The Cardinals take on the Washington Redskins Sunday afternoon at Fed Ex Field. Check back for quarterly summaries throughout the game.
QB Brian St. Pierre (3rd QB)
RB J.J. Arrington
SS Oliver Celestin
T Brandon Keith
WR Early Doucet
TE Jerame Tuman
LB Ali Highsmith
DT Gabe Watson
Cardinals win toss, defer to second half.
Neil Rackers' kickoff squibbed down the middle, returned by Mike Sellers 17 yards to the23. On first down, Jason Campbell passes to Chris Cooley right side for four yards, then Clinton Portis runs left for three yards. On third-and-two at the 47, Redskins whistled for false start, now third-and-eight at the 42. Sellers throws complete to Portis for 10 yards and a first down at the Arizona 48. Cooley takes screen right for six yards, then Sellers passes left to Santana Moss, who breaks a tackle and turns upfield for a gain of 10 to the Card 32-yard line. Campbell back to pass, finds no one open, runs up middle for 16 yards and a first down at the 16, under 11 minutes left in the first quarter. Portis runs left for three yards, and Campbell finds Antwaan Randle El short middle for five yards. Now third-and-one at the seven, Portis runs middle for two yards and a first down. Card defensive end Bertrand Berry injured, time out called. On first-and-goal at the five, 9:30 to play in the opening period, Campbell slides in the pocket for time, passes right to Todd Yoder for two. Portis takes handoff, runs straight up the middle for three yards and a touchdown. Shaun Suisham kicks the PAT, Redskins take 7-0 lead with 8:28 left in the first period. Drive was 11 plays, 60 yards, 6:32 time of possession.
Suisham's kickoff short, fallen on by Steve Breaston at the 26. Cardinals first possession of the game begins at their own 26, 8:28 left in the first quarter. Edgerrin James takes the handoff running left for six yards, and on second down James up the middle for six yards and a first down at the 37. James again, this time finds five yards on the right side. Second-and-five at the 42, Kurt Warner passes complete to Larry Fitzgerald near the left sideline for eight yards and a first down. James again gashes the middle for eight yards to the 42, then is stopped for no gain. Third-and-two at the 42, 5:00 on the clock, Tim Hightower takes pitch right but is short of first-down yardage. Fourth-and-one at the 42, Cards whistled for delay of game. Fourth-and-six now, Dirk Johnson on to punt, ball goes into the end zone for a touchback.
Washington's second possession of the game begins at its 20, 3:37 remaining in the opening quarter. Portis runs right, stopped for no gain. Ladell Betts takes draw left for three yards, and on third-and-six at the 23, Campbell passes over the middle to Randle El for 15 yards and a first down at the 38. First-and-10, both teams called for pass interference, replay the down. First and 10 at the 38, Campbell to Moss for seven, Redskin player injured, 3:02 left in the quarter. On second down, Betts runs left, measurement confirms first down at the 48. Campbell play-fake, sacked by Karlos Dansby and Gerald Hayes for loss of 11. Second-and-22 at the 36, Campbell passes left, broken up by Eric Green. Now third-and-22, Campbell tries screen left but incomplete. On fourth down, Durant Brooks punts 35 yards, fair catch by Breaston a the 29.
Cards first-and-10 at the29, three seconds left in the first quarter. Warner complete to James in left flat, James loses the ball, recovered by Carlos Rogers at the 34 as first quarter ends.
Redskins first-and-10 at the Card 34-yard line. Campbell complete to Devin Thomas, offensive pass interference called. Now first and 20 at the 44. Campbell connects with Moss short over the middle for 12 yards, then Portis runs for two yards. Third-and-six now, Campbell's pass broken up by Card Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie. Suisham attempts 48-yard field goal, kick is good and Washington extends lead to 10-0 with 13:08 left in the first half. Drive was four plays, four yards, 1:52 time of possession.
Breaston takes kickoff six yards in end zone, returns to 18. James runs for seven yards left side, then Warner complete to Fitzgerald over the middle for five yards and a first down at the 30. Warner's pass right to Fitzgerald nearly picked off by Rogers. On second-and-10, Warner sacked by Kedric Golston for loss of seven. Now third-and-17 at the 23, Warner complete to Hightower but short of first-down yardage, good for 14 yards. Johnson's punt of 40 yards taken by Randle El at the 23, returns six yards to the 29.
Redskins ball, first-and-10 at the 29, 10:11 left in the first half. Campbell passes incomplete on first down, pressure by Card Antonio Smith. Portis sweep left goes for three yards, and on third-and-8 at the 32, Campbell's pass intended for Moss over the middle short and incomplete. Brooks' 46-yard punt taken by Breaston at the 23, returns nine yards to the 32. But Cards called for holding, result is 10-yard penalty.
