Dating all the way back to October 3, 1937 when the Chicago Cardinals beat the Cleveland Rams 6-0, these two franchises have played a combined [regular and post seasons] 74 games against one another. The Cardinals have won 36 games. The Rams have won 36 games. And the two teams have tied twice.
The winner of this Sunday’s matchup will own a slight advantage, at least until 2016, in the all-time, head-to-head series.
In terms of head coaches, Cardinals’ head coach Bruce Arians holds a 3-2 record against the Rams, while Rams’ head coach Jeff Fisher boasts a 6-5 record against the Cardinals.
The last two times these two teams met was earlier this season in Week 4. Nick Foles passed for 171 yards and three touchdowns. Rams’ wide receiver Tavon Austin had six catches for 96 yards, adding two scores. The Rams were able to steal a win on the road, besting the Cardinals 24-22.
The last time these two teams met in St. Louis was nearly one year ago [12/11/14]. Arizona kicker Chandler Catanzaro converted 4 field goals, including a 51-yarder. Cardinals running back Kerwynn Williams rushed for 75 yards. The Cardinals walked away 12-6 victors in that game.
For a full list of games, game logs, and final scores, you can visit The Football Database.
* James Laurinaitis is one of two players in the NFL with 15+ sacks [16.5] and 10+ INTs .