Two teams came into Week six with struggles. The Jets came in with turnover issues from their Quarterback. The Cardinals came in with their inability to be consistent on offense. Neither seem to fix their issues, but the Cardinals managed to overcome their issues.
The Cardinals were called for nine penalties for a total of 64 yards. A few of those came on their third quarter scoring drive that was plagued by penalties on both sides of the ball.
David Johnson is the real deal. Was that in question? The offense ran through Johnson and he rewarded the team scoring three times. That was the first time a Jets defense has given up three touchdowns or more, since Lesean McCoy did it five years ago.
The Defense was a brick wall for much of the game. A long drive in the second quarter made it a 7-3 game, but it was all Arizona from there.
The Special Teams units have gotten better in recent weeks. No missed assignments on punt coverage, and solid punts to follow that are what this team has been missing in recent weeks. Chandler Catanzaro did not give up a return, as all five of his kicks were touchbacks.
JJ Nelson and John Brown were more involved in this game, and it showed.
John Wetzel and Earl Watford were excellent in their play. Wetzel and Watford were key in the Cardinals success against the third ranked run defense.
The Cardinals are now sitting at .500 and 3-3 on the season. They follow this week up with a Sunday night game against the Seattle Seahawks, and a Sunday morning game against a struggling Carolina Panthers.