GLENDALE, Ariz. – Carson Palmer completed 27 of 32 passes, 12 of them to Larry Fitzgerald, and the Arizona Cardinals ended an eight-game losing streak against NFC West foes by beating the St Louis Rams 30-10 on Sunday.
Palmer, questionable for the game with a sore right elbow, threw for 269 yards and a touchdown as the Cardinals (8-5) won for the fifth time in six games.
Arizona’s Karlos Dansby returned an interception 23 yards for a touchdown and John Abraham tackled Kellen Clemens for a safety.
Tavon Austin’s 56-yard run set up the only touchdown for the Rams (5-8), a 1-yard run by Zac Stacy. Austin injured his left ankle on the play and did not return.
The Cardinals lost rookie safety Tyrann Mathieu in the third quarter with a left knee injury.
Jacksonville 27 Houston 20
Cincinnati 42 Indianapolis 28
New England 27 Cleveland 26 (Gronkowski injurs knee)
NY Jets 37 Oakland 27
Kansas City 45 Washington 10
Baltimore 26 Minnesota 26 (A. Peterson injured)
Green Bay 22 Atlanta 21
Tampa Bay 27 Buffalo 6
Miami 34 Pittsburgh 28 (Pitt had TD called back as time expired)
Philadelphia 34 Detroit 20 (Eagles 28 pts in 4th qtr.)
Denver 51 Tennessee 28
San Francisco 19 Seattle 17
San Diego 37 NY Giants 14 (Giants eliminated)
New Orleans 31 Carolina 13