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NFL number crunch: Lions feast; Panthers 11-0; Bears crash Lambeau party

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) throws during an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in Detroit. ... Stafford threw for 337 yards and five touchdowns.
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) throws during an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in Detroit. ... Stafford threw for 337 yards and five touchdowns. The Associated Press

A statistical look at Thursday’s games:

2: Interceptions returned for touchdowns by the Panthers in their 33-14 win over the Cowboys.

3: Interceptions thrown by Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo before he left with a collarbone injury.

3: Touchdown receptions by the Lions’ Calvin Johnson in a 45-14 win over the Eagles.

5: Touchdown passes by the Lions’ Matthew Stafford in a 45-14 win over the Eagles.

6: Total penalties in the Lions-Eagles game.

11: Team-high rushing yards by both the Cowboys’ Darren McFadden and Robert Turbin.

15: Consecutive regular-season wins by the Panthers.

59: Seconds it took the Panthers to score their first touchdown.

98: Edge the Panthers had in rushing yards over the Cowboys (129-31).

105: Rushing yards by the Packers’ Eddie Lacy, which was more than the combined rushing yards by the Eagles (68) and Cowboys (31).

192: All-time regular season games between the Bears and Packers (Chicago leads the series 94-92-6, with its 17-13 win over Green Bay).

203: Edge in total yards the Lions had over the Eagles (430-227).

250: Career passing touchdowns by the Packers’ Aaron Rodgers. The Packers retire Brett Favre’s No. 4 on Thursday. Favre threw 442 touchdown passes as a Packer.

Compiled by Jeff Caraska

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