Detroit sports glance: Lions still winless, lose 42-17 against Cardinals

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Cardinals 42, Lions 17 – The Arizona Cardinals forced six turnovers on Sunday in their victory over the Lions.

LSJ Logo incertDetroit coughed up two fumbles and threw four interceptions.

The Lions are now 0-5 on the season, matching last season’s loss total. They will host the Chicago Bears next Sunday.

Calvin Johnson caught five passes, which surpassed Herman Moore for most receptions in Lions franchise history with 675 catches.Eye on the D

Matthew Stafford threw for 188 yard on 20-for-32 passing, one touchdown and three interceptions before getting pulled for backup quarterback Dan Ovlovsky.

Detroit scored its points on touchdown receptions by Theo Riddick and Lance Moore, and a 40-yard field goal by Matt Prater.

Record: 0-5

4th Place in NFC North Division (5 games behind Green Bay)

Magic # to clinch a second straight playoff berth: 15

Magic # to clinch NFC North Division: 17

Next Game: 10/18/2015 vs Chicago Bears 1:00 p.m. @ Ford Field

Stats: Matthew Stafford 20/32 188 YDs 1 TD 3 Int, Dan Orlovsky 21/38 191 YDs 1 TD 1 Int, Golden Tate 8 REC 74 YDs, Theo Riddick 10 REC 53 YDs 1 TD, Lance Moore 6 REC 55 YDs 1 TD, James Ihedigbo/Glover Quin 6 Tackles each, Matt Prater 1/1 FG (40 YDs) 2/2 XP.

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