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Bradford throws TD pass, gives Rams lead

Associated Press Modified: October 4, 2012 at 10:03 pm •  Published: October 4, 2012

Bradford cooled off after the opening drive. After going 3 for 4 for 65 yards on the first series, he was 3 for 16 for 25 yards, including an interception in the end zone when St. Louis was well within field goal range at the Arizona 16 late in the third quarter.

Arizona's Kevin Kolb was 17 for 35 for 179 yards, but was sacked seven times. Six Rams had sacks — Robert Quinn had two. The Rams had six sacks combined in the first four games.

Arizona entered the game 4-0, joining Atlanta and Houston as the only remaining unbeaten teams. The Cardinals were still the St. Louis Cardinals the last time they were 4-0, in 1974. Known as the "Big Red," those Cardinals won their first seven that season en route to a 10-4 record, before losing in the first round of the playoffs to Minnesota.

This Cardinals team is 11-2 since starting the 2011 season 1-6. They've also won seven straight games in St. Louis against their NFC West rival, and 10 of the last 11 overall against the Rams.

St. Louis has already matched last season's win total. The Rams are 2-0 at home after beating another NFC West foe, Seattle, on Sunday. If St. Louis wins, the Rams will be over .500 for the first time since they were 4-3 on Nov. 4, 2006.