/N.F.L. Roundup: Cardinals Thwart Ravens on Fourth-Quarter Interception

N.F.L. Roundup: Cardinals Thwart Ravens on Fourth-Quarter Interception


The Cardinals’ Michael Floyd after scoring a touchdown in the second quarter Monday night against the Ravens. Arizona won, 26-18.

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Chris Johnson rushed for 122 yards, 62 on a play in which he rolled over the belly of a big defender and kept on running, and the host Arizona Cardinals barely held off a late rally to beat the Baltimore Ravens, 26-18, on Monday night.

Baltimore (1-6) drove to the 4-yard line in the final seconds before Tony Jefferson’s interception deep in the end zone clinched the victory for N.F.C. West-leading Arizona (5-2).

Arizona led by 26-10 before Asa Jackson blocked a punt to set up Joe Flacco’s 1-yard touchdown pass to Kyle Juszczyk. The 2-point conversion pass to Nick Boyle made it an 8-point game with 4 minutes 26 seconds to play.

Baltimore got the ball back, and Flacco quickly moved the team downfield before the final ill-fated throw.


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