Wednesday, December 11, 2013
FTP: Cardinals by the numbers
By Josh Weinfuss
Flush the Pocket will be your daily morning dose of the Arizona Cardinals. It’ll recap the top storyline from the previous day and give you a look at what everyone is saying locally and nationally.
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Arizona won its eighth game of the season Sunday, 30-10 win over St. Louis, and improved to 6-1 at University of Phoenix Stadium. This is the Cardinals' fifth season in the last seven with at least eight victories.
More of the Cardinals by the numbers:
27: Arizona has scored 27 or more points during their four-game home winning streak.
7: The Cardinals have scored 20 or more points in all seven home games this season, one of just three teams to do that through 14 weeks.
8: Bruce Arians’ eight wins are the second-most by a Cardinals coach in his first season.
11: Number of places the Cardinals’ defense has moved up the rankings since being 16th after Week 7.
84.5: Rushing yards Arizona has allowed per game, third-fewest in the league.
6: Games in which the Cards have allowed 15 or fewer points, second only to Carolina's eight. The Cards are 6-0 in those games.
17: Interceptions by the Cardinals, tying them for third in the NFL.
In other news…
A recap of my Tuesday stories: The Cardinals are losing rookies at a high rate to injuries. Dave Zastudil’s punting prowess deserves more praise. Wild Card Watch: Week 15. And the Cardinals are No. 10 in the latest ESPN.com Power Rankings.