Stafford's 67.2 completion percentage shattered his previous career high by nearly four percentage points and he narrowly missed setting a new career high in passer rating, an impressive feat given how the season started. During the first eight weeks of the season, Stafford completed a respectable 64.5 percent of his passes and 260 yards per game, but with a rough 13-to-11 touchdown-to-interception ratio. After the
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Matthew Stafford completed 29 of 37 passes for 301 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's win over the 49ers. He added 11 yards on the ground on five carries.
Before the beginning of the season, the talk in Detroit was that fans were about to see the next step in Stafford's development as a more composed, efficient passer. It took the firing of offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi, but Detroit Lions fans and fantasy owners are beginning to see what was being hyped. Since the bye week, Stafford has tossed 16 touchdown passes and just two picks in seven games. Stafford will close the season against the Chicago Bears, a team that is ninth worst in oppsing quarterback rating this season.
Matthew Stafford completed 22-of-25 passes for 254 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions in Monday night's win over the Saints.
Stafford was nothing short of brilliant Monday night, throwing for as many touchdowns as incompletions. In fact, Stafford totaled three touchdown passes by halftime, taking advantage of a dreadful Saints defense while continuing his strong close to this season. To that point, Stafford has thrown for 12 touchdowns and just one interception over the Detroit Lions ' last four games, putting him in excellent form ahead of Sunday's home game against the 49ers.
Matthew Stafford completed 30 of 46 passes for 245 yards, two touchdowns and a pick in Sunday's loss to the Rams. He ran for five more yards and added a fumble during the game.
Stafford snapped a three-game streak during which he did not throw a pick, his longest such run of the season. From Weeks 3 through 5, Stafford scared off owners while totaling just two touchdowns, a sum that he has met or topped in six of his last eight games. The Rams' stingy pass defense managed to take Stafford's strength, the deep ball, away on Sunday as Stafford was unable to complete a pass of at least 20 yards for just the second time this season. The next few weeks promise for better results as the Detroit Lions take on two of the NFL's worst pass defenses in Weeks 15 and 16.
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