It wasn't exactly pretty on Sunday, but the Arizona Cardinals managed to complete their comeback in overtime to beat the Miami Dolphins 24-21, and move to 4-0 on the season.
SB Nation's Cardinal site Revenge of the Birds was ecstatic to get a win any way possible, but they still found some negatives in their team's performance. Contributor Tyler Nickel was not satisfied with the cornerback play and Kevin Kolb's interceptions, but he made it a point to single out the offensive line's poor showing:
To me, this was the biggest downfall for the Cardinals against the Dolphins. Miami has a very good defensive line, but Arizona made them look like a mixture of Pro Bowl players. They couldn't get a push in the run game and Kolb was running for his life all day. Bobby Massie, although a rookie, was eaten alive by Cameron Wake, allowing four sacks from his side.
On the bright side of things, ROTB was quite happy with the contribution punter Dave Zastudil turned in along with the performances of linebackers Sam Acho and O'Brien Schofield. Mostly though, they just loved that their team yet again found a way to pull off another scrappy victory:
After Kolb was intercepted (on what maybe should have been called DPI on Sean Smith pushing Larry Fitzgerald), the Cardinals proceeded to blow the coverage on Hartline the very next play for a long Hartline touchdown. Quite deflating to say the least. But somehow, Daryl Washington managed to cause a fumble, and then somehow on fourth down, with the game on the line Kolb found Andre Roberts for a game tying 15-yard touchdown. Despite incredibly sloppy and sleepy play, the Cardinals found a way to keep it close and pull out a win.