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St. Louis defensive end Leonard Little was a teammate during Warner's glory years with the Rams.
"He's a leader," Little said. "He knows how to win because he was here winning with us for so long."
Linebacker Gerald Hayes forced two fumbles by Steven Jackson and Dockett returned the second 11 yards for his first career touchdown to give Arizona a 27-7 lead in the third quarter.
Jackson, who gained 64 yards on 19 carries in his second game back from a thigh injury, lost the ball on consecutive St. Louis possessions.
Arizona took a 14-0 lead on its first two series.
The worst rushing team in the NFL, the Cardinals gained 39 yards on the ground in a 10-play, 76-yard drive that ended with Tim Hightower's 1-yard TD run.
The Rams went three-and-out, then Warner's 36-yard pass to Anquan Boldin helped set up Larry Fitzgerald's 12-yard touchdown reception.
The Cardinals got the ball again late in the first quarter, but Warner's pass was intercepted by Ron Bartell and returned to the Arizona 6-yard line. Marc Bulger threw a 3-yard scoring pass to Jackson on the second play of the second quarter to cut the lead to 14-7.
Neil Rackers kicked field goals of 44 and 22 yards to put the Cardinals ahead 20-7 at the half.
Josh Brown missed a 44-yard field goal that would have cut the lead to 17-10 with 2:47 left in the half.
"The thing that disappointed me was the turnovers," Haslett said, "and the missed field goal disappointed me more than anything."
Notes: Boldin topped 1,000 yards receiving in a season for a franchise-record fourth time. ... Hightower's 10 TDs rushing are a franchise record, breaking the mark of nine set by Ron Moore in 1993. ... Rams OT Alex Barron had his string of 47 consecutive starts end when he was benched for being late to a team meeting on Friday. ... Warner extended his franchise record with a TD pass in 21 consecutive games, longest active streak in the NFL. ... The Rams' Torry Holt moved into 12th on the NFL career receptions list.
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