Detroit vs Arizona Recap - Cardinals Win 25-21
|Detroit vs Arizona Recap - Cardinals Win 25-21|
The Cardinals were Week 2 winners on Sunday, coming out on top of the Lions by a score of 25-21 at University of Phoenix Stadium.
Arizona was an underdog by 1 point and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 47.5.
Carson Palmer completed 22 of 39 pass attempts for 248 yards and 1 TD for the Cardinals in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Lions defense.
Joique Bell rushed for 31 yards for Detroit, while Reggie Bush added 25 yards. Matthew Stafford threw for 278 yards for the Lions, while receivers Calvin Johnson and Nate Burleson had 116 and 45 yards respectively.
Detroit was outgained by Arizona 348-322 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-16 by the Cardinals.
Detroit lost the time of possession battle 31:19/28:41, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Arizona looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Saints. The Lions will aim to get back on the winning track at Washington.