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NFL Capsule: Lions At Cardinals

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DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 02: Mikel Leshoure #25 of the Detroit Lions pumps his arm after scoring a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts at Ford Field on December 2, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI – DECEMBER 02: Mikel Leshoure #25 of the Detroit Lions pumps his arm after scoring a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts at Ford Field on December 2, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

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DETROIT (4-9) At ARIZONA (4-9)

Sunday, 4:05 p.m., FOX

OPENING LINE — Lions by 6½

RECORD VS. SPREAD — Detroit 5-8; Arizona 5-8

SERIES RECORD — Lions lead 31-24-5

AP PRO32 RANKING — Lions No. 24; Cardinals No. 29

LAST MEETING — Cardinals beat Lions 31-24, Dec. 20, 2009

LAST WEEK — Lions lost to Packers 27-20, Cardinals lost to Seahawks 58-0

LIONS OFFENSE — OVERALL (2), RUSH (21), PASS (1)

LIONS DEFENSE — OVERALL (13), RUSH (20), PASS (13)

CARDINALS OFFENSE — OVERALL (32), RUSH (32), PASS (28)

CARDINALS DEFENSE — OVERALL (12), RUSH (30), PASS (5)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Lions WR Calvin Johnson needs 303 yards receiving to break Jerry Rice’s NFL single-season record (1,848) and is 140 yards shy of Herman Moore’s franchise record (1,686). … Lions and New England only NFL teams averaging more than 400 yards per game. … Detroit has blown double-digit lead three straight games, matching NFL record. … Series dates to 1930, when it was Portsmouth Spartans against Chicago Cardinals. … Lions dominated series 13-0-3 from 1934 to 1941. … Cardinals 8-3 against Detroit since moving to Arizona. … Kurt Warner threw for 233 yards and two TDs and Beanie Wells rushed for 110 yards and TD in victory that clinched NFC West title for Arizona three years ago. … If Cardinals lose, it will tie franchise record for consecutive losses (10) in season. Team went 0-10 in 1944, when it was merged with Pittsburgh Steelers because of player shortage during World War II. … With his one catch for 2 yards at Seattle, WR Larry Fitzgerald has receptions in 130 consecutive games. It’s the second-longest active streak in NFL behind Atlanta’s Tony Gonzalez (190). … Cardinals have eight TDs in nine-game losing streak and none in last two games.

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