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Knowing Your Opponent: Arizona Cardinals

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The Cardinals come to San Francisco this weekend looking to leapfrog the 49ers in the NFC West standings and win a game at Candlestick for the first time since 2008. They bring a stingy opportunistic defense and an offense that has struggled to find consistency led by Carson Palmer. Inside we take an extended look at the 3-2 Cardinals.

Cardinals Statistics Through Week 4 Offense Points per game: 18.2 (#28 in the NFL) Yards per game: 306.2 (#30) Passing Yards (per game): 225.2 (#22) Rushing Yards (per game): 81 (#23) 3rd-Down Conversion Rate: 30 percent (#30) Red Zone Scoring Rate (TDs): 42.86 percent (#28) Defense Points per game: 19 (#10) Yards per game: 343.4 (#15) Passing yards (per game): 264.4 (#19) Rushing Yards (per... Recommended Stories