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Dwight Freeney's defensive play saves Arizona's 23-20 win

Dwight Freeney's defensive play saves Arizona's 23-20 win

Dwight Freeney joined the Cardinals a month into the season to help boost Arizona's troubled pass rush off the edge.

He helped it a whole lot on Thursday night with a game-clinching play.

Freeney stripped the ball from Teddy Bridgewater with 5 seconds remaining to deprive the Vikings a chance at the tying field goal, and the Cardinals clinched a playoff berth with a 23-20 victory over Minnesota.

Bridgewater moved the Vikings to the Arizona 31-yard line, well within the range of Blair Walsh. But Freeney hit the quarterback's arm as Bridgewater tried to pass. The ball came loose and Calais Campbell recovered.

Chandler Catanzaro's 47-yard field goal with 1:23 to go...

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