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Cardinals Vs. Rams Score: Larry Fitzgerald Grabs First Touchdown, Ties Game 13-13

The Arizona Cardinals scored the first touchdown of a truly ugly Week 9 matchup with the St. Louis Rams in the fourth quarter Sunday afternoon, with John Skelton hitting Larry Fitzgerald for a 13-yard touchdown catch with five minutes left in regulation to tie the score at 13. Skelton had his best drive of the night at the right moment, rushing for 28 yards and passing for 47 more to get the Cardinals in the end zone.

Fitzgerald had been mostly neutralized until the reception—he exits regulation with just four receptions for 43 yards and the touchdown—but John Skelton has looked strong in his first start of the season in place of the injured Kevin Kolb, going 20-for-35 for 222 yards and a touchdown and running the ball five times for 22 yards more, including those two crucial scrambles in that touchdown drive.

The Rams have looked strong on offense but still remain completely averse to the end zone—Sam Bradford is 22-for-31 for 251 yards and zero touchdowns, while Josh Brown has three field goals and the Rams’ defense two safeties.