By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The Arizona Cardinals had a lackluster performance in their first playoff game under head coach Kliff Kingsbury. The Los Angeles Rams defeated the Cardinals 34-11 at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California.
The Cardinals season came to an end with the loss. With the win, the Rams advance in the playoffs.
Their next opponent is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the Divisional Round. The game will be played on Sunday at 3 pm on FOX.
The two teams played earlier this season in which the Rams won.
Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford went 13 of 17 for 202 yards. He had thrown two touchdown passes.
This was Stafford’s first playoff win in his 13-year career.
Sony Michel had 13 carries for 58 yards. Cooper Krupp had five receptions for 61 yards and a touchdown.
Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray went 19 of 34 for 137 yards. He had thrown two interceptions.
Chase Edmonds had eight carries for 28 yards. Christian Kirk had six receptions for 51 yards.
The Rams scored 13 points, while the Cardinals scored 11 in the second half. Stafford hit Krupp for a seven-yard touchdown reception. Matt Gay also made two field goals.
Cardinals’ James Conner scored on a two-yard rushing touchdown. Murray hit Antoine Wesley for the two-point conversion.
Matt Prater also made a 55-yard field goal.
Los Angeles led 21-0 at halftime. Stafford hit Odell Beckham Jr. for a four-yard touchdown reception.
Stafford scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown. David Long Jr. returned an interception for a three-yard touchdown.
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