Cards possession begins at their own 16, 9:03 remaining in the quarter. James up the middle for three yards, then takes short pass from Warner in left flat and runs for 10 yards and a first down at the 29. Hightower runs left, cuts outside for 10 yards and a first down at the 39. Cards called for holding, 10-yard penalty makes it first-and-20 at the 29. Warner with time, complete over the middle to Fitzgerald for 18 yards to the 47. Second-and-two, Warner passes incomplete left. Third-and-two at the 47, 5:43 left in the first half, Warner quick pass left to Hightower, who runs for six yards and a first down at the Washington 47. Cards call first timeout with 5:05 on the clock. James takes inside handoff, runs for 12 to the Redskin 35-yard line. Warner intended for Anquan Boldin left too high incomplete. Second-and-10, Warner lateral pass right to Fitzgerald for no gain. Now third-and-10, Warner incomplete to Fitzgerald. Redskins, however, called for pass interference. Result is Arizona first and 10 at the 22, 3:37 to play. Warner lateral pass left to Jerheme Urban, who passes back right to Hightower for gain of 18. Cards call second time out at the 2:47 mark. First-and-goal at the four, Warner complete to Boldin on quick slant for the touchdown. Rackers adds the extra point, Cards close to within 10-7 with 2:43 to play in the first half. Drive was 11 plays, 84 yards, 6:20 time of possession.
Rackers' kickoff taken by Rock Cartwright at the 11, returns 17 yards to the 28. Redskins begin first and 10, 2:38 on the clock. Portis toss left, gains seven on first down, then again on the carry, this time up the middle for two yards at the two-minute warning. On third-and-one, Portis up the middle short of a first down by two feet. Fourth-and-one, Redskins let clock run down, take timeout with 1:26 left in the half. Brooks punts 56 yards, taken by Breaston at the seven-yard line. Cards called for block in the back, result is first down at the four.
Cards first-and-10 at the four, 1:14 left in the half. James up the middle for three yards, Redskins use second timeout with 1:06 left. On second-and-seven, James starts left, cuts back for three yards and Redskins take final timeout with 1:01 to play. Third-and-four, Hightower up the middle for six and a first down at the 16. Warner complete slant to Fitzgerald for six yards, 20 seconds left. Warner's pass incomplete, then on third-and-four, six seconds left, Warner passes incomplete as first half ends.
Cards deferred to second half, will receive. Breaston takes kickoff two yards deep, returns 21 yards to the 19. First-and-10, James up the middle for two, then passes incomplete to Fitzgerald. On third-and-eight at the 22, Warner dumps ball off to Boldin over the middle for 14 yards, and coupled with a roughing penalty on Washington, result is first-and-10 at the 49. James up the middle again, this time for eight yards to the Redskins 42, on second down James starts up the middle, cuts left and goes for six yards and a first down. James again for three yards, Cards in no-huddle now, Warner under pressure and throws incomplete. Injury timeout for Washington player with 12:11 left in the third quarter. Third-and-seven at the 32, Washington called for offsides. Five-yard penalty results in third-and-two at the 27. Warner's pass to Boldin deflected by Shawn Springs, Boldin plucks ball out of air for seven yards and a first down at the 20-yard line. James runs for one yard, then Warner's pass to Fitzgerald in the end zone falls incomplete, deflected by LaRon Landry. Now third-and-nine at the 19, 10:52 left in the third quarter, Warner complete to Fitzgerald over the middle enough for a first down at the 10-yard line. Hightower up the middle for one yard, and Warner's pass deflected on second down. Cards called for illegal formation, penalty declined. Now third-and-goal at the nine, Warner incomplete right flat to Hightower. Rackers' field goal from 26 yards is good, Cards tie game at 10-10, 9:20 remaining in the third quarter. Drive was 15 plays, 72 yards, 5:40 time of possession.
Rackers' kickoff six yards into end zone for touchback. Washington possession first-and-10 at the 20, 9:20 on the third-quarter clock. Portis sweep left goes for four yards, then is bottled up going up the middle for no gain. Third-and-six at the 24, Campbell complete to Cooley over the middle for seven yards and a first down at the 31. Campbell on play-fake, rolls right and passes to Cooley for two yards. Second-and-eight, Devin Thomas on inside handoff around left side good for 16 yards to the 49. Campbell passes to Portis near left sideline for nine yards, and Betts runs right for nine yards and a first down at the Cardinal 33-yard line. Randle El takes handoff going right, passes complete to Cooley for 11 yards to the 22. Campbell passes quick left slant to Moss goes for four yards, then on second-and-sic at the 18, Cooley takes screen left and runs for 15 yards to the three. Washington calls first timeout of the second half with 3:21 left in the third quarter. On first-and-goal at the two, Campbell complete to Yoder in the end zone for the score. Suisham adds the extra point, Washington takes 17-10 lead with 3:16 on the clock. Drive was 11 plays, 80 yards, 6:04 time of possession.
