Four keys for Detroit Lions vs. Washington Redskins - ESPN
The great Detroit quest to end losing streaks continues Sunday in Landover, Md., where the Lions have not won in almost a century.
Five Storylines: Redskins vs. Lions | Redskins Journal
Beat-writer, Zac Boyer, asks if RGIII will run more.
|Kickoff||1:00 PM EST|
Redskins -3, Over/under 50
|Weather||Clear. High of 70F. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 15 mph.
|Announcers:||Dick Stockton, Ronde Barber, Kris Budden (Field reporter).
|Radio||ESPN 980 (regional station list), SIRIUS: 117 (Det.), 112 (Was.). XM: 232 (Was.).
Week 3 Injury Report
|Former Skins on DET||- Dejon Gomes (SS)
- Rocky McIntosh (LB)
- GM Martin Mayhew (Redskins CB 1989-1992)
|Former Lions on WAS||
|Lions SBN Website||
Pride of Detroit
|Last Matchups||10/31/2010 - Lions 37-25. (McNabb got benched for Grossman)
9/27/2009 - Lions 19-14 (Lions end 19 game losing streak)
- Lions are 14-4 against the spread on the road last 3 years
|Notes||- Lions (+2) and Redskins (-1) for turnover ratio.
- WASHINGTON is 6-5 against the spread versus DETROIT since 1992
- WASHINGTON is 7-4 straight up against DETROIT since 1992
- 7 of 9 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL since 1992
- At home, the Redskins are 5-0 vs DETROIT since 1992 (excluding playoffs)
LIONS: Since 2011, QB MATTHEW STAFFORD ranks 2nd in NFL with 10,640 pass yards. Has won both career starts vs. Was. & passed for 4 TDs in last meeting...RB REGGIE BUSH rushed for 2 TDs in last game vs. Was. (11/13/11 with Mia.). RB JOIQUE BELL is 1 of 3 NFL RBs (MATT FORTÉ, DARREN SPROLES) with 10+ catches (10) & 100+ rec. yards (108)...WR CALVIN JOHNSON had 9 catches for 101 yards & career-high 3 TDs in last meeting. Had 6 catches for 116 yards & 2 TDs last week, incl. 72-yard TD. Has 6 career 70+ yard TDs. Since 2011, leads NFL with 3,798 rec. yards & 111.7 rec. yards per game. Since 2008, leads NFL with 7,233 rec. yards & 52 rec. TDs. TE BRANDON PETTIGREW is 1 of 4 TEs with 200+ catches (218) since 2010...LB DE ANDRE LEVY had 66-yard INT-TD last week, 2nd game in row with INT. DT NICK FAIRLEY has 5.5 sacks in past 7. DT NDAMUKONG SUH had 2 sacks & 17-yard FR-TD in last meeting. Has 22 sacks in career, 2nd most by DT since 2010 & most by NFC DT...
REDSKINS: QB ROBERT GRIFFIN III has won 4 of past 5 at home, completing 81 of 129 (62.8 pct.) for 1,034 yards with 8 TDs vs. 2 INTs for 102 rating. Since 2012, is only NFL player with 3,000+ pass yards (3,849) & 800+ rush yards (840)...RB ALFRED MORRIS has rushed for 75+ yards in 16 of 19 career games (incl. playoffs) with 8 100-yard games. Since Week 12, has rushed for 896 yards (112 per game) & 9 TDs. His 9 TDs are most in NFL & his 896 yards rank 2nd. In past 4 at home, has rushed for 498 yards (124.5 per game) & 5 TDs...WR PIERRE GARÇON had 8 catches for 143 yards & TD last week. Rookie TE JORDAN REED had 1st career TD last week. WR SANTANA MOSS needs 190 yards to reach 10,000 career rec. yards...Redskins have outscored opp. 26-0 in 4th Q...LB LONDON FLETCHER has played 242 consecutive games. Since entering NFL in 2011, LB RYAN KERRIGAN is only player in NFL with 10+ sacks (19) & 2+ INT-TDs (2). Has 5 sacks & 2 FFs in past 4. LB BRIAN ORAKPO recorded 1st career sack vs. Det. (9/27/09). Had sack last week & reached 30 career sacks (30.5).
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