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Rapid Reaction: Rams 17, Cardinals 3

Rapid Reaction: Rams 17, Cardinals 3

ESPN.com CNNSI.com profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 4, 2012
Thoughts on the St. Louis Rams and Arizona Cardinals following the Rams' 17-3 victory Thursday night in the Edward Jones Dome: What it means: The Rams improved to 3-2, the first time they've had a winning record since the 2006 team was 4-3. They are 3-0…
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  • Larry Fitzgerald pays tribute to his mother

    Larry Fitzgerald pays tribute to his mother

    profootballtalk.com Oct 4, 2012
    Every October, the NFL promotes breast cancer awareness by allowing the otherwise sacrosanct NFL uniform to be invaded by copious amounts of pink. Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald, who lost his mother to the disease in 2003, has taken the tribute a s…
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  • Picking apart the Week Five picks

    Picking apart the Week Five picks

    profootballtalk.com Oct 4, 2012
    Every Thursday, MDS joins PFT Live to discuss our game picks for the coming week. This week, we disagree on two games - Cardinals at Rams (which is going on right now) and Falcons at Redskins. We also each have one game that makes us nervous.  For MDS,
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  • Rams' Jackson, Cards' Dockett get starting nods

    Rams' Jackson, Cards' Dockett get starting nods

    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Arizona defensive tackle Darnell Dockett is starting for the Cardinals against the St. Louis Rams after sitting out last week because of a hamstring injury.
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  • Sampling from the Cardinals-Rams buffet

    Sampling from the Cardinals-Rams buffet

    ESPN.com Oct 4, 2012
    A few thoughts as the Arizona Cardinals and St. Louis Rams near their Thursday night matchup at the Edward Jones Dome: 2007-2011 NFC West Records Trending: The Rams are 1-0 against the NFC West as they try to reverse the worst wrong turn in franchise hi…
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  • Gregg Williams will attend Rams-Cardinals game

    Gregg Williams will attend Rams-Cardinals game

    profootballtalk.com Oct 4, 2012
    Sean Payton, Mickey Loomis and Joe Vitt aren’t going to be the only notable names in attendance at an NFL game this week. Gregg Williams is going to be in attendance at another Rams game on Thursday night. The NFL confirmed to PFT that Williams will be
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  • Kolb starts Thursday, but Skelton is close to being ready

    Kolb starts Thursday, but Skelton is close to being ready

    profootballtalk.com Oct 4, 2012
    It wasn’t much of a choice for the Cardinals to tab Kevin Kolb as their starting quarterback for the fourth straight game on Thursday night against the Rams. Mike Florio reports that John Skelton’s sprained ankle has not healed enough for him to get b
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  • A.J. Green stops by Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network

    A.J. Green stops by Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network

    profootballtalk.com Oct 4, 2012
    Week Five kicks off on Thursday night with the Rams and Cardinals and Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network will get you all the news you need to know about the game well ahead of kickoff. Amani Toomer and Pete Najarian will break down the game in one…
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  • Sando's best guesses: Week 5 predictions

    Sando's best guesses: Week 5 predictions

    ESPN.com Oct 4, 2012
    Picking winners on a short week isn't as easy as going 3-0 on a regular one, but here we go. Arizona Cardinals at St. Louis Rams, Thursday, 8:20 p.m.: The Cardinals are traveling on a short week following an overtime victory to face a well-coached team …
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  • Andrew Hawkins leads the list of the NFL’s biggest surprises so…

    Andrew Hawkins leads the list of the NFL’s biggest surprises so far

    yahoo.com Oct 4, 2012
    The Arizona Cardinals and St. Louis Rams kick off Week 5 of the 2012 NFL regular season on Thursday night in St. Louis. Before they do, though, here's a look at a few under-the-radar performances from the first four weeks of the season. Over 1,600 playe…
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  • After short break, Arizona Cardinals chase 5-0 start

    After short break, Arizona Cardinals chase 5-0 start

    azcentral.com Oct 4, 2012
    The soreness remains and the bruises haven't completely faded, so there is plenty for the Cardinals and Rams to whine about tonight as both play their second game in five days.
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  • Video - Fitzgerald family fights on 03:09

    Fitzgerald family fights on

    Oct 4
    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald lost his mother in college to a fight with breast cancer. Now, he is doing whatever he can to help others avoid going through the same pain his mother and his family went through.
  • Video - Breaking Down The Rams' Win 00:42

    Breaking Down The Rams' Win

    Oct 4
    NFL Live breaks down the Rams' win over the Cardinals
  • Video - Highlight Of The Night 01:29

    Highlight Of The Night

    Oct 4
    Rams hand Cardinals first loss of the season.
  • Video - Rams Hand Cardinals First Loss Of Season 01:00

    Rams Hand Cardinals First Loss Of Season

    Oct 4
    Rams stun Cardinals 17-3.

Sports Columnists

  • After winning their first four games, the Arizona Cardinals' first loss ex…

    Oct 4
    After winning their first four games, the Arizona Cardinals' flaws, specifically on offense, were exposed.
  • Biggest NFL games of Week 5 -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Oct 4
    The NFC is the superior conference by far in 2012. That actually keeps more AFC teams in the playoff race, writes John Clayton.
  • The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL Pick

    Oct 4
    A reader named Mike in St. Louis sent me the following e-mail this week: "Simmons, football fans in St. Louis have suffered enough, compiling the wor...