ALLEN PARK, Mich. Matthew Stafford ranks No. 27 in the NFL in quarterback rating after the first two weeks.
Not exactly what you would expect from the Detroit Lions franchise QB, even so early in the season, but hes not alone.
One notch below him is none other than New Orleans Saints star Drew Brees.
Stafford has a 73.2 rating, Brees 71.6.
Me and Calvin (Johnson) were talking about it, theres been a lot of interceptions in the NFL in general, surprisingly by a lot of top quarterbacks, Lions receiver Nate Burleson said.
Were not concerned. In my mind, weve got one of the best quarterbacks in the league. Youre not going to tell me anything different. I know Matts going to catch a rhythm and catch fire and Ill be the recipient of that.
That could take place as early as Sunday when the Lions travel to Tennessee to take on the 0-2 Titans, who have been torched for 72 points in losses to New England and San Diego.
Stafford finished last season with a quarterback rating of 97.2, fi...