Here are the Cardinals' inactives for today's game against the Bills:
QB Brian St. Pierre
FB Tim Castille
T Elliot Vallejo
T Brandon Keith
DT Alan Branch
TE Jerame Tuman
DE Bertrand Berry
WR Anquan Boldin
Arizona wins coin toss, elects to defer.
Neil Rackers' bouncing kickoff taken by Leodis McKelvin inside the 10-yard line, returns 17 yards to the 25-yard line. Trent Edwards completes square-in to Robert Royal for three yards on first down, then finds Fred Jackson on screen right for two yards. On third-and-five at the 30-yard line Adrian Wilson comes untouched off the left side and crunches Edwards, who just barely gets the ball off to James Hardy for 13 yards to the 43 and a first down. Edwards injured on the play, eventually walks off with assistance from medical staff. J.P. Losman replaces Edwards, first and 10 at the 43. Marshawn Lynch runs up the middle for two yards, then Antonio Smith disrupts handoff exchange from Losman to Lynch, recovers the ball at the 38.
First-and-10 at the 38 for Cards, just over 12 minutes remaining in the first quarter. Kurt Warner complete to Edgerrin James for 12 yards to the 26 and a first down. Warner pressured, passes incomplete. On second-and-10 at the 26, James on delay runs right for 13 to the 13-yard line. Offsides on Buffalo declined. On first-and-10 at the 13, James runs left for one yard, then Warner hits Larry Fitzgerald on quick slant right for 10 yards and a first down at the three, clock ticking with 10:20 to play in the opening period. Warner passes to wide-open Fitzgerald in right corner for a touchdown. Rackers' extra point is good, Cards take 7-0 lead with 9:52 to play in the quarter. Buffalo offsides on the conversion, penalty will be assessed on the kickoff. Drive was six plays, 38 yards, 2:31 time of possession.
Rackers' kickoff taken by McKelvin five yards deep in end zone, breaks up the middle and tackled by Rackers at the 20-yard line, a 26-yard return. Buffalo first-and-10 at the 20, 9:48 on the scoreboard clock. Losman intended for Josh Reed left incomplete on first down, then passes in right flat to Lynch, tackled by Eric Green after gain of three yards. On third-and-seven at the 23 Losman finds Hardy open over the middle for 17 and a first down at the 40. Lynch carries right for seven, then Bills called for delay of game, and the five-yard penalty pushes the ball back to the 42. On second-and-eight Lynch runs up the middle for five yards, then on third-and-three from the 47, Losman scrambles left, ran down and sacked by Travis LaBoy for loss of two. Brian Moorman's 55-yard punt goes into the end zone for a touchback.
Arizona takes over first-and-10 at its 20, 5:55 left in the first quarter. James carries left for two yards, then Warner complete to Leonard Pope for four yards. On third-and-four from the 26, Warner complete to Early Doucet in right flat for nine yards and a first down at the 35-yard line, 4:44 left in the quarter. James hits the left side of the line for no gain, then Warner complete to Steve Breaston on slant for 11 yards and a first down at the 46. On first down, Warner rolls right, finds Breaston for six yards, then passes incomplete to Doucet along right sideline. Now third-and-four at the 48, Warner comes right back to Doucet over the middle for eight yards and a first down at the 40. James bottled up running right for no gain, then Tim Hightower gains two to the 37. Third-and-seven, Warner complete to Breaston in seam on right side for 11 yards and a first down at the 26. J.J. Arrington runs left for no gain. First quarter comes to a close.
Second quarter begins with Arizona second-and-10 at the 26. Warner again with time, passes complete to Fitzgerald left side for nine. Third-and-one at the 17, Hightower carries left, breaks into the open for 17-yard touchdown run. Rackers' extra point is good, Cards increase lead to 14-0, 14:15 left in the first half. Scoring drive was 14 plays, 80 yards, 6:40 time of possession.
Rackers' kickoff taken by McKelvin at the goal line, returns 17 yards. First-and-10 at the 17, 14:08 left in the first half. Lynch carries left for no gain, then Buffalo called for false start. Now second-and-16 at the 11, Lynch again on the carry, this time for one yard. Third-and-14 at the 13 now, , Losman evades the rush, launches ball deep right as wide-open Lee Evans runs under the pass for 87 yards and a touchdown. Rian Lindell's extra point it good, Bills get on scoreboard, now 14-7 Cards with 12:09 left in the first half. Drive was three plays, 83 yards, 2:06 time of possession.
