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Matthew Stafford wants to play for the Lions ‘a long time’

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford hopes to play with his team for years to come. However, will the team still want him come this season’s end? “Listen, that’s not up to me. It’s not,” Stafford said on FOX2 (h/t “I love playing here. I’ve enjoyed it. We’ll see what happens. Hopefully I’m here for a long time.” Stafford has been under...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford’s wife rails against criticism of husband

 The wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford again has taken to social media defend her husband amid reports relted to recently ousted Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi. “So I guess I’m a little behind the time since I have been enjoying myself on the beach,” Kelly Stafford wrote on Instagram. “Heard that one of the coaches, who got fired, came after...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Orlovsky and Sam Martin have Matthew Stafford’s back on Twitter

Getty Images Matthew Stafford has been under fire for a lot of the changes happening in Allen Park. Following Martha Ford’s executive housecleaning Thursday, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport tweeted that 2015 could be Matthew Stafford’s last year in Detroit.  The Lions will have paid Stafford all of his guaranteed money on his current contract by the end of this year.  Rapoport...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions' backup QB describes new OC Jim Bob Cooter as a pessimist

Lions QB Dan Orlovsky says Jim Bob Cooter is a tough man to impress. Kevin Hoffman USA TODAY SportsThe Detroit Lions have fired offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi and replaced him with quarterbacks coach Jim Bob Cooter, who will takeover the play-calling and try to get the 1-6 team back on track for the remainder of the season.Expecting an immediate turnaround might be wishful thinking...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Larry Fitzgerald even catches passes from Lions quarterbacks

It was a really, really rough day for the Detroit Lions. They were absolutely crushed by the Arizona Cardinals on their home field 42-17. Matthew Stafford was benched in favor of Dan Orlovsky, and it didn’t make much of a difference. Stafford and Orlovsky combined for 279 passing yards, two touchdowns and four interceptions. They completed 41-of-70 passes and pretty much acknowledged...
Via Gamedayr
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions final mock draft (Day 3)

Day 3 (Rounds 4-7 ) of the 2014 NFL Draft will begin at noon on Saturday, May 10. The Detroit Lions have three fourth-round picks and one selection in rounds six and seven. Detroit Lions final mock draft (Day 1) Here’s who I have the Lions drafting to this point: Round 1, Pick 10 (10th overall). Anthony Barr, OLB, UCLA Round 2, Pick 13 (45th overall). Marcus Martin, C, USC  ...
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions bring back Dan Orlovsky to back up Matthew Stafford

The Lions agreed to a one-year deal with Dan Orlovsky on Wednesday, bringing back the only quarterback in NFL history to unknowingly run out of his own end zone and spackle my brother’s basement. Orlovsky started seven games for the 0-16 Lions, including the game when he rolled out of his own end zone in a 12-10 loss to the Vikings. The FOX announcers that day called Orlovsky...
Via Detroit4lyfe
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions add veteran backup quarterback Dan Orlovsky

The Detroit Lions have signed veteran quarterback Dan Orlovsky to a one-year contract. Murmurs of the 30-year-old’s return to Detroit began this week. With the Lions he will be listed as the teams No. 2 quarterback after the team failed to re-sign Shaun Hill. In addition to his time with the Lions, Orlovsky is familiar with new coach Jim Caldwell who he started five games for while...
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Orlovsky returns to Lions as backup quarterback

Dan Orlovsky is returning to the Detroit Lions after agreeing to a one-year deal on Wednesday. Let the jokes begin. Orlovsky infamously made himself a part of Lions' lore when he stepped on the line in the back of the end zone for a safety six years ago in what turned into a two-point loss to Minnesota. It was an unforgettable moment in the Lions' 0-16 season during which he played...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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