Well, that was a little bit better.
After the Arizona Cardinals had been awful in the first half their first two games, a combined 40-0 against the Redskins and Rams, they had a productive first drive and they got some contributions from their defense to take a 14-3 halftime lead.
After the opening kickoff, you saw what the Cardinals and their fans had hoped to see from the team all season.
Sam Bradford had two 30+ yard pass plays, one on third down to Christian Kirk, as David Johnson had a great blitz pickup to give Bradford time.
Then, a couple plays later, Bradford hit a wide open Ricky Seals-Jones for a 35-yard touchdown.
Then, Robert Nkemdiche continues his strong start the season, getting a strip sack of Mitchell Trubisky and setting up the second touchdown of the day, this time a 21-yard touchdown to David Johnson and the Cardinals lead 14-0 in the first quarter.
Offensively, the Cardinals had 96 yards on two of their six first half possessions. Outside of those two drives, the offense has zero yards, including two drives that resulted in -13 yards and -5 yards.
It’s been the Cardinals defense that has won the day though.
The Cardinals offense has found the endzone twice, but has really struggled outside of three plays.
However, all that matters right now, is the Cardinals go into the second half up 14-3.
Let’s see if they can finish it out.