2. Arizona Cardinals (LW: 4)
No it’s not the Seahawks or 49ers leading the NFC West, it’s the Cardinals, who by the way are competing for the No. 1 seed in the NFC. Carson Palmer‘s return has sparked the offense, and this patchwork defense is thriving with takeaways.
What to know: Andre Ellington had career-highs in touches (30) and rushes (24), tied a career high in receptions (6) and his 160 total yards were two shy of a career high. Ellington is one of three running backs to have at least 75 total yards in every game this season, joining DeMarco Murray and Le’Veon Bell (ESPN Stats & Info).