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Cardinals vs. Browns results: What were the key numbers and stats in the win?

Let's look inside the numbers a bit.

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The Arizona Cardinals stand at 6-2 after they got out of Cleveland with a 34-20 win. It wasn't pretty though. They were down 20-7 and then scored 24 unanswered points. Let's see some of the numbers in the game.


The Cardinals had another game with over 400 yards of offense. Only twice this season they have not reached that mark. Those games they still managed to score over 40 points. They seem to be the only team who can stop their offense from moving the ball.


The number of unanswered points the Cardinals scored. Things looked bad and the fans had to be nervous when the Cards fell behind 20-7 in the first half. Then the offense started finishing drives and the defense shut down the Browns offense.


The Cardinals converted on 13 of 16 third downs. That's one way to stay on the field.


Chris Johnson's rushing yards. The veteran back had 109 yards on 30 carries. He made the history books for the Cardinals in the effort. He became the first Cardinals player to have four games with at least 100 yards rushing since running backs coach Stump Mitchell did so in 1985.


The number of turnovers the Cardinals had. Yes, that is a yucky stat. They became just the second team to win a game in 2015 with four or more turnovers. The Philadelphia Eagles committed four in a 27-7 win over the New York Giants in Week 6. So far this season, teams are 2-15 in games in which they turn the ball over four times or more. (Thanks, Vince Marotta)

60 percent

The Cardinals were 3/5 in the red zone. That is not perfect, but it is more than okay. Remember, the Cardinals are 2/9 in the red zone in their two losses. They did score in four of the five trips. They got a field goal and turned the ball over once.

156/20/0, 98/0/2

These are the defensive numbers for the Cardinals by half -- yards allowed/points allowed/turnovers forced. You see the difference, too?


That was the last time the Cardinals won in Cleveland.


The number of plays that went for at least 20 yards. Entering Week 8, the Cardinals already led the league with 38 such plays. All were pass plays, giving Carson Palmer 37 through the air.