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NFL Capsule: Cardinals at Seahawks

By The Associated Press
    2012-12-06 12:47

ARIZONA (4-8) At SEATTLE (7-5)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m., FOX

OPENING LINE - Seahawks by 10 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Arizona 5-7; Seattle 8-4

SERIES RECORD - Cardinals lead 15-12

AP PRO32 RANKING - Cardinals No. 28; Seahawks No. 12

LAST MEETING - Cardinals beat Seahawks 20-16, Sept. 9

LAST WEEK - Cardinals lost to Jets 7-6; Seahawks beat Bears 23-17 OT

CARDINALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (32), RUSH (31), PASS (27)

CARDINALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (7), RUSH (24), PASS (3)

SEAHAWKS OFFENSE - OVERALL (24), RUSH (7), PASS (30)

SEAHAWKS DEFENSE - OVERALL (4), RUSH (12), PASS (5)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Over last nine games Seahawks 7-2 against Cardinals in Seattle. ... Cardinals won in Week 1 20-16 when Kevin Kolb came off bench to lead 80-yard TD drive capped with 6-yard TD pass to Andre Roberts with 4:59 left. Cardinals defense then held Seattle inside Arizona 10 in final minute, ending when Russell Wilson's pass deflected off Braylon Edwards' hands at goal line on fourth-down. ... Cardinals current eight-game losing streak longest since dropping eight straight during 2006 season. ... Coach Ken Whisenhunt making change at QB and going back to John Skelton, who has not started since Nov. 18 at Atlanta. ... Rookie Ryan Lindley has started last two weeks, but was 10 of 31 for 72 yards last week vs. Jets. ... Cardinals had 137 yards total offense vs. Jets, fewest since 2010 and fourth-lowest total since 1995. ... Cardinals offensive line has struggled, allowing 48 sacks in 12 games, most in NFL by wide margin. Green Bay next allowing 39. ... WR Larry Fitzgerald has 106 career receptions against Seahawks. That's second most of any opponent against Seattle behind only Tim Brown and most for Fitzgerald against any team. ... While Arizona offense struggles, its defense remains among best in NFL. Cardinals enter week ranked seventh overall and third against pass. ... Cardinals sacked Seattle QB Russell Wilson three times in season opening victory. ...Seattle 12-8 over last 20 games with average margin of defeat of just 4.4 points in eight losses. ... Seahawks to play first game without CB Brandon Browner - suspended four games by NFL for use of performance enhancing drugs. ... Over last six weeks, Wilson has highest QB rating in NFL at 114.6. His rating has been above 125 in three of five games during that stretch. ... Wilson's 71 yards rushing last week vs. Chicago was most by Seahawks QB. ... Wilson has nine touchdown passes and no interceptions over past four games raising his season total to 19. He's three TD passes short of moving into second-place for most ever by rookie and seven behind Peyton Manning's record of 26. ... Despite two straight weeks of failing to top 100 yards, RB Marshawn Lynch remains No. 2 in NFL in yards rushing. ... Lynch had 87 yards on 19 carries against Chicago. ... Over past four games, WRs Sidney Rice and Golden Tate have combined 30 receptions for 487 yards and eight touchdowns. ... Seahawks defense third in NFL allowing just 16.8 ppg. ... Seahawks have just two sacks in past two weeks after having seven in two weeks before Seattle's bye. ... Rookie LB Bobby Wagner had Seahawks only sack in win over Chicago. ... Wagner leads team with 101 total tackles, 26 more than any other Seahawks defensive player. ... After forcing five turnovers against Minnesota and Jets combined, Seahawks have one in the last two weeks.

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