Cardinals 34, Seahawks 21
The Cardinals had an impressive showing against Seattle this afternoon; but will it be enough to beat the hot Atlanta Falcons next week in the first round of the divisional playoffs?
Kurt Warner tossed 4 TDs, 2 of them to Larry Fitzgerald, one to Jerheme Urban and one to Steve Breaston who, along with Fitzgerald and Anquan Boldin caught 1,000 yards apiece this season – only the 5th team to have a trio of 1,000-yd receivers. Well done guys!!
It was also nice to see Edgerrin James getting some time as well, and he managed a tidy 100-yd game today.
But the stupid penalties on defense reared their ugly heads once again. As the announcers on Cardinals’ radio observed, if the Cardinals’ D can find a way to lose a game, it will. With Matt Ryan, Michael Turner, and Jerious Norwood coming to town next week, the defense had better fine tune themselves or it will be one-and-done for the Cards who had such a great start to their season.
A nice side note: the “mighty” Dallas Cowboys (cough, ack, ahem, cough) were BLOWN OUT by the upstart Eagles, ending their season and, in my opinion, making Jerry Jones rethink that huge raise prematurely given to Tony Romo before he actually proved himself as a clutch QB. Also, the New England Patriots, with 11 wins, are out of the playoffs as well since Miami held off the Jets and Baltimore slaughtered Jacksonville.