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Final-place Lions stun Cardinals with 30-12 win

Final-place Lions stun Cardinals with 30-12 win

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]Jared Goff #16 of the Detroit Lions appears to be like on throughout a break in sport motion towards the Arizona Cardinals within the first half at Ford Subject on December 19, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. Emilee Chinn/Getty Photographs/AFP

Jared Goff handed for 216 yards and three touchdowns, and the host Detroit Lions upset the Arizona Cardinals 30-12 on Sunday.

Amon-Ra St. Brown caught eight passes for 90 yards and a landing for the Lions (2-11-1), who entered the week with the worst file within the NFL. Josh Reynolds had six receptions for 68 yards and a landing, whereas Craig Reynolds rushed for 112 yards on 26 carries.

Arizona’s Kyler Murray handed for 257 yards with one landing and was intercepted as soon as. Christian Kirk had 9 catches for 94 yards and a landing for the Cardinals (10-4). Arizona has misplaced 4 of its previous seven video games after a 7-0 begin.

Detroit jumped out to a 17-0 halftime lead.

The Lions drove 63 yards on 15 performs to begin the sport and settled for Riley Patterson’s 37-yard area objective.

On the primary play of the second quarter, St. Brown bought behind the protection on the left aspect and gathered in Goff’s toss for a 37-yard rating. Reynolds had a 27-yard run on the eight-play, 93-yard drive.

Arizona drove contained in the Lions 5-yard line however got here up empty, as Murray threw an incompletion on fourth and objective from the 3-yard-line.

The Lions then drove 97 yards in 9 performs. Goff accomplished three passes to St. Brown through the drive, then discovered Reynolds from 22 yards out for the rating.

Matt Prater kicked a 29-yard area objective early within the second half to place the Cardinals on the board.

Later within the quarter, Murray was picked off by Amani Oruwariye and the cornerback returned it 50 yards to the Arizona 6-yard line. Goff related with fullback Jason Cabinda on the following play for the landing.

Prater’s second 29-yard area objective of the sport made the rating 24-6. Patterson drilled a 47-yard area objective with 13:21 remaining to reestablish a 21-point benefit for the Lions.

Murray related with Kirk on a 26-yard scoring move with 4:46 left. Murray threw an incompletion on the two-point conversion try.

Patterson added a 45-yard area objective with 2:51 remaining.

The Cardinals might have clinched a playoff berth with a win or tie.


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