Arizona Cardinals Continue to Lead 21-13 After Three
By Scott Allen
The Arizona Cardinals and the Oakland Raiders both moved the ball well on offense in the third quarter to give the Cards a 21-13 lead headed to the fourth quarter
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Both offenses in the Arizona Cardinals-Oakland Raiders game seemed to find a groove at some point. The big difference? The Raiders settled for a field goal when they stalled and the Cards were able to punch in a touchdown.
The Cards answered a Raiders Sebastian Janikowski 53-yard field goal by marching the ball down 80 yards on eight plays. The drive was capped by a Stepfan Taylor 4-yard touchdown run. It was Taylor’s second touchdown of the day. He had a receiving touchdown in the first quarter.
Cards quarterback Carson Palmer is 16-24 for 177 yards so far. He has two touchdown passes and the interception he threw right before halftime. Raiders quarterback Derek Carr.
The Cards started the third quarter without running back Andre Ellington, who had gone to the locker room early before halftime. He did come back in the touchdown drive though and contributed big time. He accounted for 50 yards (34 rushing, 16 receiving), on the drive.
The Raiders punted the ball back to the Cards right before the end of the quarter. Cards ball to start the fourth quarter.