By the numbers: Week 10

0: Detroit’s turnover differential this season, which is tied with Dallas for 16th in the league. New England leads the NFL with a plus-17 differential. The New York Giants are last at minus-12.

2nd: Detroit’s punt coverage unit is the second best in football. The Lions held the league’s No. 1 punt return man, Tarik Cohen, to just a 4.5 average last week. For the year, the Lions are allowing just 3.6 yards per return on average.

4: Kenny Golladay has four 100-yard receiving performances this season (132, 123, 121 & 117). His eight receiving touchdowns leads the NFL.

6: The Lions rank sixth in total offense (387.4) after Week 10. That trails only Dallas (437.4), Baltimore (421.7), Kansas City (404.7), Houston (396.7) and Seattle (389.1). The Lions play the Cowboys Sunday at Ford Field.

15: Marvin Jones Jr. (15), Golladay (14) and Danny Amendola (10) all rank in the top 15 in the NFC in third-down receptions.

22: Opponents have scored 22 red-zone touchdowns on the Lions this season. That’s the second most in the NFL behind Kansas City (23) and Arizona (23).

30: Detroit ranks 30th in total defense (402.1) after nine games. Only Arizona (412.5) and Cincinnati (429.4) rank lower.

38.4: Percent of Detroit’s receiving yards that are gained after the catch, the fourth lowest percentage in the NFL. It just emphasizes the Lions’ ability to push the ball down the field in their passing game. Their pass catchers are making contested plays down the field.

866: Total rushing yards on the season for the Lions through nine games. Dalvin Cook (991), Christian McCaffrey (989) and Nick Chubb (919) have rushed for more yards by themselves than the Lions have as a team.

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