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What should we expect from Matthew Stafford in 2016?

I find it interesting when fans or pundits form opinions on active players. Good or bad, once someone has expressed their stance it becomes almost irreversible. It makes for better television to have people say outlandish things and stick to them until the boorish end. Matthew Stafford’s first two season in the NFL were not what anyone had hoped. He would start only 13 games...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Stafford talks about possibility of a Calvin Johnson return

Matt Stafford and the Lions have some things to figure out this offseason. Namely, just what they're going to wedge into that gaping, Calvin Johnson-sized crater in the team's offense.Stafford and Lions head coach Jim Caldwell recently gave an interview to WJR-AM in Detroit (h/t's Justin Rogers) about Johnson and the prospect of a comeback for the recently retired wide...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford thinks Calvin Johnson will remain retired

When a player who had 88 catches for 1,214 yards and nine touchdowns the previous season decides to retire the way Calvin Johnson did, it’s an easy inclination to continue wondering whether that player will reconsider his decision. Matthew Stafford does not think Megatron will. Stafford was interviewed on WJR-AM this week and talked about his longtime teammate’s decision to...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford: Things will be ‘obviously different’ without Calvin Johnson

Calvin Johnson shocked the NFL world in March when he officially announced his retirement at the age of 30. Matthew Stafford, Johnson’s longtime Detroit Lions teammate, understands that things — both on and off the field — will be a lot different without Megatron in the fold. Stafford pointed out that there were already plenty of changes in store for the Lions offense under...
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April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Photos: Matthew Stafford’s Back At Georgia, Has Advice For Bulldogs’ 5-Star Jacob Eason

One of the greatest players in the history of Georgia’s football program is back in Athens, Ga.  Matthew Stafford, the Bulldogs’ former quarterback taken No. 1 overall in the 2009 NFL Draft, has returned to his alma mater.  The 28-year-old quarterback is back for Georgia’s coaching clinic.  Matthew Stafford is at UGA for the coaches’ clinic today.
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March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Why Detroit Lions fans should appreciate Matthew Stafford

In the 2009 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions held the first overall pick after becoming the first team in NFL history to go 0-16 in a season. During that season, Dan Orlovsky, Daunte Culpepper, and Jon Kitna all started at quarterback, showing insecurity at the position. So, with that first pick, the Lions drafted a young gunslinger from Georgia by the name of Matthew Stafford. Stafford...
March 14, 2016  |  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’...
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December 22, 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...
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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 Kelly that the league might be fining him for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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