- Michael Rothstein, ESPN Staff Writer
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DETROIT -- Matthew Stafford is in the NFL record books.
The Detroit Lions quarterback set two NFL records in the first half against Chicago. Stafford became the first quarterback in league history to complete more than 1,200 passes in his first 50 games.
Through the end of the first half, he has 16 in the game and 1,207 for his career.
He also broke Kurt Warner’s NFL record for most yards thrown in his first 50 games. Warner threw for 13,864.
At the half, Stafford has 13,976.
Detroit leads Chicago at the half, 30-13.