After review, Delmas' INT return for score is 101-yarder for Lions

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions say an interception returned for a touchdown by safety Louis Delmas has been changed to a 101-yard score, the longest in team history by a rookie.

Delmas' touchdown during Sunday's 31-24 home loss to the Arizona Cardinals had been recorded as a 100-yard score, but 1 yard was added following a review by the Elias Sports Bureau, which keeps NFL statistics.

The Lions said Wednesday that the return is the longest by an NFL rookie since a 103-yard interception return in 1926 by Pete Barnum of the Columbus Tigers.

Sunday's feat made Delmas the first rookie in league history to score on an interception return, a fumble return and a safety in one season.

Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press

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