GLENDALE AZ — Kevin Kolb hit LaRod StephensHowli

first_imgGLENDALE, AZ — Kevin Kolb hit LaRod Stephens-Howling on a 52-yardtouchdown pass in the first possession of overtime to lift the ArizonaCardinals to a 19-13 win over the Dallas Cowboys at University ofPhoenixStadium.The Cardinals won the coin toss and got the ball first in overtime. On2nd down and 19, Kolb threw an incomplete pass intended for AndreRoberts, which would have brought up a third and long, but Dallascornerback Terrence Newman was called for pass interference, givingArizona a first down at their own 34. What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away Top Stories Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ Three plays later, Kolb hit Stephens-Howling out of the backfield, andthe diminutive runner did the rest, giving the Cardinals their second-straight 19-13 overtime win in Glendale. Arizona beat the St. LouisRams by the same margin on November 6th when Patrick Petersonreturned a punt 99 yards for a score in overtime.The win is the fourth in the last five contests for Arizona, and improvestheir record to 5-7, while Dallas fall to 7-5.They did what? With :07 remaining in the fourth quarter,Dallas’ Dan Bailey lined up for the potential game-winning 49-yard fieldgoal. As Bailey approached the ball, Dallas head coach Jason Garrettcalled a timeout. The kick sailed through the uprights, all for naught, as the play had beenwhistled dead by Garrett’s decision. After the timeout, Bailey missed the49-yarder short, and we were headed to overtime.They said it – “I’m glad they iced the kicker there at the end soI didn’t have to do it.” — Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt.Kolb’s return – Kevin Kolb returned to the field on Sunday forArizona after missing the last four games with a turf toe injury. For theday Kolb completed 16 of 25 for 247 yards and a touchdown in hissecond win as a starter. But Kolb improved mightily in the 2nd half, completing 9 of 14 for 203yards and the winning score. “With four weeks off, the game was pretty fast in that first half,” Kolbsaid. “I think the coach did a good job on the first play of the secondhalf, they got me on a bootleg, get you sweating, get you movingaround.“For my own mind, it just flipped everything and I really felt a lot morecomfortable.” 0 Comments   Share   last_img read more