ARIZONA (3-1) at DETROIT (0-4)
Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, Fox
OPENING LINE – Cardinals by 2 1-2
RECORD VS. SPREAD – Cardinals 3-1, Lions 1-3
SERIES RECORD – Lions lead 31-27-5
LAST MEETING – Cardinals beat Lions 14-6, Nov. 16, 2014
LAST WEEK – Cardinals lost to Rams 24-22; Lions lost to Seahawks 13-10
CARDINALS OFFENSE – OVERALL (4), RUSH (12), PASS (7).
CARDINALS DEFENSE – OVERALL (28), RUSH (17), PASS (25).
LIONS OFFENSE – OVERALL (30), RUSH (32), PASS (16).
LIONS DEFENSE – OVERALL (8), RUSH (16), PASS (9).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Cardinals have won six straight against Detroit. … Arizona QB Drew Stanton threw for 306 yards and two TDs, both to WR Michael Floyd, against his former team in last meeting. He is backing up Carson Palmer. … The NFC West-leading Cardinals have scored NFL-high 148 points. … Palmer, who played in just six games last year because of shoulder injury, has won 16 of his last 19 starts and is 3-1 against Lions. … Arizona WR Larry Fitzgerald has reception in 174 straight games, including playoffs. … Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson is NFL’s only player with at least 15 interceptions and five interception returns for scores since 2011. … Detroit coaches and players tried to downplay Monday night’s loss at Seattle in which an illegal batting of ball in end zone wasn’t called against Seahawks, taking ball away from Lions instead of giving it to them inside 1 late in game. … Lions lost home opener to Denver after winning their last five at Ford Field last season. … Detroit QB Matthew Stafford ranks 27th in NFL with 79.7 rating, his lowest since rookie season six years ago. … Lions have NFL-low 188 yards rushing and league-low 2.72 yards per rushing attempt. … WR Calvin Johnson had not lost fumble in red zone until he did in last game. … DE Ezekiel ”Ziggy” Ansah ties NFC high with four sacks and had two sacks, forced a fumble and recovered one at Seattle. … S Glover Quin has interceptions in six of last 10 games, including four straight at home. … Fantasy Tip: Cardinals RB Chris Johnson has run for 193 yards and two TDs on 38 carries over last two games, his best two-game stretch since end of 2013 in Tennessee.
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