Rams vs. Cardinals: Patrick Peterson intercepts ice-cold Sam Bradford on ill-advised lob

Patrick Peterson struck again. The Arizona Cardinals cornerback intercepted Sam Bradford last year—when he wasn't torching the St. Louis Rams' special teams—and he pulled one out of the end zone Thursday, plucking Bradford's ill-advised lob out of the air for his second interception of the season. Bradford's been terrible since the first drive saw him cover 65 yards on four attempts—overall he's 5-for-18 for just 81 yards.

Peterson still hasn't run a punt back for a touchdown this year—and rookie punter Johnny Hekker's tried his damnedest to make sure he won't—but the pick is his second of the year, matching last season's total. (It was also a bit of revenge after Danny Amendola made him look silly in the first quarter.

As for Sam Bradford, he hasn't been quite as bad as his numbers indicate—he's dealt with some drops and a number of odd miscues around the offense. But with Danny Amendola injured, he's without his most effective weapon; expect to see more of Steven Jackson and Daryl Richardson as the Rams fight to extend their strikingly resilient 10-3 lead. It might not seem right for a primetime game with an undefeated team to come down to three quarters of incomplete passes from all sides, but the Rams will take a win that way if they can get it.

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