Stafford benched as Lions get blown out by Cardinals

Posted at 11:11 PM, Oct 12, 2015

DETROIT, Mich — The Arizona Cardinals stormed into Ford Field on Sunday and beat the Lions, 42-17.

Detroit (0-5) turned the ball over six times including three interceptions by quarterback Matthew Stafford.

Stafford was benched in the 3rd quarter after throwing his third interception, Dan Orlovsky replaced him and threw a touchdown and an interception.

Jim Caldwell said Stafford is still the teams starter and will be back in there Sunday when the Lions host the Chicago Bears (2-3).