Cardinals-Browns Capsule

ARIZONA (5-2) at CLEVELAND (2-5)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE – Cardinals by 4

RECORD VS. SPREAD – Cardinals 4-3, Browns 4-3

SERIES RECORD – Browns lead 33-13-3

LAST MEETING – Cardinals beat Browns 20-17, OT, Dec. 18, 2011

LAST WEEK – Cardinals beat Ravens 26-18; Browns lost to Rams 24-6

AP PRO32 RANKING – Cardinals No. 6, Browns No. 23.

CARDINALS OFFENSE – OVERALL (4), RUSH (10), PASS (6).

CARDINALS DEFENSE – OVERALL (4), RUSH (7), PASS (7).

BROWNS OFFENSE – OVERALL (12), RUSH (28), PASS (8).

BROWNS DEFENSE – OVERALL (28), RUSH (32), PASS (16).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Cardinals play third straight game against AFC North opponent. … Cardinals have not won in Cleveland since 1985. … Arizona leads NFL with 229 points and 28 TDs. … QB Carson Palmer is enjoying rebirth in desert. He’s tied with Tom Brady for league lead with 16 TD passes. … Palmer’s 18-4 record since Week 8 of 2013 is best among NFL quarterbacks. … WR Larry Fitzgerald shows no signs of slowing down at age 32. He has 46 catches for 622 yards and is tied for league lead with six TD receptions. … Cardinals’ offense averaging league-best 6.78 yards per play, and 38 plays of 20-plus yards. … Cardinals coach Bruce Arians was Browns offensive coordinator from 2001-03. … Cardinals are 20-5 outside NFC West under Arians. … Arizona’s secondary has returned three interceptions for touchdowns. … Since 2011, CB Patrick Peterson is only player in NFL with more than 15 interceptions and five TDs. … Browns QB Josh McCown missed practice time this week with shoulder injury sustained in St. Louis last week. … McCown is averaging 327.4 yards in past five games and leads league with 128.4 rating on third down. … Browns’ vaunted offensive line has allowed 21 sacks in past five games. … Browns’ 2,067 yards passing through seven games are most in franchise history. … TE Gary Barnidge has 33 receptions and five TDs. … Pro Bowl CB Joe Haden expected to play after missing past two games with concussion. … Browns will have quick turnaround with Thursday night game at rival Cincinnati. … With WR Andrew Hawkins in concussion program, WR Dwayne Bowe could be active for first time since Oct. 4. He doesn’t have single catch this season. … Fantasy Tip: Browns WR Travis Benjamin emerging as team’s top playmaker with team-leading 35 receptions and 575 yards. He has four catches over 40 yards.

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