Another blown save, another week in the world of Cardinal's football.
This time, the blown save was against the Baltimore Ravens. After leading 25-6 at halftime, the Cardinals allowed the Ravens to comeback all the way, leading up to a last second, game winning FG by the Ravens Kicker Billy Cundiff.
Hit the jump for details from yet another disappointing game by the Arizona Cardinals.
The 1st Half of the game was by far the best this whole season. During the 1st Half, the Cardinals scored all 3 of their TD's (Two on Offense, one on Defense). The two TD's were courtesy of a 1 yard rush by Beanie Wells, and a 10 TD pass by Kevin Kolb to Early Doucet. Kolb went 10 for 21 with 153 yards, 1 TD, and 1 Interception. He also had a 47.6 PCT, and 68.2 QB rating, but was sacked 6 times by the Ray Lewis and Terrell Suggs-led Baltimore Defense. In the 2nd Half, Kolb failed to score another TD, and the only points put up on the board by the Cardinals came off a FG by Jay Feely.
On the Defensive side, the 1st Half was also a success. The Cards Defense held the Ravens to only 6 points, and the Cardinals Special Teams even scored a TD off an 82 yard punt-return by rookie CB Patrick Peterson. But after the 1st Half, everything went downhill. The Defense allowed Ray Rice to rush for 3 TD's, and at the end of the game, gave up valuable yards to the Ravens Offense, setting them up for the game-winning FG.
The Time of Possession for the Cardinals was 30:18, vs. 29:42 for the Ravens. They had 17 1st Downs, 6 punts, and 12 penalties, which resulted in 92 yards for the Ravens.
Next week, the Cardinals take on the division-rival St. Louis Rams. The game will decide who takes sole-possession of last place in the NFC West. With the Rams coming off a win vs. the New Orleans Saints, this will be another tough game to win.
But hey, at least the Cardinals are the champions!...(In baseball...)