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Lions notes: Matthew Stafford now top ten in passer rating

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Matthew Stafford's second half of the season has been outstanding.

Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

  • Matthew Stafford has made his way into the top ten quarterbacks in the NFL in passer rating, according to ESPN. That puts him ahead of a quarterback you may have heard of: He also is completing a higher percentage of his passes (66.9 percent to 60.4) and even has a higher yards per attempt (7.17 to 6.69). Although, Aaron Rodgers has thrown for more touchdowns and fewer interceptions.

  • Stafford completion percentage has been through the roof lately:
  • Theo Riddick is also having a historic year for the Detroit Lions:
  • The San Francisco 49ers shockingly gave up on the running game in the second half:
  • This is a very strange and eye-opening stat about Jim Caldwell, a head coach on the hot seat:
  • Despite Sunday's win, the Lions will enter Week 17 as an underdog to the Chicago Bears: