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Lions notes: Matthew Stafford is 10th-most accurate passer in NFL

Matthew Stafford hasn’t always been known for his accuracy, but he’s starting to get some respect.

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He had a completion percentage over 60 percent just once in his first five seasons, but the needle has moved in the right direction over the last two campaigns, where he had a 67.2 percent completion rate in 2015 (his career high) and a 65.3 percent completion rate in 2016.

  • Good on Eric Ebron for letting rookie Mitchell Trubisky know that #WeOwnTheBears:

  • Check out this awesome story from Nate Burleson about when he met Calvin Johnson in minicamp (h/t: @DSTucker82):

  • Cornelius Washington could be a huge help on third downs this year (PRP stands for pass rush productivity, a signature Pro Football Focus stat):

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