Arrington takes Lindell's kickoff three yards deep, returns 25 yards to the 22. Cardinals take over first-and-10 at their 23, 12:04 to play in the second period. Warner quick toss left to Fitzgerald on slant, who reverses field for gain of 11 to the 33. Warner's pass intended for Jerheme Urban nearly intercepted. Second-and-10 at the 33, Warner dumps ball middle to James for nine yards. On third-and-one at the 42, Hightower takes pitch, avoids defender, runs for six yards and a first down at the 48. Warner complete to Doucet along left sideline for six yards, then James runs right, but Bills called for offsides, result is five-yard penalty and Card first down at the 41. Warner's pass for Fitzgerald incomplete, then James takes delay handoff and runs middle for four, and on third-and-six, Warner passes middle to Hightower for seven yards and a first down at the 30, clock ticking with 8:10 to play in the first half. James again on a delay, this time hits the line and breaks free for gain of 15 to the 14-yard line. Warner complete to Ben Patrick for 10 yards and a first down. Now first-and-goal from the four, Warner finds Breaston on crossing route for three yards, and on second-and-goal James runs right up the middle for the touchdown. Rackers adds the extra point, Cards extend lead to 21-7, 5:51 to play in the first half. Scoring drive was 12 plays, 78 yards, 6:18 time of possession.
Rackers' kickoff taken by McKelvin at the five, returns to the 37. Losman passes laterally right to Lynch, pushed out by Rod Hood for gain of one. On second-and-nine Lynch tries the middle but finds just three yards. On third-and-six at the 41 Losman complete to Reed on slant goes for 19 yards to the 40. On first down, Fred Jackson runs for 11 and a first down at the 29-yard line, and then Evans on-end around turns the corner and gains 22. Now first-and-goal at the seven, Lynch runs left for four yards at the two-minute warning. On second-and goal from the three, Lynch nailed at the line of scrimmage by Darnell Dockett for gain of one. Cards call first timeout with 1:49 left in the half. Third-and-goal at the two, Losman on quarterback draw shoots right up the middle for the touchdown. Lindell's extra point is good, Buffalo inches back to with 21-14 with 1:46 remaining. Scoring drive was eight plays, 63 yards, 4:05 time of possession.
Lindell's kickoff is high and short, fair catch by Calais Campbell at the 27. Cards first-and-10, Warner complete to Doucet left for six yards, then connects with Fitzgerald over the middle for six yards and a first down at the 39. Cards take second timeout with 1:15 remaining in the half. Warner check-down pass complete to Arrington for four yards, then Warner runs left for 11 yards and a first down at the 46. With clock running, Warner spikes the ball to stop the clock with 50 seconds left. On second-and-10 at the 46, Warner complete to Fitzgerald for 12 yards to the 34, then passes to Urban for no gain. On second down, Arrington runs up the middle for five yards, Cards call third and final timeout with five seconds remaining. Rackers' field goal from 47 yards is good, Cards increase lead to 24-14 at halftime. Scoring drive was nine plays, 44 yards, 1:46 time of possession.
Arizona deferred to receive the second-half kickoff. Arrington takes Lindell's kickoff at the goal line, returns 22 yards. First-and-10 at the 22, James stopped for loss of one. Warner then passes complete to Doucet in right flat for gain of five, and on third-and-six at the 26 Warner complete to Ben Patrick for one, short of a first down. Dirk Johnson on to punt, Jackson fields the 51-yard punt at the 22, returns 22 yards to the 44.
Buffalo now first-and-10 at its 44, 12:38 to play in the third quarter. Lynch starts up the middle, bounces outside right and goes for 22 yards. First-and-10 at the 34. Lynch tries to carry wide left, nailed by Karlos Dansby for one-yard loss. Second-and-11 at the 35, Losman sacked by Dockett but Cards called for neutral zone infraction. Result is second-and-six at the 30. Lynch on a draw gains one. On third-and-four at the 28, 10:30 to play in the quarter, Lynch runs right and stopped for loss of one. Fourth-and-six at the 40, Lindell's 48-yard field goal is good. Buffalo cuts deficit to 24-17, 9:35 left in the period. Scoring drive was five plays, 26 yards, 3:03 time of possession.
Arrington takes the kickoff at the one-yard line, returns 21 yards. Cardinals first-and-10 at their 22, 9:29 on the clock. Warner complete to Breaston over the middle for 18 yards to the 40. Cards now in no-huddle. Warner again to Breaston, this time along right sideline for 16 yards to the 44. James on sweep left brought down from behind, loses three. On second-and-13 the 47, Warner's pass deflected at the line of scrimmage and falls incomplete. Third-and-13, 7:31 on the clock, Warner complete to Arrington middle good for 13 yards and a first down at the 34. James tripped up in the backfield, no gain. On second down Warner fakes handoff, passes to Hightower for gain of one, and then on third-and-eight from the 32, Arrington on the draw up the middle scoots for 14 yards and a first down at the 19. Warner' first-down pass for Fitzgerald broken up, then he finds Arrington in the left flat for a gain of eight to the 11-yard line. Cards call first timeout of the half with 4:04 to play in the quarter. On third-and-two at the 11, Warner pitches right to Arrington for no gain. Fourth-and-one at the 10, Rackers' 28-yard field goal is good, but Buffalo called for offsides. Result is a Card first down at the five-yard line. James starts right, jumps back toward the middle and gains three to the two. On second-and-goal, Warner trips dropping back to pass, but somehow gets the pass off falling down, complete to diving Fitzgerald in the end zone for the touchdown. Rackers adds the extra point and Cards take 31-17 lead with 2:33 left in the third quarter. Scoring drive was 13 plays, 78 yard, 7:02 time of possession.
