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Cardinals vs Bills NFL Week Three Capsule

ARIZONA CARDINALS (1-1) AT BUFFALO BILLS (0-2)

SERIES

  CARDINALS BILLS
SERIES LEADER   6-4
STREAKS   5 of past 6
COACHES VS. OPP. Bruce Arians: 0-0 Rex Ryan: 1-0
LAST WEEK W 40-7 vs. Tampa Bay L 37-31 vs. New York Jets
LAST GAME 10/14/12: Bills 19 at Cardinals 16 (OT). Buffalo RB C.J. Spiller rushes for 88 yards & TD. Bills K Ryan Lindell converts GW 25-yard FG in OT.
LAST GAME AT SITE 10/5/08: Cardinals 41, Bills 17. Arizona QB Kurt Warner throws for 250 yards & 2 TDs for 107.3 rating. Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald has 7 catches for 52 yards & 2 TDs.
REFEREE Walt Anderson
BROADCAST FOX (1:00 PM ET): Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Laura Okmin (Field reporter).

SIRIUS: 98 (Ari), 113 (Buf). XM: 386 (Ari), 230 (Buf).

STATS

PASSING Carson Palmer: 42-68-579-5 (T2L)-0-113.5 Tyrod Taylor: 33-52-408-3-1-98.9
RUSHING David Johnson: 28-134-4.8-1 LeSean McCoy: 31-117-3.8-1
RECEIVING Larry Fitzgerald: 14 (T3L)-162-11.6-3 (T1L) LeSean McCoy (RB): 8-43-5.4-0
OFFENSE 380.0 276.5
TAKE/GIVE +7 (1L) +1
DEFENSE 334.5 400.5
SACKS Markus Golden, Chandler Jones: 2 Jerry Hughes: 2
INTs Marcus Cooper: 2 (T1L)
PUNTING Drew Butler: 41.7 Colton Schmidt: 43.1
KICKING Chandler Catanzaro: 13 (7/8 PAT; 2/3 FG) Dan Carpenter: 8 (5/5 PAT; 1/2 FG)

NOTES

CARDINALS: QB CARSON PALMER passed for 308 yards & 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 124.0 rating last week. Has 100+ rating in 6 of past 7. Has 30-10 (.750) record as starter for Az…RB DAVID JOHNSON had 152 scrimmage yards (98 rec., 54 rush) in Week 2. RB CHRIS JOHNSON has 6 TDs in 5 career games vs. Buf. Had rush TD vs. TB…WR LARRY FITZGERALD had 6 receptions for 81 yards & TD last week. Had 6 catches for 93 yards & TD in last meeting. Since entering NFL in 2004, ranks 1st in catches (1,032) & rec. yards (13,528) with 101 TDs. WR MICHAEL FLOYD has TD catch in 3 of past 4 vs. AFC…LBs CHANDLER JONES & MARKUS GOLDEN lead team with 2 sacks each. CB MARCUS COOPER had 2 INTs last week, incl. 60-yard TD. CB PATRICK PETERSON had INT in last meeting…BILLS: QB TYROD TAYLOR has 110.3 rating & 9 TDs (7 pass, 2 rush) in past 5 at home. Threw 3 TDs last week, incl. 84-yarder to WR MARQUISE GOODWIN & 71-yarder to WR GREG SALAS. Is 1 of 5 Bills QBs with 2 70+ TD passes in game…RB LE SEAN MC COY has 383 scrimmage yards (95.8 per game) in 4 meetings. Is only NFL player with 7,000+ rush (7,167) & 2,000+ rec. (2,309) yards since 2010. RB REGGIE BUSH had 83-yard PR-TD & 46-yard rush TD in 2009 Div. vs. Az. (1/16/10 with NO), only player with 80+ yard PR-TD & 45+ yard rush TD in same playoff game…WR SAMMY WATKINS has 15 catches for 276 yards (92 per game) & 3 TDs in past 3 vs. NFC. WR Goodwin had 1st career 100-yard game (2 catches, 112 yards) last week…CB NICKELL ROBEY-COLEMAN had 36-yard FR-TD in Week 2. LB JERRY HUGHES has 4.5 sacks in past 7 vs. NFC. CB STEPHON GILMORE has INT in 3 of past 5 vs. NFC. LB LORENZO ALEXANDER played 2 seasons (2013-14) with Az. Had sack & FF last week. LB PRESTON BROWN had 16 tackles & FF in Week 2.


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