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NFL Network analyst Marshall Faulk wasn’t impressed by the fact that Mathew Stafford threw for 5,038 yards while leading the Detroit Lions to the playoffs this past season.
“Throwing for 5,000 yards in the NFL right now is nothing,” Faulk said. “I don’t want to take anything away from it. As much as people throw the football now, you better have 5,000 (yards) if you have Calvin Johnson.”
I understand what Faulk is saying, but the way Stafford carried the Lions offense, was very impressive. They never really got a good running game going all season long with the loss of Jahvid Best and this put a lot of pressure on Stafford to preform.
In the end, the most impressive thing to me, was how Stafford led the Lions into the playoffs.
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