Game facts: Cardinals at Vikings

Next Gen Stat:  Patrick Peterson has defended a slot WR on just 8.6 percent of his snaps this season. Minnesota's top WR -- Stefon Diggs -- has played in the slot on 73.0 percent of his snaps in the last two games. 

Issues running the ball:  The Cardinals have averaged just 52.0 rush yards in their last two games. That's even after facing the NFL's worst run defense (49ers) last week.

Best defense in NFL?:  The Cardinals defense allows just 4.7 yards per play (best in NFL). 

Reliant on the defense:  The Cardinals are 0-3 when their defense allows 23+ points this season. 

Down year for Palmer:  Carson Palmer ranks 24th in the NFL in passer rating (86.0). 

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