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Posted: Thursday, September 22, 2011 2:02 pm | Updated: 6:08 pm, Thu Sep 22, 2011.

OPENING LINE — Cardinals by 3

RECORD VS. SPREAD — Arizona 1-0-1; Seattle 0-2

SERIES RECORD — Cardinals lead 13-11

LAST MEETING — Seahawks 36, Cardinals 18, Nov. 14, 2010

LAST WEEK — Cardinals lost to Redskins 22-21; Seahawks lost to Steelers 24-0

CARDINALS OFFENSE — OVERALL (16), RUSH (19), PASS (12)

CARDINALS DEFENSE — OVERALL (29), RUSH (23), PASS (29)

SEAHAWKS OFFENSE — OVERALL (32) RUSH (32), PASS (28)

SEAHAWKS DEFENSE — OVERALL (10), RUSH (15), PASS (12)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Seahawks have won seven of last eight home openers. ... Cardinals coming off 22-21 loss at Washington, where Redskins scored twice in final six minutes for win. ... First division game for Cardinals, who were 1-5 against NFC West a year ago, their worst division record since coach Ken Whisenhunt took over. ... QB Kevin Kolb fifth in league in passer rating at 110.3. ... WR Larry Fitzgerald 99 yards shy of passing Roy Green for most yards receiving in franchise history. ... Fitzgerald also 4 TDs shy of passing Green's club record of 69 total TDs. ... . Cardinals lead NFL averaging 8.26 yards per play on first down. ... Arizona defensive coordinator Ray Horton is native of Tacoma, Wash. and was three-year starter in college at Washington. ... Rookie DB Patrick Peterson second in league in punt return yardage, including 89-yarder for game-winning TD in Week 1. ... Cardinals defense has allowed more than 450 total yards in each of first two games. ... Cardinals couldn't get off field against Washington as Redskins ran 79 offensive plays to Arizona's 48. ... Seattle does not play another division opponent after Sunday until Week 11 at St. Louis. ... Seahawks run game absent in first two weeks with 95 total yards rushing. Twenty other teams have run for at least double the yards as Seahawks through two weeks. ... RB Marshawn Lynch carried 19 times for 44 yards in two games. ... Longest rush of 13 yards so far belongs to WR Ben Obomanu. ... Seattle to be without starting G Robert Gallery for four to six weeks after he suffered groin injury requiring surgery. Paul McQuistan's starts in Gallery's place. ... Seattle's offense has one play for 25 or more yards.

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