The upside: Even the worst defeats tend to feature a bright spot or two.
Inside linebacker Daryl Washington collected two sacks, giving him eight for the season.
Tight end Jeff King gained 27 yards on a catch-and-run in the third quarter.
LaRod Stephens-Howling gained 24 yards on a catch-and-run in the first quarter.
Early Doucet had a 16-yard reception on third-and-10.
Rookie Michael Floyd made a one-handed catch in the fourth quarter.
Arizona held the ball for more than 18 minutes of the second half.
The Cardinals suffered no turnovers of consequence. Their lone interception came on a Hail Mary pass to end the first half.
Looking ahead: The Cardinals visit Green Bay in Week 9.