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Rams too much for Cards; Week 5 previews

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For one night at least, the good times returned to St. Louis, where the Rams moved above .500 for the first time since November 2006 by stifling the previously undefeated Arizona Cardinals, 17-3, behind nine sacks of Kevin Kolb. The only downer for Jeff Fisher's team was a potentially serious injury to leading wide receiver Danny Amendola.

Here's what else is on tap Friday:

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» Get a head start on the latest football talk with "NFL AM" beginning at 6 a.m. ET on NFL Network. Today, the crew is joined by Pro Bowl San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis, plus St. Louis Rams defensive end Robert Quinn talks about his team's big win Thursday night.

» Most fans know about the friendship between on-field rivals Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, but Albert Breer reveals that the mutual admiration society extends to the legendary quarterbacks' fathers as well.

» Jeff Darlington looks at one of the surprise stars of the season so far, Miami Dolphins wide receiver Brian Hartline, the league leader in receiving yards.

» Daniel Jeremiah breaks down the key matchups to watch in Sunday's games, including Rivers-Brees and Brady-Manning.

» Kim Jones profiles the Houston Texans' Matt Schaub, who never seems to be included in the "elite quarterback" discussion, yet has his team at 4-0.

» What's must-see TV for Week 5? Find out in our weekly Viewer's Guide.

» Chad Reuter looks ahead to this weekend's best college football games.

» It's not too late to start a fantasy football team on NFL.com.

» Happy birthday to Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Trent Cole, who turns 30 on Friday.

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