- 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:
Matthew Stafford currently ranks 2nd in passing yards, 4th in Y/A, 6th in completion % and 2nd in passing TDs.— Pride Of Detroit (@PrideOfDetroit) September 26, 2016
- He also set a few benchmarks on Sunday. First, he set a record at Lambeau Field:
Matthew Stafford has more touchdown passes at Lambeau than any other visiting quarterback in NFL history via @NFLonFOX— Pride Of Detroit (@PrideOfDetroit) September 25, 2016
- Stafford has thrown, and completed, a lot of passes in his young-ish career:
- He has also thrown a lot of touchdowns:
Matthew Stafford has matched Johnny Unitas for the fifth most TD passes in a QB's first 100 games. They each have 168.— Kyle Meinke (@kmeinke) September 25, 2016
- Pro Football Focus has their initial rating out for the Lions-Packers game. Interestingly, Kyle Van Noy had the highest grade on the Lions’ defense. Unsurprisingly, Marvin Jones had one of the best days among all wide receivers.
- In case you missed it, Nevin Lawson’s 66-yard pass interference penalty was the longest penalty in at least 30 years:
Nevin Lawson's 66-yard pass interference is the longest penalty in at least 30 years, according to @EliasSports— Justin Rogers (@Justin_Rogers) September 25, 2016
- NFL catch rules still make no sense: