4:15 PM ET, December 28, 2008
U of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ
• Arizona finished 6-0 vs. the NFC West (3-7 in non-divisional games) and will host the Atlanta Falcons in the wild-card round next weekend.
• Arizona finished with a winning record (9-7) for the first time since 1998.
• Kurt Warner threw four touchdown passes and finished the season with 30, the third time in his career he's thrown 30 TD passes in a season and the first time since 2001.
• If this was indeed Mike Holmgren's last game as the coach of Seattle, it's just the third time in his career he's had a losing season and first time since 2002. His regular-season W-L record is 161-110.
-- ESPN research
Arizona broke the franchise record for points in a season with 424, one more than the Cardinals scored in 1984. ... The previous Cardinals record for most TD passes in a season was 28 shared by Charley Johnson (1963) and Neil Lomax (1984). ... Seattle's Deon Grant dropped a potential interception with nothing but open field in front of him just before Rackers' first field goal. ... Seattle lost OT Kyle Williams to a concussion in the second half. ... James also gained 100 yards.
Team Stat Comparison
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||4.6||7.9|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|TD||07:32||T.J. Duckett 1 Yd Run (Olindo Mare Kick)||7||0|
|TD||05:45||Jerheme Urban 16 Yd Pass From Kurt Warner (Neil Rackers Kick)||7||7|
|TD||04:23||Larry Fitzgerald 5 Yd Pass From Kurt Warner (Neil Rackers Kick)||7||14|
|TD||01:17||Deion Branch 30 Yd Pass From Seneca Wallace (Olindo Mare Kick)||14||14|
|TD||08:43||Larry Fitzgerald 38 Yd Pass From Kurt Warner (Neil Rackers Kick)||14||21|
|TD||01:16||Steve Breaston 14 Yd Pass From Kurt Warner (Neil Rackers Kick)||14||28|
|TD||12:04||Deion Branch 2 Yd Pass From Seneca Wallace (Olindo Mare Kick)||21||28|
|FG||08:26||Neil Rackers 23 Yd||21||31|
|FG||03:28||Neil Rackers 32 Yd||21||34|