By Dave Hart
Cardinals 42, Lions 17 – The Arizona Cardinals forced six turnovers on Sunday in their victory over the Lions.
The Lions are now 0-5 on the season, matching last season’s loss total. They will host the Chicago Bears next Sunday.
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.
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.