Quick Take: Cardinals - Bears

It was over when ...

  Kurt Warner's five touchdown passes ties a career high. 

(Nam Y. Huh / Associated Press)

Quarterback Kurt Warner found Steve Breaston on a 4-yard touchdown pass with 4:30 left to give Arizona a 20-point lead after a brief scare. With a comfortable margin to open the fourth quarter, the Cardinals appeared to be in cruise control as they subbed backup Matt Leinart for Warner. However, Leinart threw an interception that led to a touchdown for the Bears and put them within 13 points. Chicago then forced a punt, but Matt Ware intercepted Jay Cutler's pass to set up Arizona's final touchdown.

Game ball

Warner had a nightmare game against the Panthers in Week 8, turning the ball over six times -- five interceptions and a fumble. The veteran responded with five touchdown passes to lead the Cardinals to their fourth consecutive road win -- the team's first such streak since 1982.

Key Stat

Warner did not throw an interception. The Cardinals and Bears were even in turnovers. Arizona is now 5-0 when finishing with an even or positive turnover differential.


This is the first meeting between these two teams since the infamous Dennis Green "Crown 'Em" game. The Bears won 24-23 at Arizona on Oct. 16, 2006. ... The Cardinals snapped the Bears' six-game home-winning streak. Chicago was 3-0 at home in 2009 before the loss. ... Bears TE Greg Olsen had three touchdown receptions.

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