Six interceptions in five quarters led to a lot of questions for Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford. Was his broken finger leading to inaccuracy, not to mention the four picks he threw against the Chicago Bears last Sunday in the game that allowed the Bears to climb back into contention in the NFC North? And what was the deal with the picks he threw to end Detroit's first two drives against the Carolina Panthers this Sunday?
As it turned out, Lions head coach Jim Schwartz stuck with his starter against all conventional wisdom, and he was rewarded supremely for it — Stafford went off the right way after that disastrous start, throwing five touchdowns from the second quarter on as the Lions took the Panthers apart, 49-35. With Stafford's comeback, the Lions became the only team in NFL history to come from behind to win three different games in which they had 17-point deficits.
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