- Associated Press - Thursday, September 22, 2016

ARIZONA (1-1) at BUFFALO (0-2)

Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox

OPENING LINE - Cardinals by 4

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cardinals 1-1, Bills 0-2

SERIES RECORD - Bills lead 6-4

LAST MEETING - Bills beat Cardinals 19-16, OT, Oct. 14, 2012

LAST WEEK - Cardinals beat Buccaneers 40-7; Bills lost to Jets 37-31

AP PRO32 RANKING - Cardinals No. 6, Bills No. 30

CARDINALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (11), RUSH (16), PASS (8).

CARDINALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (13), RUSH (11), PASS (15).

BILLS OFFENSE - OVERALL (30), RUSH (24), PASS (30).

BILLS DEFENSE - OVERALL (23T), RUSH (15), PASS (24).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Bills coach Rex Ryan and twin brother Rob broke into NFL with Cardinals as assistants on their late father Buddy Ryan’s staff in 1994-95. Rex hired Rob this offseason as assistant head coach responsible for defense. … Arizona hits road for first time after closing last year with five straight road victories - team’s longest streak since winning six in row spanning 1975-76. … Only game vs. Bills in WR Larry Fitzgerald’s 188-game career was in Cards’ last game at Buffalo, 38-14 loss on Oct. 31, 2004. He’s caught pass in 181 straight since - NFL’s longest active streak. … In two games, Fitzgerald has team-leading 14 catches for 162 yards and three TDs. … QB Carson Palmer completed three touchdown passes in 14:34 span of second quarter to build 24-0 lead over Tampa Bay. Palmer improved to 30-10 as Arizona starter. … Cardinals haven’t turned ball over, and have NFL-leading seven takeaways (four interceptions, three fumbles), including CB Marcus Cooper returning interception 60 yards for score against Bucs. … Free-agent addition LB Chandler Jones had career-best three sacks against Bills while playing for New England in Patriots’ 40-32 win at Buffalo last September. … Bills running backs coach Anthony Lynn makes debut as offensive coordinator after Greg Roman was fired last Friday. … In two games, Buffalo has 27 first downs, converted 6 of 23 third-down chances and had fewer than 48 minutes in time of possession. … QB Tyrod Taylor went 18 of 30 for career-best 297 yards passing and three touchdowns against Jets, including 84-yard TD to Marquise Goodwin and 71-yard TD to Greg Salas. … Bills totaled 151 yards rushing in two games after NFL-leading 2,432 last year. … Defense allowed 493 yards to Jets, including 374 passing. New York combined for 283 yards offense and 20 points on first four drives. … Fantasy Tip: Fitzgerald has shot to continue hot start against secondary that allowed Eric Decker six catches for 126 yards and TD, and Brandon Marshall six catches for 101 yards.

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