Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford sets a personal record vs. Packers

Jan 1, 2017; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) during the second quarter against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

During Monday night’s game against the Green Bay Packers, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford set a personal record in the first quarter of the game.

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His yardage in the first quarter (168 yards) was the most he’s ever totaled during the first quarter in his 11-year career.

With the milestone, he passed former Lions quarterback Jon Kitna, who achieved 163 yards in 2005 – coincidently, also against the Packers.

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