Rams vs. Cardinals 2013 open thread

Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports

Time to get pumped about the NFC West matchup.

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The Arizona Cardinals are hosting the St. Louis Rams and will attempt to get their first division win since Week 1 of 2012, when they defeated the Seattle Seahawks in Russell Wilson's debut.

The Rams defeated the Cardinals in Week 1 in St. Louis 27-24 in a game when the defense allowed 141 yards and two touchdowns to tight end Jared Cook.

How will it go this time? Arizona is 7-5, very much in the playoff mi, while the Rams are 5-7 and any faint hopes of the postseason would be crushed with a loss today.

Now is the time to talk about the game here in the game thread.

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