Lions 10, Cardinals 31

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Greg Toler brought back an interception 102 yards for a fourth-quarter touchdown, the longest return in franchise history, to seal Arizona’s 31-10 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday, snapping the Cardinals’ nine-game losing streak.

The Cardinals (5-9) intercepted Matthew Stafford three times, returning two of them for touchdowns and setting up a TD with the other, while sending the Lions to their sixth straight loss. Rashad Johnson brought back a pick 53 yards for a touchdown to cap Arizona’s 21-point second quarter. Patrick Peterson’s interception set up another score.

Another TD by Arizona came after Detroit (4-10) muffed a punt.

Detroit’s Calvin Johnson became the first player in NFL history with consecutive 1,600-yard receiving seasons and tied an NFL record with his seventh straight 100-yard receiving game. (NFL.com)

One Response to Lions 10, Cardinals 31

  1. Admin says:

    Tim Twentyman: As losses go, 38-10 defeat at Arizona was as bad as they come http://www.detroitlions.com/news/gameday/2012-regular15/article-1/Twentyman-As-losses-go-38-10-defeat-at-Arizona-was-as-bad-as-they-come/dab6c1fe-1b56-42b3-8d32-39546d20f58f

    O’Hara’s Burning Questions: A lack of urgency all around and other issues in the Lions’ 38-10 loss http://www.detroitlions.com/news/gameday/2012-regular15/article-1/OHaras-Burning-Questions-A-lack-of-urgency-all-around-and-other-issues-in-the-Lions-38-10-loss/7babaf42-a0ba-42ad-b51f-01b1220f82d8

    Detroit Lions Hit Rock Bottom In Loss To Arizona Cardinals http://sidelionreport.com/2012/12/16/detroit-lions-hit-rock-bottom-in-loss-to-arizona-cardinals

    There are 130 days until the NFL Draft. Not much else to look forward for the Lions now. http://bit.ly/WhBhE8

    Turnovers doom Detroit Lions in Arizona as losing streak hits six games http://bit.ly/WfIIzr

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