Originally posted on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 9/7/12

DETROIT - NOVEMBER 7: Matthew Stafford of the Detroit Lions warms up prior to the start of the game against the New York Jets at Ford Field on November 7, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
Everybody should feel bad for Sam Bradford in this matchup because that boy named Suh and company will unleash the hounds on the Sooner legend. Speaking of quarterbacks, how about the career season that Matthew Stafford had? Calvin Johnson is arguably the best player in the entire NFL when you take away a few of those franchise quarterbacks, but Stafford has an absolute rifle. The jealousy by even the All-Pro signal-caller’s is at an all-time high because the Lions have a bright future with two superstar talents. There isn’t a throw that Stafford cannot make and though he is gotten in trouble when he attempts to escape the pocket, he is a decent enough athlete to throw on the run. Stafford is coming off 5,038 yards and 41 TD, which is the type of season that no Lion quarterback has ever accomplished before. Times are changing in the NFL with more concussions and running backs getting longer in the tooth quicker than ever before, passing is the way to go. Stopping spread offenses hav...
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