Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • GB 178
    • 381 ARI
  • Turnovers

    • GB 4
    • 2 ARI
  • Possession

    GB ARI
    30:16 29:44
  • 1st Downs

    • GB 16
    • 19 ARI

Game Information

U of Phoenix Stadium
,
Coverage: FOX
  • Glendale, AZ 85305
  • Line: ARI -6.0
  • Over/Under: 50
Attendance: 64,878
100%
Capacity: 63,400
Referees: Derick Bowers, Terry McAulay, Doug Rosenbaum, Tom Stephan, Greg Steed, Bryan Neale, Jonah Monroe
12/28/2015 Associated Press

Cardinals sack Rodgers 8 times, rout Packers 38-8

Arizona sacked Aaron Rodgers eight times and returned two of his fumbles for touchdowns on Sunday in a dominant 38-8 victory that clinched a first-round playoff bye for the streaking Cardinals.

Scoring Summary

FOX1234T
Packers00808
Cardinals01721038
second QuarterGBARI
TD
14:07
Larry Fitzgerald 3 Yd pass from Carson Palmer (Chandler Catanzaro Kick)
7 plays, 50 yards, 3:30
07
FG
5:48
Chandler Catanzaro 19 Yd Field Goal
9 plays, 72 yards, 5:02
010
TD
0:06
John Brown 7 Yd pass from Carson Palmer (Chandler Catanzaro Kick)
7 plays, 80 yards, 0:51
017
third QuarterGBARI
TD
14:02
David Johnson 14 Yd Run (Chandler Catanzaro Kick)
2 plays, 28 yards, 0:47
024
TD
9:34
Cory Redding 36 Yd Fumble Return (Chandler Catanzaro Kick)
9 plays, 27 yards, 4:28
031
TD
6:31
Eddie Lacy 28 Yd pass from Aaron Rodgers (Aaron Rodgers Pass to James Jones for Two-Point Conversion)
8 plays, 80 yards, 3:03
831
TD
3:05
Jerraud Powers 7 Yd Fumble Return (Chandler Catanzaro Kick)
3 plays, -4 yards, 1:21
838

Research Notes

  • Aaron Rodgers had the worst statistical game of his career on Sunday, recording a QBR of 9.4. The only start of Rodgers' career in which his QBR was lower came in Week 14 of 2010, when the Lions knocked him out in the second quarter with a concussion after just 11 passes.

  • Carson Palmer now has 34 Pass TD this season, 7th most in a single season by any QB age 36 or older. He needs 2 more in Week 17 to catch Tom Brady (this season), Steve Young (1998) and Y.A. Tittle (1963) for 4th most at age 36 or older.

  • Aaron Rodgers (GB): 9.4 Total QBR Sunday, his 2nd-lowest QBR in any start in his career (7.2 at Lions in 2010)

  • David Johnson gained 127 yards from scrimmage Sunday, 63 of which came after first contact. Johnson is averaging 3.0 yards after contact on plays from scrimmage the last 4 weeks (1.6 in first 11 games).

  • The 30-point loss was the worst for the Packers in a game started by Aaron Rodgers. Previous high was a 28-point loss in 2012 against the Giants.

  • The Packers allowed 9 sacks, fumbled 5 times and allowed 2 fumble return touchdowns in their Week 16 loss to the Cardinals.It was their most sacks allowed since 1982, their most fumbles since 2003 and their most fumble return TD allowed since 1984.

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