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NFL Week 2 PFF ReFocused: Detroit Lions 13, Los Angeles Chargers 10

The Detroit Lions made up for their disappointing Week 1 result by beating the Los Angeles Chargers, 13-10, in Week 2 of NFL action.

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Final Score

Detroit Lions 13, Los Angeles Chargers 10

Detroit Lions

Matthew Stafford had one of his typical up-and-down games. His interceptions were both forced deep down the field, but he also had a couple of big-time throws.

Kenny Golladay had a really solid game going against an under-manned secondary. He was easily Stafford's favorite target and seemed to be open the majority of the game.

Darius Slay was getting picked on all day covering Keenan Allen, but he bounced back and came away with the game-winning interception.

The Chargers ran outside to avoid run-stopper Damon Harrison, but they missed too many tackles at the second level, extending some of the Chargers' drives.

Los Angeles Chargers

Mike Williams had two spectacular catches, one laying out on the left sideline right before the half to put the Chargers in field goal position. Keenan Allen ran crisp routes and drew multiple holding calls on Darius Slay.

Austin Ekeler and Justin Jackson continued to shine in the absence of Melvin Gordon. They broke multiple tackles and ripped off a couple of huge plays that were ultimately called back. The one huge downfall for Ekeler was the fumble as he leaped into the endzone.

Thomas Davis Sr. seemed to be involved in almost every play, whether it was good or bad. He was solid in the run game and made multiple stops, but he was targeted throughout the game and allowed several completions into his coverage.

Joey Bosa was dominant today. He had his way with the Lions' offensive line in the running game and didn't give the Lions' running backs much room to operate.

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