- Associated Press - Thursday, October 2, 2014

ARIZONA (3-0) at DENVER (2-1)

Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Broncos by 8 1-2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Arizona 2-1, Denver 0-3

SERIES RECORD - Broncos lead 7-1-1

LAST MEETING - Arizona beat Denver 43-13, Dec. 12, 2010.

LAST WEEK - Cardinals had bye, beat 49ers 23-14 on Sept. 21; Broncos had bye, lost to Seahawks 26-20, OT, on Sept. 21.

AP PRO32 RANKING - Cardinals No. 4, Broncos No. 3.

CARDINALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (24), RUSH (21), PASS (17T).

CARDINALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (5), RUSH (4), PASS (18).

BRONCOS OFFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (27), PASS (10).

BRONCOS DEFENSE - OVERALL (27), RUSH (12), PASS (31).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Cardinals first trip to Denver since Dec. 29, 2002. … Arizona is NFL-best 10-2 over last 12 regular season games. … QB Drew Stanton expected to make third straight start with Carson Palmer’s injured throwing shoulder acting up. … Rookie WR John Brown is first Cardinal with three TD catches in first three games since 1942. … WR Michael Floyd has 20 catches for 449 yards (112.3 per game). … Arizona defense hasn’t allowed any fourth-quarter points. … WR Larry Fitzgerald owns longest active streak in NFL with catch in 152 straight games. … Since ‘11, CB Patrick Peterson is only player with double digit INTs and three or more punt return TDs. … Broncos coach John Fox is 7-2 vs. Cardinals. … QB Peyton Manning is one TD throw shy of joining Brett Favre in 500 club. … Manning was fifth fastest to 100 TDs, second fastest to 200, tied for fastest to 300 (Dan Marino) and fastest to 400. … In two career home starts, RB Montee Ball averages 86 yards from scrimmage. … In last 11 games vs. NFC, WR Demaryius Thomas has 73 catches for 972 yards and 10 TDs. … WR Emmanuel Sanders had career bests with 11 catches for 149 yards vs. Seattle in Week 3. … TE Julius Thomas leads NFL with five TD grabs and leads AFC with 17 since 2013. … Von Miller has eight sacks in nine games vs. NFC.

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