NFC notes: Lions' Matthew Stafford has been intercepted once in the last seven games

NFC notes: Lions' Matthew Stafford has been intercepted once in the last seven games
Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford gestures during a game against the Vikings on Thanksgiving Day on Nov. 24. (Duane Burleson / Associated Press)

Arizona Cardinals: David Johnson has 11 consecutive games with 100 yards rushing. Bruce Arians-coached teams are 5-1 versus the NFC East.

Atlanta Falcons: Last week, Matt Ryan became first player to pass for at least 200 yards in 50 consecutive games. Julio Jones leads the league with 1,140 yards receiving.

Carolina Panthers: Cam Newton has five rushing touchdowns and is the only player in the NFL with five or more rushing touchdowns in each of the last six seasons. 

Chicago Bears: The Bears put linebacker Danny Trevathan (knee) on season-ending injured reserve. John Timu is expected to start in place of Trevathan.

Dallas Cowboys: Rolando McClain was suspended indefinitely for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy. He has not appeared in a game this season.

Detroit Lions:  Matthew Stafford has had one pass intercepted in the last seven games and six in the last 18, dating to a victory over Oakland in November 2015.

Green Bay Packers: Linebacker Julius Peppers is looking for his third game in a row with a sack. Safety Morgan Burnett has a career-high three sacks.

Minnesota Vikings: The Vikings were forced to give center Nick Easton his first career start in Thursday’s loss to Dallas because Joe Berger has a concussion.

New Orleans Saints: Michael Thomas leads all rookies with 65 catches, 789 yards receiving and seven touchdowns. Dannell Ellerbe has a sack in three consecutive games.

New York Giants: Odell Beckham Jr.'s 252 receptions are third-most by a player through first three seasons. The Giants have not allowed a 100-yard rusher.

Philadelphia Eagles: Zach Ertz has 23 catches since Week 9, tied for most among tight ends. Dorial Green-Beckham tied a career high with six catches vs. Green Bay.

RAMS: They have given up 63 points over the last 64 minutes 2 seconds. The Rams rank last in scoring at 15.5 points per game.


San Francisco 49ers: Colin Kaepernick has completed 59.3% of his passes for 1,110 yards and eight touchdowns with two interceptions over the last four games.


Seattle Seahawks: Bradley Sowell will start at right tackle in place of Garry Gilliam. Center Justin Britt is expected to play after sitting out last week's game because of an ankle injury.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: End Noah Spence was voted the NFL defensive rookie of the month for November with 11 tackles, 2 1/2 sacks and two forced fumbles.

Washington Redskins: Tight end Jordan Reed has been ruled out because of a shoulder injury. Receiver Jamison Crowder has returned two punts for touchdowns this season.

Follow Matt Wilhalme on Twitter @mattwilhalme