Game facts: Lions at Saints

Stafford surging:Matthew Stafford has 12 TD passes and just one interception in his last seven games (Lions have a 6-1 record in that span).

Mind-blowing stat: The Lions have lost their last 22 road games that have come in the week after Thanksgiving.

Comeback kids: Detroit is the first team in NFL history to have seven comeback wins after trailing in the fourth quarter of all 11 games to start a season.

Defense trending up:The Lions have allowed 20 or fewer points in five straight games (longest streak by Lions since 1995).

Problematic pass coverage: The Lions have allowed opponents to complete 74.0 percent of their passes (would be highest completion percentage allowed since 1970 merger).

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