Despite a new defeat, discouragement among Cardinals does not reign

Arizona has reason to be confident, including the fact that it still controls the NFC West with a game ahead of the Rams.

GLENDALE – The Arizona cardinals had their chances to beat Los Angeles Rams Monday night Two heavyweight rivals from West of the National Conference they fought until the last offensive series.

The Rams they eventually came away with a 30-23 victory.

Disappointed is a good way to describe how the Cardinals. Discouraged, it is not.

“Everything is in front of us now,” he said. Kyler murray, quarterback of the Cardinals. “The great thing was the environment you need and want as a competitor. It was a great football game against a great rival. They were victorious last night, but I know the teammates in the locker room will be back for sure.”

The Cardinals (10-3) have reason to be confident. They continue to control the NFC West Division, with a game of advantage over the Rams. The team is relatively healthy, considering that 13 games of the season have already passed. NFL.

But the advantage that Cardinals it came down to a game. The Tampa bay buccaneers Y Green bay packers have the same 10-3 mark, and the Packers they already defeated the Cardinals. The Dallas cowboys Y Rams They are right behind, at 9-4.

“Every game will be crucial from now on. We understand that there will be difficult games,” he said. Kliff kingsbury, head coach of the Cardinals. “So we have to forget about this one. We have six days left before Detroit. We have to be ready. “

The defeat of Arizona against the Rams it can be attributed to two main factors. Murray Despite his great moments, he suffered two costly interceptions. In addition, the defense of the Cardinals had trouble containing the air offensive of the Rams.

“We are frustrated. We are disappointed,” he said. Kingsbury. “But, we will return.”

It works?

The offensive of Arizona won 447-356 in total yards and consistently moved the ball against the Rams, although Aaron Donald, a member of the defensive line of The Angels, he made big plays constantly. Murray threw for 383 yards. AJ Green caught passes for 102 yards. James conner he scored twice on tough plays and has scored at least one touchdown in seven straight games.

What is not working?

The defense of the Cardinals against the pass has been among the best of the NFL this season, but allowed big plays on Monday. Van jefferson He beat his back to the secondary and posted a 52-yard touchdown. Odell Beckham Jr. he scored and ran away for a 40-yard gain. Cooper kupp he made plays all night, with 13 catches for 123 yards and a touchdown.