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Stafford sharp in three series of Lions' win over Jets

(TSX / STATS) -- DETROIT -- Starting quarterback Matthew Stafford connected with Marvin Jones on a 5-yard scoring strike and Matt Prater kicked three field goals in the Detroit Lions' 16-6 preseason victory over the New York Jets at Ford Field.

Stafford, who played three series, looked sharp while completing eight of 10 passes for 84 yards. Backup Jake Rudock also threw for 84 yards while completing eight of 13 passes with an interception.

Christian Hackenberg started at quarterback for New York and played the entire first half but connected on just two of six passes for 14 yards. Bryce Petty played the second half and completed 15 of 24 pass attempts for 160 yards while getting intercepted in the closing seconds. Veteran Josh McCown, the projected Week 1 starter, did not play.

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NFC North Division
TeamWLTPct
Chicago 000-
Detroit 000-
Green Bay 000-
Minnesota 000-
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: M. Stafford4327
Pass TDs: M. Stafford24
Rush Yds: T. Riddick357
Rush TDs: Z. Zenner4
Rec Yds: G. Tate1077
Rec TDs: A. Boldin8
Int: R. Bush2
Sacks: K. Hyder8.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5421 (21)
Passing Yards: 4327 (12)
Rushing Yards: 1310 (30)
Points per game: 21.6 (20)
Yards per game: 338.8 (21)
Touchdowns: 33 (21)
Field Goals: 31 (7)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 5676 (18)
Passing Yards: 4136 (18)
Rushing Yards: 1701 (18)
Points per game: 22.4 (13)
Yards per game: 354.8 (18)
Touchdowns: 41 (21)
Field Goals: 22 (6)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/17 B. Copeland on IR undisclosed
8/16 C. Bozick signed
8/16 A. Price signed
8/16 G. Newberry signed
8/15 R. Spadola cut
8/15 M. Rotheram cut
8/15 M. James on IR concussion
8/15 K. Hyder on IR torn left Achilles
8/9 T. Wright re-signed/unrest FA
8/9 B. Barnes cut
Injuries
Date Player Status
8/17 B. Copeland undisclosed (IR)
8/15 M. James concussion (IR)
8/15 K. Hyder torn left Achilles (IR)
8/9 D. Lawrence undisclosed (IR)
5/31 B. Chubb knee (IR)
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