first_img Top Stories Comments   Share   Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo – / 17 Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires “I almost passed out,” Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson said of the total. “That is unacceptable for us, especially for our standards. We have been playing so well all year and to have that performance tonight, it is embarrassing.”It certainly wasn’t anything to brag about.The Cardinals allowed 10 plays of 20 or more yards, including touchdowns that went for 80, 20 and 79 yards. They couldn’t stop Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson’s arm or his legs, and toward the end of the game, they struggled to contain running back Marshawn Lynch. Arizona allowed the majority of the yards (305) in the first half, but surrendered 21 of the points in the second. GLENDALE, Ariz. — It may have been an unfair request, but that doesn’t change the fact that the Arizona Cardinals needed their defense to step up in a big way Sunday night against the Seattle Seahawks.Instead, they pretty much stepped aside as the visitors posted a franchise-record 596 net yards en route to a 35-6 romp. That total is tied for the second-most yards allowed in Cardinals history, by the way.last_img read more