The Arizona Cardinals cast aside the notion their fast start was simply a mirage of weaker competition.
By winning in Seattle, the Cardinals added validity to what they've already accomplished.
"We thought this was an opportunity for us to come in here and show the world that we are a contender, not a pretender," Arizona cornerback Patrick Peterson said.
Led by Carson Palmer, the Cardinals took hold of the NFC West race with a 39-32 win over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday night. Palmer rebounded from two costly fumbles in the fourth quarter that led to 12 points for Seattle, the second one scooped up and returned 22 yards for a touchdown by Bobby Wagner that...