Cardinals don’t do enough, lose to Minnesota

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Eight straight losses at Minnesota, three straight losses on the season. Mistakes, questionable play calling and the continued issues on offense and we are left with a team that feels like they are in a free fall after Sundays 21-14 loss to the Vikings, dropping to 4-3 on the year.

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson would run for 153 yards, score a touchdown and would average 6.7 yards per carry.

Cardinals kicker Jay Feely pushed a field goal to the right, just before halftime that would’ve cut the gap to just four.

Quarterback John Skelton threw a six yard TD pass to Andre Roberts in the final moments but that was as close as the Cardinals would get.

The game would feature more than a few questionable play calls by offensive coordinator Mike Miller and head coach Ken Whisenhunt.

The Cardinals would go for a 4th and two in the fourth quarter down 21-7 only to see John Skelton come up far short.

Later in the final quarter, the Cardinals were penalized for delay of game pushing them to a 4th and 10.

The Cardinals would dominate time of possession 35:05 to just 24:55 for the Vikings.

Minnesota quarterback Christian Ponder would throw two interceptions and finish with only 58 yards passing.

But it all just wasn’t enough.

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