Against Pittsburgh, the Detroit Lions couldn’t find Calvin Johnson.
Then against Tampa Bay, Matthew Stafford threw two interceptions trying to find him -- the first time since 2011 he has thrown more than one interception in a game attempting to target Johnson.
This is all part of the Lions’ second straight loss. Here’s a look at some numbers behind the Lions’ 24-21 loss to the Buccaneers. Some numbers in this post were culled from ESPN Stats & Information. Follow Stats & Information on Twitter @ESPNStatsInfo.
0 -- turnovers forced by Detroit, the fourth time in the past five games the Lions have not forced a turnover.
5 -- Turnovers for the Lions on Sunday
5 -- straight possessions without a score for Detroit to end the game
861 -- yards for Calvin Johnson over the past five games, the most ever in a five-game span
2 -- interceptions thrown by Matthew Stafford targeting Johnson, the first time that has happened since Week 10 of the 2011 season
30 -- targets to Detroit’s wide receivers of 44 attempts
11 -- completions for Stafford in the second half Sunday
47.8 -- Stafford’s completion percentage in the second half
8.7 -- Stafford’s interception percentage Sunday
4.5 -- the Lions’ drop percentage Sunday -- third-lowest of the season for them