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Preview: Houston Texans (1-5) at Arizona Cardinals (6-0)

SUNDAY, OCT. 24, 2021 // 4:25 PM ET // STATE FARM STADIUM // REFEREE: LAND CLARK

ON THE AIRWAVES

TV: CBS (4:25 PM ET): Greg Gumbel, Adam Archuleta, AJ Ross (field reporter)
SIRIUS: 134 (Hou.), 85 (Az.) | XM: 384 (Hou.), 226 (Az.) | SXM App: 812 (Hou.), 800 (Az.)

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Series tied, 2-2
STREAKS: Cardinals have won 2 of past 3
LAST GAME: 11/19/17: Cardinals 21 at Texans 31
LAST GAME AT SITE: 11/10/13: Cardinals 27, Texans 24

HOUSTON TEXANS   Leaders    ARIZONA CARDINALS

L 31-3 at Indianapolis LAST WEEK W 37-14 at Cleveland
David Culley: 0-0 COACH VS. OPP. Kliff Kingsbury: 0-0
15.3/28.7 PTS. FOR/AGAINST 32.3/18.2
294.3 OFFENSE 403.0
Davis Mills (R): 88-139-912-5-7-73.2 PASSING Kyler Murray: 144-195-1,741-14-4-116.2
Mark Ingram: 86-285-3.3-1 RUSHING Chase Edmonds: 53-316-6.0-0
Brandin Cooks: 40-481-12.0-1 RECEIVING DeAndre Hopkins: 26-367-14.1-6
391.2 DEFENSE 342.8
Jonathan Greenard: 4 SACKS Chandler Jones: 5
Lonnie Johnson, Justin Reid: 2 INTs Byron Murphy: 3
-3 (8/11) TAKE/GIVE +8 (13/5)
Cameron Johnston: 45.0 (41.3) PUNTING (NET) Andy Lee: 50.6 (44.1)
Joey Slye: 19 (7/8 PAT; 4/5 FG) KICKING Matt Prater 56 (23/23 PAT; 11/14 FG)

 

TEXANS NOTES

• QB DAVIS MILLS (rookie) completed 29 of 43 passes (67.4 pct.) for 243 yards last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 225+ pass yards & 65+ comp. pct. Ranks 2nd among rookies with 63.3 comp. pct. this season. QB TYROD TAYLOR rushed for 76 yards & TD in only career start vs. Az. (9/25/16 w/ Buf.).

• RB MARK INGRAM led team with 73 rush yards last week. Has 291 scrimmage yards (97 per game) in 3 career games vs. Az. Aims for his 4th in row vs. Az. with 75+ scrimmage yards. Leads all active players in rush yards (7,609) & ranks 2nd in rush TDs (63). RB DAVID JOHNSON totaled 5,347 scrimmage yards (3,128 rush, 2,219 rec.) & 48 TDs (33 rush, 15 rec.) in 5 seasons with Az. (2015-19). RB PHILLIP LINDSAY had season-high 54 scrimmage yards (39 rush, 15 rec.) in Week 6. Rushed for 90 yards & TD in only career game vs. Az. (10/18/18 w/ Den.).

• WR BRANDIN COOKS led team with 9 catches for 89 yards last week. Has 5+ catches in 5 of 6 games this season. Aims for his 7th in row on road with 5+ catches. Rookie WR NICO COLLINS had season-high 44 rec. yards in Week 6.

• LB ZACH CUNNINGHAM has 7+ tackles in 9 of his past 10 on road. LB CHRISTIAN KIRKSEY had TFL in Week 6. Has TFL in 2 of 3 road games this season. Aims for 3rd in row vs. NFC West with 0.5+ sacks. LB KAMU GRUGIER-HILL led team with 7 tackles last week. Has 7+ tackles in 3 of his past 4. Has 4 TFL in his past 3 on road. DE JONATHAN GREENARD had career-high 2 sacks last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 2+ TFL & sack.

 

CARDINALS NOTES

• QB KYLER MURRAY passed for 4 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 129 rating in Week 6, his 2nd-career game with 4 TD passes (Week 1). Is 1 of 2 QBs (DAK PRESCOTT) with 5 games of 100+ rating in 2021. Has 2,909 pass yards (290.9 per game) & 29 TDs (20 pass, 9 rush) in his past 10 home starts. Has 19 TDs (13 pass, 6 rush) & 107.5 rating in 7 career starts vs. AFC.

• RB JAMES CONNER rushed for 71 yards last week. Has 5 rush TDs in his past 4. Had 149 scrimmage yards (109 rush, 40 rec.) & rush TD in his last game vs. Hou. (9/27/20 w/ Pit.). RB CHASE EDMONDS has 50+ scrimmage yards in 5 of 6 games in 2021. Ranks 4th among RBs with 26 catches this season.

• WR DEANDRE HOPKINS had 12th-career game with 2+ rec. TDs (2) in Week 6. Has rec. TD in 5 of his past 6 at home. Spent 7 seasons (2013-19) with Hou. & ranks 2nd in franchise history in receptions (632), rec. yards (8,602) & rec. TDs (54). WR A.J. GREEN led team with 79 rec. yards & had 3rd rec. TD of season last week. Has 5+ catches in 4 of his 5 career games vs. Hou.

• DE J.J. WATT had 1st sack of season & 26th-career FF last week. Spent 10 seasons (2011-20) with Hou. & is franchise leader in sacks (101) & TFL (172). Watt (102 sacks) & LB CHANDLER JONES (102) are only active pair of teammates with 100+ sacks each. LB MARKUS GOLDEN had 5th-career game with 2+ sacks (2) & 10th-career FF last week. Has 3 FFs in his past 5. LB JORDAN HICKS had career-high 2 sacks in Week 6. S BUDDA BAKER had 12 tackles, sack, 2 FFs, 2 PD & FR in last meeting.

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