Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford may have acknowledged that he's been part of the problem in recent team losses this week, but that didn't help him perform any better against the New York Giants in Week 16. Stafford threw two interceptions, one of which was a pick six, returned late in the fourth quarter for a touchdown to force overtime.
New York managed to win it on the back of a 45-yard Josh Brown field goal after Stafford failed to lead the team to a score. New York won the game, 23-20.
Stafford is widely recognized as one of the league's top quarterbacks, as he's been pretty consistent with putting up big numbers throughout his career. Stafford throws the ball as much as any quarterback in the league. Unfortunately, he's thrown 11 interceptions over the past five games.
Fantasy Impact: Stafford managed just 25 of 42 completions for 222 yards with no touchdowns and a pair of interceptions in Week 16. He collapsed at the worst time, and if he didn't keep fantasy owners from making it to the championship on Sunday, he certainly did nothing to help them win it at this point.