1:00 PM ET, November 27, 2011
Edward Jones Dome, Saint Louis, MO
Patrick Peterson ties mark with 4th punt return TD, Beanie Wells gains 228 yards in Cards' win
ST. LOUIS -- No way Patrick Peterson thought he'd get another chance to return a punt for the Cardinals against St. Louis.Peterson tied the NFL record with his fourth punt return for a touchdown this season, three weeks after his 99-yarder in overtime beat the Rams, and Arizona won its seventh in a row in St. Louis with a 23-20 victory Sunday.
A Return Engagement
Patrick Peterson tied the NFL single-season record for punt return TDs in a season. He's the first player to have four returns of 80 or more yards in a season.
Cardinals Keep Going To The Wells
With his 228-yard performance Sunday, Arizona's Beanie Wells became the franchise's single-game rushing leader.
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The other players with four punt returns for a TD are Devin Hester (2007), Rick Upchurch (1978) and Jack Christiansen (1951), who was a rookie when he first set the record. ... Wells has a career-best eight touchdowns rushing, one more than his rookie year in 2009. ... Wearing a No. 1 Rams jersey, St. Louis hip hop artist Nelly participated in the coin toss. ... Miller's punt return for a TD was the Rams' first since an 85-yarder by Dante Hall on Sept. 30, 2007 at Dallas.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||5.8||4.9|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||1-4||1-3|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||1||1|
|TD||9:27||Nick Miller 88 Yard Punt Return (Josh Brown Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 1 plays, 88 yds, 0:00
|FG||0:39||Jay Feely 29 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 6 plays, 70 yds, 2:19
|FG||0:07||Josh Brown 35 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 11 plays, 63 yds, 3:49
|FG||9:42||Jay Feely 37 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 8 plays, 61 yds, 5:22
|TD||6:00||Beanie Wells 7 Yard Run (Jay Feely Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 28 yds, 2:49
|TD||3:14||Patrick Peterson 80 Yard Punt Return (Jay Feely Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 1 plays, 80 yds, 0:00
|FG||14:54||Josh Brown 48 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 8 plays, 49 yds, 3:07
|TD||7:51||Brandon Lloyd 16 Yard Pass From Sam Bradford (Josh Brown Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 3 plays, 43 yds, 1:25
|FG||4:12||Jay Feely 22 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 8 plays, 71 yds, 3:37
Nick Miller: 88-yard punt return for a touchdown. It's the first punt return TD by a Rams player since Dante Hall had one in 2007, the longest by a Rams player since Robert Bailey had a 103-yard punt return for a score against the Saints on October 23, 1994 (for reference, that was the longest PR TD in NFL history).
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