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The next step in Matt Stafford’s game

This year Matt Stafford quieted those screaming that he isn’t a franchise quarterback yet again. In his first full year with Jim Bob Cooter calling plays, Stafford looked sharp and helped carry this team back into the playoffs once again. However, he still has some hurdles to jump if he really wants to solidify himself […] The next step in Matt Stafford’s game - SideLion Report...
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2 days ago

Matthew Stafford set to become father, expecting less naps

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford’s season is officially done after the Lions lost badly to the Seattle Seahawks, 26-6, at CenturyLink Field on Saturday. Some much-needed R and R is likely on Stafford’s agenda heading into the offseason. But, napping is something that Stafford is going to have to take advantage of while he still has his free time. He made this comment...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Stafford on Pro Bowl snub: ‘Am I unlikeable? Is that the problem?’

The Detroit Lions head into Week 16 in first place in the NFC North with a 9-5 record. They’ll likely earn a trip to the postseason. They also did not boast a single Pro Bowler when the rosters were announced earlier this week. Among the biggest snubs, quarterback Matthew Stafford missed out on being selected to his second Pro Bowl. This, despite the fact that he’s posted 3...
Via Sportsnaut
December 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford blows off concern over dislocated finger

Matthew Stafford dislocated the middle finger on his right hand during the Detroit Lions’ 20-17 victory over the Chicago Bears. But Stafford made it perfectly clear while speaking to reporters Wednesday he isn’t giving much thought to it heading into Sunday’s showdown with the New York Giants. More than that, Stafford insists the injury shouldn’t limit him in any capacity...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Stafford: Finger injury isn’t as bad as one in 2011

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford isn’t too worried about the finger injury he picked up in Week 14, at least relatively speaking. In an appearance on WJR-AM 760’s “The Mitch Albom Show” on Monday, Stafford said that his ailing digit isn’t quite as bad as in 2011 when he suffered a similar injury. “I’ve had the broken index before and played with that, and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford will play through hand injury

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford suffered what sounds like a fairly serious hand injury on Sunday, but it is not expected to keep him out of any games. Lions head coach Jim Caldwell did not get into detail about Stafford’s injury during his press conference on Monday. He did, however, say that Stafford will play in Week 15. Jim Caldwell opens news conference saying...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Stafford wants to be highest-paid QB in NFL

Matthew Stafford is having arguably his best season as a pro, and the Detroit Lions quarterback is seeking to parlay his timely performance into another massive contract. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that Stafford, who is signed with the Lions through the 2017 season, is looking to make more than $25 million per season. That would make him the highest-paid quarterback...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Lions center: Matthew Stafford ‘can make anything happen’

On the road. Down three points. No timeouts and just 23 seconds left. Circumstances don’t seem to matter for Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions, who overcame all the listed obstacles to come from behind and beat the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. The Lions’ overtime win was the team’s fifth comeback victory of the 2016 season. “We all just believed in each other,”...
Via The Sports Daily
November 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Lions OC: Matthew Stafford a better QB without Megatron

It would have seemed counterintuitive at best, outright foolish at worst, to believe heading into the season that Matthew Stafford would prove to be a better quarterback without the retired Calvin Johnson. But according to Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter, that appears to be the case. “I think he’s a growing and developing quarterback, so yes, I do think...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 13, 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’...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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