Mallett threw for 65 yards, going 9 of 14 on the evening. He had a good series going at the very close of the game, carefully working the Patriots down field with a 12 play drive. Time ran out before Mallett could convert the drive into points.
The Lions’ Drew Stanton threw a four yard pass to Derrick Williams to close a 12 play drive at the start of the fourth quarter to give the Lions their closing points. Stanton finished the game with 93 passing yards.