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4-1, 1st in NFC West
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How long will Alex Okafor be out?

The Cardinals' signing of Dwight Freeney would indicate that Okafor's calf injury will cause him to miss time. When might Okafor be able to return? NFL rumors roundup

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Cardinals coach Bruce Arians met with the media Monday for the first time at The Greenbrier in West Virginia.

Cardinals take low-risk chance on Dwight Freeney (0:54)
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14hChris Mortensen

Source: Cards to sign vet pass-rusher Freeney

The Arizona Cardinals have reached an agreement on a one-year contract with veteran defensive end Dwight Freeney, according to a source.

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Flying above the rest

Most Cardinals players were soaring on Sunday against the Lions, but Rashad Johnson stood out from his peers, nabbing two interceptions and a fumble recovery. Week 5 game balls

18hBill Barnwell

Grantland: Week 5 Takeaways: Separation Anxiety

The good teams are starting to break away from the bad as we watch Andy Dalton take a leap forward, the wheels come off in Detroit, and the conservative route costing the Titans a win.

Calvin Johnson, Rashad Johnson awarded game balls (1:30)
Arians happy with Cardinals' win (0:36)

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

CARDINALS 42, LIONS 17 (FINAL): The Cardinals rebounded from their only loss of the season in blowout fashion by forcing six turnovers and rushing for 187 yards.

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

"I feel comfortable and confident." -- Cardinals QB Carson Palmer after throwing for 161 yards and 3 TDs in 42-17 win over Lions.

Lions can't get out of their own way (2:57)
Cardinals cruise to 4-1 (1:03)

Final: Cardinals 42, Lions 17

  • ARI QB C. Palmer: 11-14, 161 yds, 3 TDs
  • ARI RB C. Johnson: 11 rush, 103 yds
  • DET QB D. Orlovsky: 21-39, 191 yds, TD, INT
Box score

Stanton replaces Palmer as Cards QB

With Arizona leading Detroit 42-10 in the fourth quarter, backup QB Drew Stanton is now in for Carson Palmer, who finishes the day 11 of 14 for 161 yards and 3 TDs. Follow live

Stafford out, Orlovsky in for Lions

With the Lions trailing the Cardinals 35-7 in the third quarter, they have switched QBs, putting in Dan Orlovsky for Matthew Stafford. Before today, Orlovsky had not completed a pass since Week 15 of 2012. Follow live

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

CARDINALS 28, LIONS 7 (HALFTIME): Arizona has found a rhythm both offensively and defensively. Two Detroit turnovers have led to 14 of the Cardinals' 28 points. The Cards forced 3 fumbles and picked off Detroit's Matthew Stafford twice in the first two quarters.

Team Stats

Passing Yards258.210th
Rushing Yards134.83rd
Points For38.01st
Points Against18.05th

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