Originally written on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 11/16/12
The Detroit Lions are running out of time to turn themselves back into playoff contenders. They desperately need a victory Sunday against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field. Here are five storylines to follow: If Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford wants to establish himself as an elite quarterback in this league, theres no better stage than when hes on the opposite sideline from the guy who sets the standard these days. Tom Brady, Drew Brees and the Mannings (Peyton and Eli) can be the best on any given Sunday, but theres nobody better right now, week in and week out, than Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers. One stat tells it all: 25 touchdown passes, five interceptions. He loves the game, Stafford said of Rodgers. Hes fun to play against as a quarterback. Its a challenge going up against him for sure. Hes got all the physical tools. The guy can move way better than, I think, people even know. He obviously has a quick release, big arm. Asked about Rodgers' reputation for using any t...
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