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A list of stats and notes from the Washington Commanders' 36-27 loss to the Detroit Lions, presented by BDO by the Numbers, as compiled by Washington Commanders Public Relations.
- The Washington Commanders fell to the Detroit Lions, 36-27 at Ford Field on Sunday afternoon.
- Washington recorded 300-yards passing in back-to-back games for the first time since November 8 and 15th 2020 when they did so against the New York Giants and at Detroit.
- It is the first time Washington registered 300-plus yards passing in each of their first two games to open up the season since 2016.
- Washington scored 27 points in the second half, tied for the fourth-most in a second-half dating back to 1950. It is the most since the team scored 29-second half points against Green Bay in 2016.
- Washington held the Lions to 4-13 on third down (30.8 percent).
- Quarterback Carson Wentz completed 30-of-46 passes for 337 yards, three touchdowns and an interception.
- Wentz has seven touchdown passes through two weeks of the season, the most by a Washington QB in franchise history.
- Wentz is the first quarterback since 1950 to have 300-plus passing yards and three-plus passing touchdowns in each of his first two starts with a new team, per NFL Research.
- WR Terry McLaurin had four receptions for 75 yards, including a 35-yard reception.
- WR Jahan Dotson had four receptions for 59 yards and a touchdown. His three receiving touchdowns through two career games tie WR Charlie Brown for the most by a Washington player within their first two career games.
- WR Curtis Samuel had seven receptions for 78 yards and a touchdown. He has scored a touchdown in back-to-back games for the first time since Week's 8-9 in 2020 with Carolina.
- RB Antonio Gibson had 14 carries for 28 yards and a touchdown. He also added two receptions for 13 yards.
- RB J.D. McKissic had three rushes for nine yards and added seven receptions for 54 yards. His fourth reception on the day was his 200th career reception.
DEFENSE AND SPECIAL TEAMS
- LB Jamin Davis recorded his second career sack. It was his first sack since Week 17 of the 2021 season vs. Philadelphia.
- DT Daron Payne recorded his second sack of the season and added two quarterback hits.
- Payne has a full sack in back-to-back games for the first time since September 23rd and October 8th of the 2018 season.
- Payne has two or more quarterback hits in three-straight games, a new career high streak.
- CB Kendall Fuller recorded three passes defensed. It was his third career game with at least three passes defensed and first since November 29 of last season.
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