The Arizona Cardinals they arrived with the need to get the victory to advance to the playoffs, however, they fell 18-7 at the Los Angeles Rams, a team that secured its place in the next round of the NFL.
The game did not start well for the “Cards”, who had to deliver the ball in their first offensive series and where Kyler Murray His foot was injured and did not return until last period.
However, they intercepted John Wolford and began their attack at the opponent’s 14 yard, so two plays later Chris Streveler connected with 11-yard Jonathan Ward for him touchdown.
The Angelina reaction reached the second quarter, where Matt Gay entered the field to make the 29-yard field goal effective and take the shutout off.
Later, it seemed that the house painting was flipping, but Akers fumbled at the two-yard line, though Arizona returned to the field and a hold in the end zone brought the safety to 7-5.
With 30 seconds remaining, the “Cards” were trying to widen the gap, but Streveler was intercepted and Troy Hill he made the 84-yard pick-six, making it 12-7.
Arizona couldn’t turn it around
The team of Sean McVay He had a very long first offense of the second half, but could only finish it with another field goal to increase the difference.
While in the fourth period, Gay reappeared with his third successful kick to put two scores behind.
It was then that Murray, despite his ailments, returned to the field of play and commanded a good attack that went without points because they blocked the field goal to Mike Nugent.
In the end, Arizona no longer had the ability to move the chains and consummated its defeat; while the Rams will prepare to face the Seattle Seahawks in the WildCard round.