By the numbers: Stafford’s miscues thwart Lions

Rod Beard
The Detroit News

3: Turnovers by Matthew Stafford — two interceptions and a fumble — and the Broncos scored 10 points off two turnovers in the fourth quarter

8: Catches by Theo Riddick, matching the total for Calvin Johnson. Riddick finished with 66 yards and Johnson 77.

9: Penalties committed by the Lions, for 75 yards, including a critical illegal-formation call on a missed field goal that gave Brandon McManus another shot, which he made.

28: Rushing yards by the Lions, after they gained just 38 last week. Their season total is 135 yards.

41: Total rushing yards allowed by the Lions defense, after it gave up 199 last week to the Vikings.