach Jeff Fisher. ... Rams have lost six straight, 10 of 11 in collapsed homecoming season. ... Rams are 1-5 at Coliseum, losing five straight. ... Goff is 0-6 since taking over starting job, with seven interceptions and five TD passes. ... LB Alec Ogletree leads team with 132 tackles. ... Fantasy Tip: Rams coaching staff would love to get one 100-yard game for RB Todd Gurley, who has struggled all season long. Gurley is averaging only. 3.2 yards per carry.
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