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Lions notes: Marvin Jones and Matthew Stafford are putting up elite numbers right now

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The offense is putting up huge numbers through three games.

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  • As MLive first pointed out, Marvin Jones leads the NFL in receiving yards with 408 through three games. In fact, nobody is even close to Jones. The next closest receiver is NFC North compatriot Stefon Diggs with 325 yards.

  • Jones isn’t the only player lighting it up. Matthew Stafford is among the league leaders in almost every statistical category:

  • He also set a few benchmarks on Sunday. First, he set a record at Lambeau Field:

  • Stafford has thrown, and completed, a lot of passes in his young-ish career:

  • He has also thrown a lot of touchdowns:

  • In case you missed it, Nevin Lawson’s 66-yard pass interference penalty was the longest penalty in at least 30 years:

  • NFL catch rules still make no sense: