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Matthew Stafford threw for over 5,000 yards two seasons ago, and he came within a stonesthrow of doing it again in 2012. Despite those great numbers, Stafford still has a lot of room to grow. Don't believe me? Just ask ESPN's resident analyst, Ron Jaworski.
"Too many forced throws. Overall, he just threw too many passes with poor balance and bad footwork, with a tendency to fall away from the throws," Jaworski said of Stafford. "He needs more consistent mechanics to play at a higher level week in and week out.".
We can dismiss the "too many forced throws" part of Jaws' analysis of Stafford. The Lions rely too heavily on Calvin Johnson, and it's difficult to fault Stafford for a lack of talent outside of his star target.
The issue with Matthew Stafford is his poor mechanics, which Jaws noted in his report. Matthew Stafford is a quarterback that can make split second decisions, and he'll try to put the ball where it needs t...
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The Lions and Matthew Stafford have agreed on a new contract extension that will pay the quarterback big guaranteed money.
So happy & grateful I am able to call this my home (well..unless I get dumped) for even longer!! #MI #greatstate #greatpeople #golions
— Kelly Hall (@kellybhall) July 9, 2013
Gotta love a WAG that knows what’s up. Detroit Lions QB just signed a huge contract extension, and that was the tweet his girlfriend Kelly Hall got when she got the good news. Awesome...
The Detroit Lions are on the verge of locking up their franchise quarterback through the 2017 season.
Matthew Stafford, the No. 1 pick overall in the 2009 NFL Draft, wasn't going anywhere. He had two years remaining on his original contact. The Lions aren't about to let him get away and Stafford seems intent on trying to win in Detroit.
But it's good for both sides...
A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Detroit Lions have agreed to terms on a $53 million, three-year contract extension with Matthew Stafford.
The person, who spoke Tuesday on the condition of anonymity because the agreement has not been announced, says Stafford will make $41.5 million in guarantees as part of a deal that keep him under contract through...
Matthew Stafford has signed a three-year extension with the Lions that is worth $53 million. This deal pushes his current one to five-years and roughly $76.5 million.
When it comes to football you normally can’t look at what the deal is worth, because the business side of the game can come into play and a player could be left on the side of the road in a heartbeat, so you have...
The Lions and quarterback Matthew Stafford have agreed to a a $53M extension that will keep Stafford under contract through the 2017 season.
According to a report by the Associated Press, Stafford will receive $41.5 million in guarantees as part of the new deal.
This is great news for Calvin Johnson dynasty owners as it is clear that Megatron will continue to receive a ridiculous...
The Detroit Lions and Matthew Stafford are reportedly putting the finishing touches on a blockbuster three year $53 million extension according to The Detroit Free Press.
The additional three years on the deal will be worth $53 million, and if you combine that with the two seasons left on his prior deal, Stafford’s could make as much as $76.5 million over the next five years...
Matthew Stafford will be sticking around the Motor City for a few more years. The Detroit Lions’ franchise QB is “on the verge” of a contract extension that will run through 2017 and pay him $75 million, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reported.
That $75 million price tag works out to $15 million per season, though the Lions likely will spread out the signing bonus to...
According to Detroit news outlets and USA Today, the Detroit Lions have agreed to a three-year contract extension for QB Matthew Stafford. The two sides have been embroiled in negotiations for the past several weeks and were hoping to get a deal reached prior to the start of training camp. The deal is worth a reported $73 million dollars with $43 million guaranteed. This deal now...
When guys like Tony Romo are getting $100 million contracts, the Lions really didn’t have a choice.
I just hope Stafford’s regression last season was merely a blip on the radar and not a trend. Because I don’t necessarily think huge contracts have always led to better play.
Lions and QB Matthew Stafford are on verge of blockbuster extension that could be done as early as today...
We reported the news a few minutes ago that quarterback Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions were close to a blockbuster new contract. Well, the two sides have agreed to a deal but it seems more to be a band-aid deal more than anything else. Detroit QB Matthew Stafford will sign a three-year contract extension [...]
Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has agreed to a three-year contract extension that is worth $53 million in new money, according to ESPN's Ed Werder.Fantasy Spin:The 25-year-old is signed through 2017 and is set to receive $43 million in guaranteed money over the next five years. Stafford set a single-season record with 727 passing attempts in 2013 and has racked up 10,005...
Detroit Lions and Matthew Stafford have agreed on a three-year extension reportedly worth $53 million. The deal is rumored to include $41.5 million guaranteed with a $27.5 million signing bonus.The post Where’s The Love: Matthew Stafford appeared first on Gridiron Experts.
The Detroit Lions and quarterback Matthew Stafford agreed on a three-year contract extension Tuesday. The extension is worth $53 million in new money. Stafford had two years and $23.5 million remaining in his