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Arizona Cardinals vs Los Angeles Rams 2nd half thread

The Cardinals mounted a small come back to keep it close at the half

Los Angeles Rams v Arizona Cardinals Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images

The beginning of the game was exactly what we have not seen from Blaine Gabbert and the Arizona Cardinals

It was a bit of a disaster and by the end of the first quarter the Cardinals had more interceptions than first downs.

Yet, Bruce Arians calmed everyone down by going to... the running game and really making it the priority of the offense.

It worked as the Cardinals had two methodical drives capped by touchdowns from Elijhaa Penny (shouts to AndyStandsUp) and a bullet pass from Gabbert to Larry Fitzgerald.

The Rams answered on the final drive of the first half with another Greg Zuerlein field goal, and the Rams took a 19-13 lead into the half.

Leaders at the Half:

AZ -

Blaine Gabbert - 6/11 68 yards 1TD 2INT
Kerwynn Williams - 11 carries 86 yards
Larry Fitzgerald - 3 catches 21 yards 1TD
Budda Baker - 6 solo tackles
Kareem Martin - 1INT


Jared Goff - 12/20 131yards 1TD 1INT
Todd Gurley II - 8 carries 42 yards
Cooper Kupp - 3 catches 55 yards
Alec Ogletree - 1tackle 1INT 1TD