There seems little doubt that Matt Leinart will be the club's starting quarterback in 2008, although…
Saints Ground Cards
--This was Kurt Warner's first career loss to the Saints as a starter, dropping his record to 3-1.
--WR Larry Fitzgerald has caught a touchdown pass in five straight games.
--With three touchdowns today, Warner extended his streak of games with two or more touchdowns to six.
--With his 84 yards rushing, running back Edgerrin James has gone over 1,000 yards on the ground for the seventh time in his nine years as a pro, including five straight.
--WR Anquan Boldin, who averages 79 yards receiving per game in his career, eclipsed that number for just the third time this season and for the first time since week thre by hauling in six passes for 83 yards.
--By recording a sack today, the Cardinals kept their streak alive of recording at least one sack in every game this season. LB Gerald Hayes recorded his fourth sack of the season.
Saints News and Notes
--WR Marques Colston surpassed 1,000 yards receiving for the second consecutive season, becoming only the third Saint to accomplish that feat.
--With eight more catches, Colston is now only eight shy of setting a new team record for receptions in a season.
--After scoring his ninth touchdown of the year, Colston needs three more to capture the Saints single-season touchdown receptions record.
--After throwing two touchdown passes against the Cardinals, Drew Brees needs only three more to break the Saints single-season record, held by Aaron Brooks (27). Brees achieved a quarterback rating of over 100 for the 12th time in 30 games as a Saint. The Saints are 9-3 when Brees has a quarterback rating of 100 or more.
--With his 95 rushing yards, RB Aaron Stecker now has 395 on the season, a new career-high.
--Since Sean Peyton took over as head coach in New Orleans, the Saints are 11-5 on the road, the fifth best mark in the league in that span.
--By allowing just one sack, the Saints continue to lead the league this season, having only allowed 12 sacks. The fewest sacks a Saints team has given up in a season is 15 (1992).
--With today's win, the Saints improve to 6-1 on the season when leading at halftime.
- The Saints improve their all-time record against the Cardinals to 13-12. New Orleans is 7-3 against the Cardinals since they moved to Arizona.
Brad Vipperman is a reporter for the Scout.com network. He is an accomplished sports writer, with recent work appearing on www.hoopswriters.com.
CardinalFootballTalk.com Recommended Stories
Peyton Manning Breaks All-Time TD Record
Peyton Manning emerged alone atop yet another category in the NFL record book tonight vs the Niners, as he tossed touchdown #509 under the national spotlight of Sunday Night Football (NBC). (Photo…Read More
LenDale White escorted out of the Coliseum
Former USC and NFL running back LenDale White added tons of drama to what was a relatively quiet Homecoming weekend for the Trojans.Read More
Video Tip: The 1-Minute Golf Swing
Here’s a way to watch football and improve your golf swing at the same time. In your living room (or on the range), practice the one-minute golf swing, as shown in this video. Set the timer on your…Read More
Dr. Roto Video: Week 7 Recap
Dr. Roto, like many others, can't believe Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (pictured above) passed for over 300 yards and rushed for over 100 yards in the same game. First time that's ever happened…Read More
Windy Weather Whitetails
As soon as those winds fall off, get into the stand! I always tell people you can't kill them if you aren't out, but if you want to try and pick an opportune time – this is it.Read More