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Lions-Redskins Capsule

Thursday - 9/19/2013, 3:40pm  ET

The Associated Press

DETROIT (1-1) At WASHINGTON (0-2)

Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, FOX

OPENING LINE -- Redskins by 2½

RECORD VS. SPREAD -- Detroit 2-0, Washington 0-2

SERIES RECORD -- Redskins lead 30-12

LAST MEETING -- Redskins beat Lions 37-25, Oct. 31, 2010

LAST WEEK -- Lions lost to Cardinals 25-21; Redskins lost to Packers 38-20

AP PRO32 RANKING -- Lions No. 19, Redskins No. 25

LIONS OFFENSE -- OVERALL (8), RUSH (22), PASS (7)

LIONS DEFENSE -- OVERALL (15), RUSH (15), PASS (15)

REDSKINS OFFENSE -- OVERALL (6), RUSH (19), PASS (8)

REDSKINS DEFENSE -- OVERALL (32), RUSH (32), PASS (23)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES -- Detroit has never won in Washington, losing 21 straight since Redskins moved from Boston to nation's capital in 1937. Lions loss Sunday would tie NFL record for road futility against single opponent (including postseason), matching 22-game losing streak Lions currently have at Green Bay. ... In 47 career games, Detroit's Matthew Stafford has 1,166 completions, most by QB in first 50 games. Stafford has 13,442 yards passing, needs 422 for most in first 50 games. ... Stafford has thrown TD passes of 70-plus yards in back-to-back games, first Lion to do so since 1986. ... Stafford has been sacked only once. ... Lions WR Calvin Johnson had 72-yard TD catch last week, his team-record sixth career reception of 70-plus yards. ... Detroit defense has allowed only three third-down conversions out of 21 attempts this season, 14.3 percent rate that is stingiest in NFL. ... Detroit's Ndamukong Suh has 22 career sacks, second most by DT since 2010. ... Redskins allowing 511.5 yards per game. Defense also worst in NFL in opponents' QBs rating (135.4), yards rushing per game (201), yards after catch allowed (422) and runs of 10-plus yards (14). ... Redskins have scored 20-plus points in six straight regular-season games. Seven in row would be team's longest streak since 1999. ... Washington's Robert Griffin III has only nine rushes for 25 yards after setting rookie QB record with 815 yards rushing last year. ... Redskins WR Santana Moss needs 190 yards receiving to reach 10,000 for career. ... Redskins have been outscored 50-7 in first half, have outscored opponents 26-0 in fourth quarter. . Washington LB London Fletcher set to play 243rd consecutive game, tying Bill Romanowski for most by defensive player since 1970 AFL-NFL merger.

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