Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears Recap
October 18, 2015
The Lions finally got their first win Sunday by beating the Bears in overtime after the Bears made a shocking comeback to tie the game. The Lions appeared to have the game won in regulation after Matthew Stafford's pass to Calvin Johnson gave Detroit a touchdown and a 34-31 lead with just 25 seconds to play, but Jay Cutler completed a pair of long passes to Alshon Jeffery to get the Bears into position for a Robbie Gould field goal to force overtime. The defenses finally started to play well in overtime, until Stafford's 57-yard pass to Calvin Johnson set up a game-winning field goal with 2:33 to play. Stafford finished with 405 passing yards and four touchdowns.
Detroit Lions vs. Arizona Cardinals Recap
October 11, 2015
Arizona took advantage of six Detroit turnovers to rout the hapless Lions at Ford Field behind four second-quarter touchdowns. Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer took advantage of great field position to throw three touchdown passes in just 14 attempts overall. Palmer finished 11-of-14 for 161 yards. Chris Johnson ran for 103 yards on 11 carries, leading a Cardinals rushing game that gained a shocking 7.5 yards per carry. The Cardinals moved to 4-1 on the season. The Lions are 0-5, certainly a disappointing start for a team that made the playoffs in 2014. Matthew Stafford was benched after throwing three interceptions, but coach Jim Caldwell said Stafford is still the team's starter.
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Seattle Seahawks Vs. Detroit Lions Recap
October 5, 2015
The Seahawks didn't play their best game, but still managed to overcome three turnovers to beat the Lions Monday night. The Seahawks got their biggest play on defense, when Seattle's Kam Chancellor forced Detroit receiver Calvin Johnson to fumble the ball deep in Seahawks territory late in the fourth quarter. The play allowed the Seahawks to even their record at 2-2, while Detroit is off to an 0-4 start a year after finishing 11-5. Seattle's Russell Wilson completed 20-of-26 passes for 287 yards and a touchdown, but was sacked six times and lost two fumbles. Detroit's Matthew Stafford finished 24-of-35 for 203 yards.