Lions Suffer 37-27 Defeat Against Steelers

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Matthew Stafford had a huge day throwing the ball, but it wasn't enough to avoid a rough loss for the Lions at the hands of the Steelers, 37-27, in Pittsburgh.

Stafford managed a decent 19 for 46 with 362 yards passing, two touchdowns and one pick. Ben Roethlisberger also played well for the Steelers, and wound up 29 for 45 with 367 yards passing, four touchdowns and no interceptions.

Joique Bell was a bright spot for the Lions, running for 49 yards on nine carries with a touchdown and had three receptions for 48 yards. Calvin Johnson was a leading receiver, hauling in six passes for 179 yards while adding two touchdowns.

The Detroit defense struggled against the pass, but managed to slow down the run game, allowing 367 yards passing and 40 rushing. They registered a single sack on Roethlisberger.

Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was impressive, churning out 147 receiving yards and two touchdowns. Tight end Heath Miller also had a good game with 67 receiving yards.

The Lions are at home to take on the Buccaneers (2-8) next week while the Steelers travel to Cleveland to meet the Browns (4-6).


Lions Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

A

96

M. Stafford

19

46

362

2

1


Steelers Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

A+

100

B. Roethlisbe

29

45

367

4

0


Lions Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A-

92

J. Bell

RB

9

49

5.4

1

D+

68

R. Bush

RB

12

31

2.6

0

A

96

M. Stafford

QB

3

24

8.0

0


Steelers Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

B-

82

L. Bell

RB

18

36

2.0

0

A+

100

B. Roethlisbe

QB

6

12

2.0

0

-

-

F. Jones

RB

1

0

.0

0


Lions Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

C. Johnson

WR

6

179

29.8

2

A-

92

J. Bell

RB

3

48

16.0

0

C

76

K. Durham

WR

3

42

14.0

0


Steelers Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

A. Brown

WR

7

147

21.0

2

A

96

H. Miller

TE

8

67

8.4

0

B-

82

L. Bell

RB

4

52

13.0

0


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