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Matthew Stafford benched for Dan Orlovsky

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After throwing three interceptions and falling behind 35-7, Matthew Stafford was benched for backup Dan Orlovksy.

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It hasn't been a pretty day for Matthew Stafford. After starting the game with an interception on the first drive, Stafford's day only got worse. He threw two more interceptions, as the Detroit Lions quickly fell behind.

Midway through the third quarter, after falling behind 35-7, the Lions decided to send Stafford to the bench in favor of Dan Orlovksy. This is the first time Orlovsky has seen the field since 2012.