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Cardinals Generating Impressive Balance

Arizona Cardinals v Los Angeles Rams Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

Defensive Stats:

  • Isaiah Simmons —- 30 tackles, 2 pass breakups, 1 interception, 2 forced fumbles, 3 QB pressures
  • Budda Baker —-30 tackles, 2 tackles for loss, 1 pass breakup, 1 fumble recovery
  • Jordan Hicks —- 30 tackles, 1 pass breakup, 1 forced fumble, 1 sack, 3 QB pressures
  • Jalen Thompson —- 27 tackles, 1 tackle for loss, 1 QB pressure
  • Marco Wilson —- 18 tackles, 1 pass breakup, 1 forced fumble
  • Robert Alford —- 17 tackles, 1 pass breakup
  • Byron Murphy —- 13 tackles, 6 pass breakups, 3 interceptions, 1 TD
  • Chandler Jones —- 9 tackles, 5 sacks, 14 QB hits, 1 fumble recovery, 15 QB pressures
  • Markus Golden —- 8 tackles, 2 sacks, 3 QB hits, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery, 12 QB pressures
  • Antonio Hamilton —- 7 tackles, 2 pass breakups
  • J.J. Watt —- 7 tackles, 2 tackles for loss, 3 QB hits, 17 QB pressures
  • Corey Peters —- 6 tackles, 2 tackles for loss, 1 fumble recovery, 2 QB pressures
  • Zaven Collins —- 6 tackles, 2 tackles for loss, 2 pass breakups
  • Michael Dogbe —- 5 tackles, 1 tackle for loss, 1 sack, 1 QB hit
  • Zach Allen —- 5 tackles, 1 fumble recovery, 1 QB hit, 4 QB pressures
  • Devon Kennard —- 4 tackles, 1 tackle for loss, 2 QB pressures, 1 QB hit
  • Rashard Lawrence —- 2 tackles, 1 tackle for loss, 3 QB pressures
  • Leki Fotu —- 1 tackle, 1 QB pressure

Special Teams Stats:

  • Matt Prater —- 3rd in NFL scoring with 38 points, 7/8 FGs, 17/17 XPTS
  • Andy Lee —- 3rd in NFL punting average at 50.4, 2nd in NFL net average at 45.1
  • Rondale Moore —- tied for 5th in NFL punt return average at 10.0
  • Special Teams Tackles:—- Demetrius Harris 3; Darrell Daniels 2, Chris Banjo 1, Zeke Turner 1, Andy Isabella 1, Antonio Hamilton 1

While there is plenty of room for improvements, the balance of the team’s efforts in all three phases is very impressive.

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