Rackers kickoff high and left, taken by Jackson at the 21 and returned 12 yards to the 34. Losman passes complete to Royal, wrapped up by Gerald Hayes but while trying to stick ball out for additional yardage loses the handle, recovered by Dockett at the 31 and returned 13 yards to the 28.
Cardinals now first-and-10 at the 28, 2:13 to play in the quarter. Warner passes short right to Urban for three yards on first down, but Cards called for illegal formation. Second-and-12 at the 30, James gains three yards up the middle. On third-and-nine, Warner complete to Urban for seven as the third quarter ends.
Fourth quarter begins with Arizona fourth-and-three at the 20. Rackers on for a 38-yard field goal. Kick hits the left upright and bounces through as Cardinals extend lead to 34-17. Scoring drive was four plays, eight yards, 2:18 time of possession.
Rackers' kickoff taken by McKelvin five yards deep in end zone, returns 26 yards to the 21. Buffalo now first-and-10 at its 21, 14:48 remaining in the game. Losman complete left sideline to Lynch for six yards, then complete to Lynch under pressure. But Buffalo called for holding, result is second-and-14 at the 17. Losman sacked from behind by Gabe Watson, ball comes loose and eventually recovered by Card linebacker Hayes at the 19-yard line.
Arizona first-and-10 at the 19, Cards called for false start. Now first-and-15 at the 24, 13:32 left to play, James takes delay and goes for three yards to the 21. Warner passes incomplete to Fitzgerald on second down, and then on third-and-12 from the 21 Warner passes complete to sliding Breaston for 11 yards to the 10-yard line. Fourth-and-one at the 10, Cards line up to go for first down, but call second timeout of the half at the 12:05 mark of the fourth quarter. On fourth down, Hightower knifes over left guard for three and the first down at the seven-yard line. On first-and-goal Hightower takes hand off running right for five yards, then on second down runs right into the end zone. Rackers adds the extra point and Cards now lead 41-17 with 10:35 to play. Scoring drive was six plays, 19 yards, 2:57 time of possession.
Rackers' kick taken by McKelvin at his four, demolished by Ali Highsmith at the 20 for a 16-yard return. On first down, Losman sacked by Dansby and Hayes for loss of five, then on second-and-15 Losman sacked on blind-side hit by Clark Haggans for loss of 12 to the three-yard line. Now third-and-27, Cards called for neutral zone infraction, five-yard penalty makes it third-and-22 at the eight. Losman complete to Evans near right sideline for 13 yards. On fourth-and-nine at the 21, Moorman's punt rolls out of bounds at the 41, a 38-yard punt.
Cardinals take over first-and-10 at their 41, 8:20 remaining in the game. James runs right for four yards, then finds two more going left. Buffalo takes its first timeout of the second half at the 7:29 mark. On third-and-four from the 27, Warner passes incomplete left. Johnson's 39-yard punt taken by Jackson at the 15, returns 12 yards.
Buffalo first-and-10 at the 26, clock ticking with less than seven minutes left. Losman passes left to Reed for 11 yards, then passes incomplete to Evans. Second-and-10 at the 37, Losman passes left for Evans, intercepted by Eric Green at the50.
Cardinals take over first-and-10 at the 50, 6:30 to play. James runs for three yards, and Hightower carries right for one more. Buffalo calls second timeout of the half with 5:43 remaining. Cards now third-and-six at the 46, Warner finds Doucet over the middle for eight yards and a first down at the 38. James runs for three yards up the middle, 4:30 and counting remaining, and on second down is hit as he takes the handoff and stopped for no gain. Buffalo takes its third and final timeout of the half. On third-and-seven at the 35, James takes delay from Warner for five yards to the 30. Now fourth-and-two at the 30, 3:38 to play, James stopped for loss of one and Buffalo takes over on downs at the 31.
Buffalo first-and-10 at their 31, 3:24 left to play. Jackson carries right for five yards, then Losman complete to Reed along right sideline for seven yards and a first down at the 43 with 2:48 remaining. Losman passes deep left for Evans incomplete on first down, then short pass to Jackson good for 10 yards to the Card 47-yard line. Losman complete to Reed short middle for eight yards at the two-minute warning. Second-and-10 at the 39. Losman complete to Steve Johnson over the middle for eight, then complete to Jackson for 20 yards to the 11-yard line with 1:22 left. On first down, Losman sacked by LaBoy for loss of 10 yards, now less than one minute left to play. Second and 20 at the 21, Losman throws ball away deep right, 40 seconds left in the game. Third-and-20, Losman complete short middle to Hardy for five yards, and on fourth-and-15, Losman pass in end zone incomplete.
Cards take over on downs at the 17, six seconds to play. Warner takes a knee, time expires.
Final score: Arizona 41, Buffalo 17.