WATCH: Theo Riddick celebrates after TD catch gives Lions early lead

Running back Theo Riddick provided the Lions with their only positive moment of the first half against the Cardinals.
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At least Theo Riddick provided the struggling Detroit Lions with a spark. His six-yard touchdown catch from Matthew Stafford gave the Lions a 7-0 lead over the Arizona Cardinals in the first quarter.

With the Lions facing an 0-5 start, Riddick’s excitement was evident during his celebration. Check out a video, courtesy of the team’s official Twitter account.

Detroit didn’t catch fire after Riddick’s early touchdown. Instead, the Cardinals responded with 28 unanswered points in the second quarter.

The Lions ran to the locker room at halftime amid a chorus of boos, but there was a fleeting moment when Detroit held the upper hand.

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