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Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn and head coach Matt Patricia lost all credibility long ago. But the Ford Family that owns the Lions has shown more loyalty to this Frick and Frack pair than any other NFL franchise, with the possible exception of the Pittsburg Steelers, ever would. Then again, the Steelers would have never been idiotic enough to hire the dummkopf duo in the first place. No matter how much you can bash and deride the Lions its never enough. Green Bay laughed the Lions off the field last week. Detroit was rendered helpless. Fans stopped getting mad about them Lions. Instead they have just given up and stopped caring. Detroit will travel to the desert this week to face the upstart Arizona Cardinals. State Farm Stadium is likely going to be a mirage for the Lions instead of an Oasis. Gamblers wasted no time backing the Cards. Early action moved the Arizona price up by a field goal in a matter of minutes.

2020 Detroit Lions at a Glance

Super Bowl Odds: +14500

Detroit Lions Week 3 Odds

Detroit Lions +6

Arizona Cardinals -6

Total 54.5

Detroit Lions Week 3 Matchup

On Sunday, September 27 the Arizona Cardinals will host the Detroit Lions at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Kickoff time is scheduled for 4:25 p.m. ET with television coverage on FOX.

Last week the Arizona Cardinals got the money in a 30-15 win over Washington as 7.5-point home chalks with the game going under the total of 46.5. Arizona is 2-0 both straight up and against the spread with both of their games going under the total. So far, the Cardinals have shown strong balance with metrics of sixth for total offense and eighth for total defense. Quarterback Kyler Murray has completed 67% of his passes and leads Arizona in rushing yardage while averaging 7.5 yards per carry.

As a road dog the Lions have lost five in a row to the pointspread. Detroit has gone over the total in four of their last seven when getting points on the road. As a home chalk the Cardinals are 3-7 against the spread. Four of their last six as home favorites went under the total. In this head to head series the Cardinals have covered seven of their last 10 games against Detroit. Three of the last four in this series have gone over the total. At Arizona the Lions have come up dry against the odds in nine of their last 10 visits. Three of the last four games between these teams at Arizona have gone under the total.

Detroit Lions Week 2 Recap

Last week the Detroit Lions teased gamblers by taking a 14-3 first quarter lead at Green Bay against the Packers before reality set in. Green Bay scored the next 34 points of the game to end up winning in a romp 42-21 as 7-point home chalks with the game going over the total of 41. Detroit is now 0-2 both straight up and against the spread with both of their games going over the total. The Lions are defenseless with NFL Rankings of 28th for total defense, 32nd for rushing defense, 30th for points allowed, and 32nd for takeaways. For a coach and general manager that have long preached “The Patriot Way” the reality is that this has been the “Lions Way” on steroids.

Last week at Lambeau Field the Packers outgained the Lions 488-307 with a 26-19 first down advantage. Green Bay compiled four sacks and forced a turnover. The Lions had the ball for only 25:14 time of possession. The current Packers are never associated with being a running team but Sunday would have made Vince Lombardi proud. Green Bay ground the Lions defense into hamburger with 259 yards rushing and 7.4 yards per carry. Packers running back Aaron Jones did his best Jim Taylor imitation with 168 yards rushing and two touchdowns on just 18 carries. Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers picked the Lions apart with 18 of 30 for 240 yards and two touchdowns. His QB rating was 107.6. Lions QB Matthew Stafford was 20 of 33 for 244 yards with two touchdowns.

Detroit Lions Schedule & Results

Week 1 vs Chicago Bears L 27-23 0-1
Week 2 at Green Bay Packers L 42-21 0-2
Week 3 at Arizona Cardinals Sunday, September 27 4:25 PM (FOX)
Week 4 vs New Orleans Saints Sunday, October 4 1:00 PM (FOX)
Week 6 at Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday, October 18 1:00 PM (FOX)
Week 7 at Atlanta Falcons Sunday, October 25 1:00 PM (FOX)
Week 8 vs Indianapolis Colts Sunday, November 1 1:00 PM (CBS)
Week 9 at Minnesota Vikings Sunday, November 8 1:00 PM (CBS)
Week 10 vs Washington Redskins Sunday, November 15 1:00 PM (FOX)
Week 11 at Carolina Panthers Sunday, November 22 1:00 PM (FOX)
Week 12 vs Houston Texans Thursday, November 26 12:30 PM (FOX)
Week 13 at Chicago Bears Sunday, December 6 1:00 PM (FOX)
Week 14 vs Green Bay Packers Sunday, December 13 1:00 PM (FOX)
Week 15 at Tennessee Titans Sunday, December 20 TBD
Week 16 vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday, December 27 TBD
Week 17 vs Minnesota Vikings Sunday, January 3 1:00 PM (FOX)
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Lions Past Seasons(2000)

2019 3-12-1 None
2018 6-10 None
2017 9-7 None
2016 9-7 Lost Wild Card Round
2015 7-9 None
2014 11-5 Lost Wild Card Round
2013 7-9 None
2012 4-12 None
2011 10-6 Lost Wild Card Round
2010 6-10 None
2009 2-14 None
2008 0-16 None
2007 7-9 None
2006 3-13 None
2005 5-11 None
2004 6-10 None
2003 5-11 None
2002 3-13 None
2001 2-14 None
2000 9-7 None

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