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Arizona Cardinals at Kansas City Chiefs second half gamethread

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The Arizona Cardinals are trailing the Kansas City Chiefs 20-7 at the half.

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That was about what we could expect based on the stats coming into the game.

The Chiefs had five first half possessions, they scored on four of them, and the fact the Arizona Cardinals held them to two field goals to go along with two touchdowns felt like a win.

The Cardinals forced one punt in the half and now they trail 20-7 at the half.

The Cardinals offensive line is just being overwhelmed by an average Chiefs defense in pass protection. However, the Cardinals seemed to be doing a pretty nice job running the football, so seeing them not stick with the run as much is not surprising based on the score, but is surprising based on the success.

Josh Rosen is 6-12 for 79 yards and one touchdown, while David Johnson has 10 carries for 40 yards and three receptions for 44 yards and the lone Arizona Cardinals touchdown.

The biggest news in this game for the Cardinals is that through the first half, Larry Fitzgerald is without a catch.

Which would be the first in... forever. Let’s hope they get that out of the way early and then ride David Johnson the second half to limit the Chiefs possessions.