The Arizona Cardinals (8-7) visit the Los Angeles Rams (9-6) with both teams in control of their playoff destiny. Each can clinch an NFC wild-card berth with a win. The Rams can still get in with a loss as long as the Chicago Bears also lose. The Cardinals have no such luxury; a loss eliminates them from postseason contention.
Los Angeles has won seven in a row against Arizona under coach Sean McVay, but it will be a challenge to extend that streak to eight. Starting quarterback Jared Goff is out with a thumb injury, leaving backup John Wolford to go in his place. Wolford has no NFL experience and spent time last year in the Alliance of American Football.
The Rams' top-ranked defense will need to step up again as it did four weeks ago in a 38-28 win in the teams' first meeting. They limited Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray to 173 yards passing with two sacks and two takeaways, while holding Arizona to 232 total yards of offense.
Rams defender Aaron Donald takes down Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray for a sack during their Dec. 6 game. (Photo: Mark J. Rebilas, USA TODAY Sports)
Here's everything you need to know for Sunday:
What time does Cardinals vs. Rams start?
The game kicks off at 4:25 p.m. ET on Sunday, Jan. 3.
What TV channel is Cardinals vs. Rams on?
The game will be aired on CBS.
How can I watch Cardinals vs. Rams online via live stream?
Fans can watch the game via live stream on NFL RedZone or fuboTV.
What are the odds for Cardinals vs. Rams?
According to BetMGM, the line is Cardinals -1 and the over/under is 41.5
Where can I find score updates for Cardinals vs. Rams?
USA TODAY Sports will have all the latest on the game in our box scores.
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