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Colts-Cardinals Capsule

By The Associated Press
    2013-11-21 11:06

INDIANAPOLIS (7-3) At ARIZONA (6-4)

Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Cardinals by 1 1/2

2013 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Indianapolis 5-4-1, Arizona 7-3

SERIES RECORD - Colts lead 8-6

LAST MEETING - Colts beat Cardinals 31-10, Sept. 27, 2009

LAST WEEK - Colts beat Titans 3-27; Cardinals beat Jaguars 27-13

AP PRO32 RANKING - Colts No. 7, Cardinals No. 13

COLTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (13), RUSH (14), PASS (17) DSkretta(at)ap.org

COLTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (22), RUSH (28), PASS (16)

CARDINALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (19), RUSH (25), PASS (15)

CARDINALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (9), RUSH (2), PASS (20)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Arizona's Bruce Arians is first AP Coach of Year to face former team next season. He won honor as interim with Colts when Chuck Pagano was out battling leukemia. ... Indianapolis is 2-1 against NFC West (beat Seattle, San Francisco; lost to St. Louis); Arizona 2-0 against AFC South (beat Houston, Jacksonville). ... Colts OLB Robert Mathis leads NFL in sacks with 13 1-2, more than half of team's season total of 26. ... Last week, Indianapolis TE Cody Fleener had eight catches for 107 yards, both career highs. ... Colts have trailed at halftime in last three games but came back to win two of them. ... Indianapolis has won its last five games against Arizona dating to 1992. ... Andrew Luck's 10 career winning drives in fourth quarter or overtime are most by NFL QB in his first two seasons since 1970. ... Since being traded from Cleveland, RB Trent Richardson has rushed 96 times for 272 yards (2.8 yards per carry). In that same span, RB Donald Brown has 293 yards in 48 attempts (6.1 yards per carry). ... Colts' offense uses fullback this season. It did not last year under Arians, who also served as offensive coordinator. ... 193 yards receiving by Michael Floyd last Sunday was most for Cardinals receiver in game since 2003. ... Cardinals OLB John Abraham has seven sacks in last four games. His 129 career sacks rank 11th in NFL history and most among active players. ... Arizona's 22 takeaways are tied for third in league, behind Seattle (26) and Kansas City (24). ... Cardinals have scored 27 points in each of last three games, all victories. .... Six wins for Arians are most for Cardinals coach through 10 games since Charley Winner went 7-2-1 in 1966. ... Cardinals have yet to score 30 points or more; Colts have done it four times.

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