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Posted: Wednesday, November 23, 2011 12:07 pm | Updated: 4:09 pm, Wed Nov 23, 2011.

ARIZONA (3-7) at ST. LOUIS (2-8)

Sunday, 1 p.m., Fox

OPENING LINE — Off

RECORD VS. SPREAD — Arizona 4-5-1, St. Louis 2-8

SERIES RECORD — Tied 32-32-2

LAST WEEK — Cardinals lost to 49ers, 23-7; Rams lost to Seahawks, 24-7

LAST MEETING — Cardinals 19, Rams 13 in OT, Nov. 6

CARDINALS OFFENSE — OVERALL (25), RUSH (28), PASS (21)

CARDINALS DEFENSE — OVERALL (28), RUSH (24), PASS (27)

RAMS OFFENSE — OVERALL (30), RUSH (18), PASS (26)

RAMS DEFENSE — OVERALL (22), RUSH (32), PASS (9)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Cardinals have won nine of last 10 in series, outscoring Rams 278-161, and trying for fourth season sweep in last five years. Arizona has won six in row in St. Louis. ... Both teams limited to single TD last week, and Rams held to 185 yards. ... Cardinals playing third straight road game, 1-1 thus far. .. Rams coach Steve Spagnuolo is 10-32 in third season. ... Cardinals QB John Skelton passed for 222 yards and TD in victory over Rams in Week 9. ... RB Beanie Wells has seven TDs rushing, fifth in NFC. ... WR Larry Fitzgerald has 13 TDs receiving in 15 career games vs. Rams. ... Rookie CB-PR Patrick Peterson leads NFL with three punt returns for TD, including 99-yarder for winner against Rams in Week 9 that snapped Arizona's six-game losing streak. ... WR Early Doucet is tied for second in NFC with 17 catches on third down. ... S Adrian Wilson has five sacks and five interceptions in last six games vs. Rams. ... DE Calais Campbell has five sacks in last four games vs. Rams. ... Rams trail NFL with 12-point average, scoring only 10 TDs on offense, and are worst in NFL against run. ... Rams RB Steven Jackson held to 42 yards rushing last week, ending streak of three in row with 125 or more yards. Jackson needs 124 all-purpose yards to tie Henry Ellard for third on franchise list... DE Chris Long has six sacks in last four games and is one shy of first career 10-sack year. ... Rookie DE Robert Quinn has four sacks and blocked second punt last week.

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