ARIZONA (6-2) at SEATTLE (4-4)
Sunday, 8:30 p.m. ET, NBC
OPENING LINE - Seahawks by 3
RECORD VS SPREAD - Cardinals 5-3, Seahawks 2-5-1
SERIES RECORD - Tied 16-16
LAST MEETING - Seahawks beat Cardinals 35-6, Dec. 21, 2014
LAST WEEK - Cardinals had bye, beat Cleveland 34-20 on Nov. 1; Seahawks had bye, beat Cowboys 13-12 on Nov. 1
AP PRO32 RANKING - Cardinals No. 6, Seahawks No. 8
CARDINALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (9), PASS (4)
CARDINALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (4), PASS (7)
SEAHAWKS OFFENSE - OVERALL (19), RUSH (3), PASS (28)
SEAHAWKS DEFENSE - OVERALL (2), RUSH (9), PASS (2)
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Second straight season that Cardinals lead NFC West at midpoint, but two games remain against Seahawks. … First of two straight Sunday night games for Cardinals with Week 11 game vs. Bengals flexed into prime time. … Seven of Cardinals’ final eight games are against teams with .500 or better records currently. … QB Carson Palmer is top- rated passer in NFC with 110.2 rating. He has passer rating of 100 or higher in six of eight games this season and 20 TD passes are most in team history in first eight games of season. … Palmer missed both games against Seahawks last season due to knee injury. … RB Chris Johnson third in NFL with 676 yards rushing through eight games. Johnson has rushed for more than 100 yards in four of past six games. … RB/KR David Johnson tied for lead among NFL rookies with six TDs. … WR Larry Fitzgerald has catch in 178 consecutive games, including postseason. Fitzgerald has 10 total catches in past four games vs. Seahawks. … WR John Brown expected to play after sitting out Week 8 win over Cleveland. In past three games, Brown has 18 catches for 334 yards and two TDs. … DE Calais Campbell has 11 sacks in 14 career games vs. Seahawks, 10 of those at CenturyLink Field. … Cardinals tied for NFL lead with 13 interceptions. Four players have at least two interceptions. … Cardinals and Seahawks two of three teams in NFL to rank in top 10 in both run and pass defense. … Seahawks put up franchise record 596 total yards in Week 16 win at Cardinals last season. … QB Russell Wilson threw for 550 yards, three TDs and had a 122.4 rating in two games vs. Cardinals last season. … RB Marshawn Lynch averaged 11.3 yards per carry in Week 16 win last season. … Lynch averaging 3.6 yards per carry this season, tied for lowest average of career. … TE Jimmy Graham had seven catches for 75 yards in Week 8 win over Cowboys. Graham has at least seven catches in three of eight games this season, on pace for 76 catches and 900 yards receiving, which would both be team records for TE. … LT Russell Okung expected to play after missing Cowboys game with toe injury. … DE Michael Bennett second in NFC with 6 ½ sacks. … In past seven games against Cardinals, CB Richard Sherman has seven interceptions and two fumble recoveries. Fantasy Tip: Think tight ends for Seahawks, especially Graham. Last year in two games vs. Cardinals, tight ends had three touchdown catches and 12 total receptions.
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