So far, nobody in the NFC can beat the Arizona Cardinals.
Stanton, starting after Carson Palmer was lost for the season with a knee injury, threw TD passes of 42 and 12 yards.
Lions have their best record after nine games since 1972, Cardinals their best since 1948.
Reggie Bush missed practice Wednesday and would not say whether he expects to play when the Lions face the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.
For Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton, this week includes both personal and professional high points.
Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate present quite the challenge for defenses. Patrick Peterson and Antonio Cromartie do the same for offenses.
Stanton has completed 49. 5 percent of his passes for 614 yards and three touchdowns, and he has yet to throw an interception.
Carson Palmer has confirmed that he is out for the season after tearing an ACL in Sunday’s win over St. Louis.
Exactly how badly Arizona quarterback Carson Palmer’s left knee was damaged — and how long he’ll be replaced by backup Drew Stanton — might not be known until Monday or Tuesday.
From players to referees to fans, everyone is getting in on the Week 9 action…but maybe not in the way they imagined. Here’s 5 people who were in the right (or wrong) place at the right time…