Andy Dalton threw three interceptions in the first half of the “Thursday Night Football” game between the New Orleans Saints and Arizona Cardinals.
All had something to do with the end zone and none were good for the road team.
In the first quarter, Dalton was picked in the end zone.
It got worse in the second quarter as the veteran quarterback threw a pair of pick-sixes.
Marco Wilson grabbed the ball that deflected off the hands of Marquez Callaway.
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The DB returned the pass 38 yards to give the Cardinals a 20-14 lead.
Sixty-four seconds later, Dalton was picked by Isaiah Simmons and he returned it 56 yards for a touchdown. The 2-point conversion was good.
What was a 14-6 Saints lead became a 28-14 advantage for Arizona at halftime.