Found October 27, 2011 on
Pro Sports Daily:
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford worked with the first-team offense during Thursday's practice session and is on track to start Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos.Stafford has been hobbled by an ankle injury but reportedly looked good in limited action Thursday.The 23-year-old rolled his ankle late in the Lions' 23-16 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. He appeared to move well in Wednesday's practice and should be able to suit up Sunday.Stafford has completed 60.2 percent of his passes this season, throwing for 1,912 yards with 16 touchdowns and four interceptions.
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ALLEN PARK, Mich. There is an obvious reason that every move Matthew Stafford makes this week is being scrutinized and dissected for clues on whether hell be healthy enough to start Sunday against the Denver Broncos.
In the short span of seven games this season, Stafford has shown his value to the Lions.
Staffords elite passing arm gives them an edge at quarterback that they havent...
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was a limited participant in the individual portion of practice today, running lightly during stretching but sitting out some offensive drills.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Quarterback Matthew Stafford's injured right ankle improved enough for him to run the offense in practice Thursday, leaving little doubt that he'll start for the Lions in Sunday's game at Denver.
Stafford ran the offense during the skeleton drills, which are part of the portion of practice open to the media.
On Wednesday, Stafford threw passes during...
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford split reps with backup Shaun Hill in practice on Wednesday, just days removed from suffering an ankle injury.
Stafford, who was in a walking boot following Sunday's 23-16 loss to the Atlanta Falcons, was limited in the individual drills. He did run lightly and stretch, but also sat out some of the skeleton offensive drills.
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford listed as questionable on the team's injury report, while DT Nick Fairley is doubtful
If Matthew Stafford can overcome an injury to take the field, the Lions
surely have a better shot to bounce back from consecutive losses and spoil Tim
Tebow's first home start of the season.
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley missed a second day of practice due to an injured foot, while quarterback Matthew Stafford was limited
Maurice Morris and Keiland Williams combined for 5.22 yards per carry against the Falcons, so why did it seem like the Lions couldn't run? And how come Matthew Stafford kept facing 2nd-and-long and 3rd-and-long?
Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford practiced with the first-team offense for a second straight day Friday and appears likely to play Sunday against the Denver Broncos.