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This is going to bring some ire, because Stafford didn't have a great game overall.
He turned the ball over, made bad decisions, and...threw three touchdowns to bring the Lions back in a game that seemed lost before halftime.
The problem with crediting Stafford is that the hole the Lions fell into early is partially Stafford's fault, and when the game was on the line, Stafford couldn't close the deal.
But after this game, nobody should have any questions about Stafford's raw ability. He can throw the ball, he can score points. He has the arm and the ability to be a really good quarterback.
What he needs is to spend the offseason watching films and refining his mental and technical flaws. If he does that, he has everything else in place to improve on an inconsistent 2012 season, and he showed it in this game, even with a ragtag bunch of receivers.