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MATTHEW STAFFORD RUMORS

Steve Young: ‘I’m worried about Matthew’ Stafford

Detroit Lions fans have patiently waited for Matthew Stafford to become more than a mid-tier quarterback, and Hall of Famer Steve Young feels the same way. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Young said he’s concerned about the Lions gunslinger because Stafford’s production has yet to consistently match his potential. “I’m worried about Matthew because...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: 5-Star Georgia QB Jacob Eason Was Proudly Wearing Matthew Stafford Jersey

Georgia reeled in one of the top quarterbacks in the 2016 recruiting class in five-star Jacob Eason, who has already enrolled at UGA. It was a big get for first-year head coach Kirby Smart.  Eason wanted to come to Georgia, not only for where he thinks the program is headed, but also because of the program’s past, the players who have come before him. So it should come as no surprise...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Stafford: Calvin Johnson ‘serious’ with retirement talk

    Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson surprised many football fans last week when he revealed in a statement that he is contemplating retirement, and his quarterback insists the six-time Pro Bowler would not say something like that unless he meant it. In an interview with “The Mitch Albom Show” on WJR-AM 760 this week, Matthew Stafford was asked about Johnson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford’s wife under fire for selling her Lions tickets

After several social media run-ins with disgruntled fans — as well as the media — during a disappointing season for the Detroit Lions, Matthew Stafford’s wife has once again run afoul of the team’s passionate fan base by offering up tickets to the team’s game against the New Orleans Saints on Monday night via StubHub. Kelly Stafford took to Instagram ahead of the Lions’...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Did Lions not get Matthew Stafford's history-making ball?

Matthew Stafford has been one of the most prolific passers in the history of the NFL during his early career. It may not seem possible, but Stafford’s numbers don’t lie and this past weekend he became the fastest player to the 25,000-yard mark. Naturally, the ball that was thrown for the history-making mark would be of value to the quarterback and the Detroit Lions organization...
Via The Comeback
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford wife Kelly: Lions got ‘screwed per the usual’

    The Detroit Lions fell victim to a controversial call that may have indirectly resulted in a loss Thursday night, and we know one player’s wife who is not going to let the NFL off the hook for it. The lovely Mrs. Kelly Stafford, of course. Stafford, the wife of Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, has been known to rip officials when things don’t go in Detroit’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

The 2015 Detroit Lions are a shocking disappointment

In 2008, the Detroit Lions made history in a way that can only be described as the complete opposite of winning the Super Bowl. They went 0-16 on their way to becoming the worst team in NFL history, and one of the worst teams of all time, period. As a result, then-owner William Clay Ford, Sr. cleaned house. Head coach Rod Marinelli along with most of his staff were fired, offensive...
Via The Sports Quotient
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Stafford’s future with Lions ‘very much in doubt’

The Detroit Lions have begun cleaning house. In the past week or so, the team has fired offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi, general manager Martin Mayhew and team president Tom Lewand. Could the starting quarterback be on his way out of Motown, too? Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that Matthew Stafford’s future with the Lions...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford benched for poor play against Cardinals

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell benched quarterback Matthew Stafford midway through the third quarter on Sunday. The Lions were losing by a score of 35-7 in Week 5 against the Arizona Cardinals at the time. Stafford was having trouble all game long connecting with his receivers downfield and had made some bad mistakes. When he left the game, the veteran had completed 20-of...
Via Sportsnaut
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford's wife blasts ‘incompetent’ NFL refs

The Detroit Lions fell victim to one of the most controversial — and clearly incorrect — calls of the season Monday night, and the starting quarterback’s wife is fired up about it. On Wednesday, Matthew Stafford’s wife Kelly shared a screenshot on Instagram of a text message exchange she had with her husband. Stafford informed...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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