4 Jan 2009

Arizona win NFC wildcard playoff in Phoenix

3:22 pm on 4 January 2009

The American football side the Arizona Cardinals have beaten the Atlanta Falcons 30-24 in their NFC wildcard playoff in Phoenix.

The NFC West champions charged to an early 14-3 lead but trailed 17-14 at halftime before taking control with 14 unanswered points in the third quarter.

The Cardinals will next meet either the New York Giants or the Carolina Panthers away next weekend.