published Sunday, October 27th, 2013

Ellington's 80-yard run highlights Cards 27-13 win

Arizona Cardinals running back Stepfan Taylor (30) runs against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz.
Arizona Cardinals running back Stepfan Taylor (30) runs against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz.
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GLENDALE, Ariz. — Rookie Andre Ellington rushed for 154 yards on 15 carries, including an 80-yard touchdown run, and the Arizona Cardinals intercepted Matt Ryan four times in a 27-13 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.

Ellington's big run, tied for third-longest in Cardinals history, was part of a 21-point second quarter that put the Cardinals (4-4) in control for good.

Arizona's Larry Fitzgerald caught four passes for 48 yards and a touchdown, in the process becoming the youngest player — at 30 years, 57 days — in NFL history to reach 800 career receptions.

Ryan had thrown three interceptions total in the first six games of the season for the Falcons (2-5). Rashad Johnson had two of Arizona's interceptions.

The Cardinals picked off Ryan five times when the teams played last season.

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