Rams Down Arizona 27-24 - Match Report
Arizona was unable to slow down Jared Cook, who produced 141 receiving yards as the Rams defeated the Cardinals 27-24 on Sunday.
St. Louis won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 3.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 43.5.
Sam Bradford completed 27 of 38 pass attempts for 299 yards and 2 TDs for the Rams in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Cardinals defense.
Rashard Mendenhall rushed for 60 yards for Arizona, while Alfonso Smith added 26 yards. Carson Palmer threw for 327 yards for the Cardinals, while receivers Andre Roberts and Michael Floyd had 97 and 82 yards respectively.
St. Louis was outgained by Arizona 390-366 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-20 by the Cardinals.
Arizona led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:25/28:35 split in that important category.
St. Louis heads into a Week 2 battle against the Falcons. Arizona, meanwhile, will have their next action against Detroit.