Suisham's kickoff taken by Breaston one yard in the end zone, returns to the 28-yard line. Cards called for holding, 10-yard penalty results in first-and-10 at the 15. Warner quick toss to Ben Patrick over the middle, runs for 19 yards to the 34. Warner play-action, rolls right, complete to Tim Castille for four yards. On second-and-six at the 38, Warner complete deep over the middle to Fitzgerald for 62-yard touchdown. Rackers adds the extra point, Arizona ties game at 17-17, 1:53 left in the quarter. Drive was three plays, 85 yards, 1:23 time of possession.
Rackers kickoff one yard deep, Cartwright returns to the 19-yard line. Campbell passes deep left sideline to Moss incomplete. On second down, Campbell complete to Thomas right for seven, and on third-and-three Campbell scrambles up the middle for 13 and a first down at the 39. Campbell incomplete to Cooley right, then complete to Randle El on crossing route for three yards as the third quarter closes.
Fourth quarter begins with Washington third-and-seven at its 41. Campbell complete to Sellers right, short of first down yardage for gain of four. On fourth-and-three, Brooks' 36-yard punt fair caught by Breaston at the 19.
Cards take over first-and-10 at their 19-yard line, 14:21 left in the game. James on the delay loses three yards, then Warner complete right to Antrel Rolle for eight yards. Washington called for offsides, now second-and-eight at the 21. Warner passes deep middle to Breaston, ball batted in the air, intercepted by Rogers, returns 42 yards to the Cardinal 15.
Washington first and 10 at the 15, Portis stopped by Hayes for loss of two. On second-and-12, Moss takes pass in right flat, runs 17 yards to the end zone. Suisham adds the extra point and Washington takes 24-17 lead with 12:10 left. Drive was two plays, 15 yards, 48 seconds time of possession.
Breaston takes the kickoff at the five-yard line, returns to the 39. James takes the handoff, bounces outside left for 16 yards to the Redskin 45. First-and-10 at the 45, Hightower up the middle for five yards, then Warner sacked for loss of six. Now third-and-11 at the 40, Warner incomplete deep to Breaston. Johnson punts into end zone for touchback.
Washington takes over first-and-10 at its 20, 9:55 left to play. Portis runs wide left for four yards, then Portis again on the carry goes up the middle for eight yards and a first down at the 32. Campbell rolls right, finds Thomas wide open deep right sideline for touchdown. However, Redskins called for personal foul, play negated. Result is 15-yard penalty and first-and-25 at the 23. Campbell complete to Moss for six, then finds Moss open on right sideline for 26 yards. Sellers runs up the middle for three yards to the 46, and Betts gets two up the middle. Cards called for offsides, five-yard penalty and repeat of the down. Second-and-two now at the 49, Betts on toss left runs for seven yards and another first down with the clock ticking and 5:50 to play. First-and-10 at the 42, Portis runs for seven, then again on second down goes for four yards and a first down. Clock running with 4:30 left. Campbell incomplete to Sellers, clock stops with 4:22 remaining. On second-and-10 at the 31, Portis on the delay gains two yards. Third-and-eight at the 29, Campbell falls down taking the center exchange for loss of five. Cards take timeout with 3:35 to play. On fourth-and-nine at the Cardinal 34, Suisham's 52-yard field goal sails wide left.
Cards take over at spot of field goal try, own 42-yard line, 3:24 to play. James runs right for six, less than three minutes to play. Warner's pass batted down at line of scrimmage. Now third-and-four at the 48, Warner throws incomplete. Johnson's punt fair caught by Randle El at the 16, a 36-yard punt.
Washington takes over first-and-10 at its 16, 2:33 left in the game. Portis runs up the middle for three yards, Cards take second timeout with 2:27 remaining. On second down, Portis picks up nine yards running left and a first down at the 28. Cards take timeout with 2:10 to play. Portis up the middle for three yards at the two-minute warning. On second-and-seven at the 31 Campbell play-action, passes to wide-open Cooley in left flat, runs for 26 yards to the Card 43. Just over one minute left to play. Redskins kneel-down on first down, another kneel on second and clocks runs out.
Final score: Washington 24, Arizona 17