- Associated Press - Thursday, September 29, 2016

LOS ANGELES (2-1) at ARIZONA (1-2)

Sunday, Oct. 2, 4:25 p.m., EDT, Fox

OPENING LINE - Cardinals by 10

RECORD VS SPREAD - Los Angeles 2-1, Arizona 1-2

SERIES RECORD - Cardinals lead 37-36-2



LAST MEETING - Cardinals beat Rams 27-3, Dec. 6, 2015

LAST WEEK - Rams beat Buccaneers 37-32; Cardinals lost to Bills 33-18

AP PRO32 RANKING - Rams No. 19, Cardinals No. 13

RAMS OFFENSE - OVERALL (32), RUSH (22), PASS (31)

RAMS DEFENSE - OVERALL (18), RUSH (16), PASS (17)

CARDINALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (14t), RUSH (20), PASS (11)

CARDINALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (9), RUSH (20), PASS (6)

STREAKS, STATS & NOTES - Rams have NFL’s fourth-most penalties (27), third-most penalty yards (249). …Rams DE Robert Quinn has nine sacks, 13 QB hits, six tackles for loss and three forced fumbles in nine career games vs. Arizona. … MLB Alec Ogletree leads L.A. in tackles (39). … Rams one of two teams to win at Arizona last season while franchise still called St. Louis home. … Los Angeles has four sacks in three games, none by DT Aaron Donald, who had 15 last season. … 2-1 record is Rams’ best through three games since 2006. … After no TDs in its first two games, Los Angeles scored four vs. Tampa, one on opening drive. …. Cardinals fifth-round pick Marquis Christian was claimed off waivers by Rams this week. … Cardinals, Rams both moved franchises to St. Louis (Cardinals from Chicago in 1960, Rams from L.A. in 1995). Cardinals left in 1987, Rams left this year. … Last time Arizona played “Los Angeles’ Rams,” Chuck Knox coached Rams to 14-12 win over Buddy Ryan’s Cardinals. … Cardinals have not scored in first quarter this season. … Arizona coach Bruce Arians is 9-9 vs NFC West. … With catch in 183rd consecutive game Sunday, Larry Fitzgerald passes Art Monk for sixth-longest streak in NFL history. … CB Patrick Peterson has six interceptions (in 10 career games) vs. Rams, more than against any other team. … Arizona LBs Markus Golden and Chandler Jones each had sack in every game this season. … Cardinals RB David Johnson has 1,044 yards from scrimmage in his first eight career starts, most of anyone dating to Week 13 last season. …. Chandler Catanzaro’s 60-yard FG at Buffalo second longest in franchise history and one of 16 60-plus FGs in NFL. … Fantasy Tip: Fitzgerald has more receptions (153) and TDs (16) against Rams than against any other franchise. His 16 TDs are most by any active player against any opponent.

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