Things started out well enough for the Arizona Cardinals defensively:
This created a cavalcade of responses:
HELL YEAH LETS GOOOOOOO— Sam Steinberg (@PHX_Sports_97) September 10, 2017
Everyone was happy to start the day off:
And Lions fans were not impressed:
Only the lions get a turn over and throw a pick 6 way to earn that cash Stafford #AZvsDET— Dave Fuller (@FullerForReal) September 10, 2017
Most everything was going well.
Then it all started to fall apart.
DJ Humphries slow to get up after a nice gain by David Johnson. Hope that isn't serious... #AZvsDET— British (0-1)Gang (@BritishBirdgang) September 10, 2017
Of course, Detroit was making Arizona look good.
Pick six, personal foul, sack, intentional grounding, botched punt. Worst quarter in recent memory for Lions. #AZvsDET— Bill Shea (@Bill_Shea19) September 10, 2017
It was getting worse.
How do you get another set of downs in the red zone and still cannot get a TD? #AZvsDET— Andrea-Nickole (@Andrea_Nickole) September 10, 2017
From there, everything just needed to be restarted...
The defense was clearly out of gas, no one could make a play.
This pretty much summed it all up.
It is nearly impossible to win football games when you lose the turnover battle. It is also very difficult to win games when a rookie named Kenny Golladay is doing things like this:
In the end, it was too much.
Hopefully the Cardinals get things figured out, even if they have to do so without David Johnson.