Arizona Cardinals kicker Chandler Catanzaro was a perfect 3-3 on field goal attempts, including a game-winning 39-yarder. Following the Cardinals’ 23-20 victory over the San Francisco 49ers, Arizona quarterback Carson Palmer spoke on the game-winner, saying, “There was never a doubt from anybody on our sideline when we sent the field goal team out there.”
Defensive end Vic Beasley picked up two sacks and forced a fumble for the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. With 9.5 sacks on the season, Beasley is tied for third in the NFL in that category. Also for the Falcons, defensive tackle Grady Jarrett was credited for five combined tackles.
On the receiving front, Houston Texans wideout DeAndre Hopkins caught five passes for 48 yards, and Tamp Bay’s Adam Humphries compiled 46 yards on five catches. Both stat lines came in winning efforts.
In addition to accruing five tackles and two pass deflections, Miami Dolphins cornerback Byron Maxwell hauled in his first interception of the season. Also for the Dolphins, defensive end Andre Branch collected four tackles and half of a sack.
Elsewhere, running back C.J. Spiller had his first carry as a member of the New York Jets. Washington Redskins cornerback Bashaud Breeland tied for the team lead with six solo tackles on Sunday, and New York Giants cornerback Coty Sensabaugh compiled four combined tackles, including half of a tackle for loss.