Dallas LOSES!!! Week 6 Post Game Report

Arizona 24, Dallas 21 (OT)

What a game, whew!!! 

A game that started and ended with big plays by the DST to give both teams 4-2 records.

J.J. Arrington’s 93-yd kick return for a TD started the game, and Monty Beisel’s 3-yd TD after Sean Morey’s blocked punt won it in overtime; which, by the way, was the first time in NFL history that an OT game was won on a blocked punt.

Kurt Warner started slow, heck the whole 1st quarter was pretty bad and laden with crazy turnovers (believe me I was worried having started Warner in one fantasy league and Tony Romo in another.)  But once the Cards got into a rhythm, they were great. Steve Breaston came up huge with 102 yds and a TD, and Larry Fitzgerald’s 79 yds and a TD led the receiving corps; while Warner offered a respectable 22/30, 236 yds, 2 TDs, and 1 INT.

But, to reiterate, the DST was huge, sacking Romo 3 times (Okeafor, Dockett & Berry) and forcing 3 fumbles (Campbell, Okeafor & Berry).

Penalties were huge on both sides (12 each) which I’m sure didn’t make either Ken Whisenhunt or Wade Phillips too happy.  But the Cards got the W with no injuries, and frankly, that’s all that matters!!

Dallas travels to St. Louis next week (who shocked Washington at home) while the Cardinals have their bye week.

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(J.J. deserves the pic today!)