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Detroit Lions will stick with Matthew Stafford as starting QB

The 0-5 Detroit Lions are a terrible mess, and after three blaring interceptions thrown by Matthew Stafford in Sunday’s massacre against the Arizona Cardinals, the quarterback was benched by head coach Jim Caldwell. The benching isn’t permanent, and Caldwell explained that Stafford will start in Week 6 against the Chicago Bears. “It’s like a pitcher not having a very...
Via Sportsnaut
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jim Caldwell warned Matthew Stafford at halftime about benching

The Lions fell to 0-5 on Sunday after a 42-17 defeat to the Cardinals. Among the talking points after the game was the decision by Jim Caldwell to bench Matthew Stafford during the third quarter. Stafford struggled in the first half, throwing an interception on Detroit’s opening drive of the game and another early in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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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
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Matthew Stafford benched for poor play against Cardinals

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell benched quarterback Matthew Stafford midway through the third quarter losing by a score of 35-7 in Week 5 against the Arizona Cardinals. 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-32 passes for just 188 yards with one...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks DL Michael Bennett Holds JFK's Assassination Against Matthew Stafford

Seattle Sehawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett is heck of a player and a whole lot of fun to watch when he is on the field. However, sometimes it is even more fun to hear what he says off the field. The man is almost known as much for being a sound byte machine as he is a nightmare to offenses everywhere.After Monday night's game against the Detroit Lions he had a great one about...
Via FatManWriting
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett dislikes Stafford because of JFK assassination

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett is one of the funniest players in the NFL today, and he knows it. Whether it’s riding a police bike around CenturyLink Field, or calling out team owner Paul Allen over Kam Chancellor’s contract situation, Bennett is the NFL’s unofficial king of comedy. It must run in the family, as his brother, Martellus, compared Bears quarterback...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Matthew Stafford wanted to block, but didn’t

Vine There’s no questioning Matthew Stafford’s toughness. You can call out his decision-making, his accuracy and his inability to make the touch pass, but he’s a tough dude.  But there are limits to everyone’s toughness.  Stafford (wisely) chose not to lay the boom (or the exact opposite on a run by Ameer Abdullah Monday night. He thought about it…wanted to…and then...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford’s wife thanks loyal Lions fans in Instagram post (pic)

With the Detroit Lions starting off the season a surprising 0-3, many of the team’s fans have started to turn on the woeful, winless squad. But the wife of Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford took to social media to point out that not only are there some fans who remain loyal to the team, but to also thank them for their heartfelt gestures of support. “Although many in this city...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford says he's 'good to go' for Week 2

Matthew Stafford was seen wearing a bulky wrap around his right elbow on Monday after getting blasted on Sunday in San Diego. The Detroit Lions starting quarterback assured reporters there isn’t cause for concern heading into Week 2 when the Lions travel to Minnesota to face the Vikings. “I’ll be good to go,” Stafford told the Free Press. Stafford wore a sleeve around the...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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