Quick Take: Cardinals 31, Dolphins 10

Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham

All of that talk about a new beginning sounds rather silly two games into the season. The Dolphins looked wretched against the Cardinals in a game that felt like it was over sometime in the second quarter.

The Dolphins weren't in the Cardinals' league, and that's saying something. Although the improved Cardinals are 2-0 for the first time since 1991, they still are held up as the running punch line for joke franchises everywhere.

Maybe that should stop because the Dolphins have lost 20 of their past 21 games.

The Cardinals scored the first 24 points before the Dolphins got on the scoreboard with a field goal.

The Dolphins' offense struggled. QB Chad Pennington threw for 112 yards. RB Ricky Williams ran 11 times for 28 yards. RB Ronnie Brown ran 11 times for 25 yards. Their leading receiver was overachieving WR Greg Camarillo with four catches.

Arizona had only 81 rushing yards yet still held the ball for 32 minutes. Kurt Warner rolling up 361 passing yards and three touchdowns will do that.