LIVE BLOG: Cardinals vs. Seahawks Updates and Highlights
The Cardinals blew away the Dallas Cowboys 38-10 in their first prime time opportunity last Monday. After a schedule change, they get the chance to face the 5-0 Seahawks under the bright lights of Sunday Night Football. The last time Arizona played on Sunday night, they tied with the Seahawks 6-6 in 2016.
Entering this matchup 4-2, Arizona would climb to second in the brutal NFC West with a win while cutting Seattle's lead to 0.5 games.
None of the Cardinals listed as questionable for tonight's game are inactive. That list included receiver DeAndre Hopkins, defensive tackle Jordan Phillips, cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick and right tackle Kelvin Beachum.
The roof is open tonight in Glendale.
The Cardinals are in their alternate black jerseys. Seattle is in grey.
History note - Tonight, Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald moves up to eighth all-time in games played on a single team.
The Cardinals win the toss and defer to the second half.
15:00: The Seahawks start out big with a 34-yard throw from Russell Wilson to Tyler Lockett.
13:20: The Seahawks break into the red zone.
12:30: Seattle continues to move the ball, getting inside the Cardinals five.
12:03: TOUCHDOWN Seahawks. Wilson hits Lockett for a three-yard score. Extra point good. 7-0 Seattle.
11:59: Cardinals start on the 25.
11:53: Cardinals commit their first flag of the night. False start.
10:45: Cardinals go three-and-out. Seattle starts on its own 34.
9:15: Cardinals defensive tackle Zach Allen is down on the field.
6:53: A Seahawks touchdown is called back after tight end Greg Olsen did not get his feet down.
6:39: FIELD GOAL Seahawks. Jason Myers hits from 41. 10-0 Seahawks.
6:00: Kyler Murray picks up the first first down of the game for Arizona on a nine-yard scramble.
2:39: TOUCHDOWN Cardinals. Murray finds Hopkins for 35 yards and the score. Extra point good. 10-7 Seahawks.
Hopkins with impressive concentration to hold on with his hands and stay in bounds.
Update on Allen:
12:59: Haason Reddick makes a play on the ball to force a fourth down.
12:55: FIELD GOAL Seahawks. Myers is 2/2 with a 44-yard kick. 13-7 Seattle.
11:26: Fumble. Hopkins fumbles and Seattle recovers on the Arizona 31.
8:54: Interception Cardinals. Budda Baker take it away within the Arizona five-yard line and returns it to the Seattle seven.
Seahawks receiver DK Metcalf somehow chased him down.
Baker did mention this week that he feels that interceptions come in bunches.
6:43: Cardinals miss a golden opportunity. They fail on fourth-and-goal to give the ball back on the three. Metcalf's play means a lot more.
Metcalf was moving:
5:31: Wilson runs for 34 yards.
4:04: TOUCHDOWN Seahawks. Halfback Carlos Hyde runs it in from 24 yards out, just staying in bounds along the sideline. Extra point good. 20-7 Seattle.
Two Minute Warning
1:14: TOUCHDOWN Cardinals. Murray finds Christian Kirk in the back of the end zone. Extra point is good. 20-14 Seahawks.
That was Kirk's fourth touchdown of the year, his new career high.
0:43: TOUCHDOWN Seahawks. Wilson delivers a dime to Lockett for a 47-yard score. Extra point is good. 27-14 Seattle.
New Cardinal Isaiah Irving is down. He is being taken away on the cart.
Larry Fitzgerald makes a grab to get over 1,400 receptions. Only Jerry Rice has more.
0:04: FIELD GOAL Cardinals. After an efficient drive, Arizona sets up kicker Zane Gonzalez for a 49-yard field goal at the end of the half. 27-17 Seahawks.
First half notes:
- Murray is 15/19 for 186 yards and two touchdowns
- The Seahawks have 377 yards of offense in the first half
- The Cardinals pass game has been solid, but running has been a struggle. Just 30 yards in the first half and Kenyan Drake has 10 yards on seven carries.
The Seahawks have 41 straight wins while leading by 10 or more at the half.
12:00 Cardinals go three-and-out. Seattle starts on the 20.
8:39: The Cardinals get the ball back on their own seven. Big pass break up by Kirkpatrick followed by a near sack by Reddick.
4:40: The Cardinals break into the red zone. Murray finds Chase Edmonds for 18 yards.
2:59: TOUCHDOWN Cardinals. Murray finds the end zone again on the ground. Five yard score. Extra point good. 27-24 Seattle.
Strong drive was 12 plays for 93 yards.
12:26: INTERCEPTION Cardinals. Patrick Peterson intercepts an overthrow in the end zone. Touchback.
12:10: INTERCEPTION Seahawks. Murray gives it right back. Seattle has it on the Arizona 45.
8:49: Kirkpatrick comes out of the game with an apparent injury. Meanwhile, Seattle is in the red zone.
6:50: TOUCHDOWN Seahawks. On fourth down, Wilson hits Lockett who drags his toe in the back of the end zone for six. Extra point good. 34-24 Seattle.
4:08: Cardinals pick up a first down on fourth down-and-one around midfield. Drake is down after the play.
Drake helped off the field by trainers. He is being carted to the locker room.
3:02: Gonzalez hits a 52-yard field goal, but an unsportsmanlike penalty was called on Seattle, giving Arizona a new shot at the end zone.
2:50: Murray hits Edmonds for 11 yards. First-and-goal.
2:28: TOUCHDOWN Cardinals. Murray to Kirk for eight yards. Extra point good. 34-31 Seahawks.
The Cardinals have three timeouts and the two minute warning.
Two minute warning.
1:42: The Cardinals stop the Seahawks on third-and-short. Cardinals take over at the 20 after the punt. No timeouts.
0:38: Murray runs for 15 yards after an 11-yard completion to Fitzgerald.
0:24: Murray to Kirk for 16 yards.
0:17: The Cardinals ran the ball. Edmonds for 12 yards.
0:00: FIELD GOAL Cardinals. Gonzalez drills the 44-yarder to tie the game. 34-34.
Seahawks start with the ball on the 25.
9:11: Reddick sacks Wilson on second down.
8:20: Wilson finds David Moore for 18 yards and the first down.
6:17: Byron Murphy with a massive sack on third-and-11. Seattle to punt.
5:30: Arizona starts on the 28.
4:50: Edmonds bounces to the outside for 32 yards. Arizona has the ball on the Seattle 33.
3:10: Timeout Arizona. The play clock was almost out.
2:47: Gonzalez missed the game-winning field goal from 41 yards.
Two minute warning
Seattle has the ball on its own 38.
1:04: Metcalf took a screen to the house, but a hold brings it back.
0:57: INTERCEPTION Cardinals. Isaiah Simmons intercepts Wilson over the middle, his first career takeaway.
0:20: Cardinals win. Gonzalez drills it from 48 yards to win the game. 37-34.
Arizona is 5-2. Seattle is 5-1.