1:00 PM ET, September 20, 2009
EverBank Field, Jacksonville, FL
Warner breaks NFL's single-game record for completion percentage in win
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- With a huge lead, an NFL record and a sore right shoulder, Kurt Warner headed to the bench late in the third quarter against Jacksonville.He never expected he might have to re-enter the game.
Why Wait For Third Down?
Arizona QB Kurt Warner took care of the Jaguars on early downs. He made a whopping 12 of 14 passing first downs on first or second down.
|1st/2nd Down||3rd/4th Down|
• Kurt Warner set the NFL record for completion percentage in a game. He completed his first 15 passes and finished 24 of 26 (92.3 percent) with 243 yards and two touchdowns.
• The Cardinals, which had been 0-5 in the Eastern time zone in 2008, scored 31 of game's first 34 points.
• The Jaguars start 0-2 for the second straight season.
• Jacksonville trailed 24-3 after two quarters -- the largest halftime deficit at home in team history.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Jaguars CB Derek Cox (concussion) and WR Troy Williamson (shoulder) left the game and did not return. Cards RT Levi Brown left with a sprained left ankle, but returned. ... Cards rookie RB Beanie Wells had two of the nine fumbles. ... Jacksonville's worst halftime deficit came on Dec. 17, 1995, at Detroit. The Jags trailed 27-0.
JACKSONVILLE, FL - SEPTEMBER 20: Kurt Warner #13 of the Arizona Cardinals attempts a pass during the game against...(Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from Penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||6.4||5.6|
Comp - Att
Yards per pass
Sacks - Yards Lost
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||2-2||1-2|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||1||0|
|TD||08:07||Tim Hightower 1 Yd Run (Neil Rackers Kick)||7||0|
|FG||04:41||Josh Scobee 30 Yd||7||3|
|FG||00:03||Neil Rackers 45 Yd||10||3|
|TD||11:30||Antrel Rolle 83 Yd Return Of Blocked Field Goal (Neil Rackers Kick)||17||3|
|TD||00:55||Jason Wright 5 Yd Pass From Kurt Warner (Neil Rackers Kick)||24||3|
|TD||05:28||Larry Fitzgerald 22 Yd Pass From Kurt Warner (Neil Rackers Kick)||31||3|
|TD||01:31||Marcedes Lewis 25 Yd Pass From David Garrard (Josh Scobee Kick)||31||10|
|TD||07:11||Mike Sims-Walker 19 Yd Pass From David Garrard (Josh Scobee Kick)||31||17|
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