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Matthew Stafford doesn’t expect to tape his fingers this week

Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford‘s status was uncertain at this point last week because of a right hand injury that he suffered late in the Week 13 loss to the Ravens. Stafford started the week as a limited participant in practice, but moved up to a full workload with his pinky and ring finger taped for [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Caldwell: Stafford ‘not out of the woods yet’ with hand injury

Matthew Stafford suffered a hand injury in last weekend’s loss to the Baltimore Ravens, and it sounds like there is at least a chance that it could prevent him from playing on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.After initial fears that he may have fractured a bone in his hand, X-rays came back negative for Stafford and he was diagnosed with just a bruise. However, the injury...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford sore, uncertain for Week 14

Matthew Stafford exited the Detroit Lions’ recent loss with a hand injury, and the quarterback isn’t a lock to start in Week 14.Kyle Meinke of MLive notes Lions coach Jim Caldwell said he doesn’t know whether the injury to Stafford’s throwing hand will affect his ability to play.“We’ll have to kind of see how that goes, to be honest with you. any time that you’re dealing with a throwing...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford has bruise on throwing hand

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford avoided the worst-case scenario after suffering a hand injury on Sunday.Stafford was knocked out of the game against the Baltimore Ravens amid some initial fears that he fractured his throwing hand. X-rays came back negative, though, and Stafford escaped with only a bruise. This is far from the first time Stafford has been beaten up this...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Marvin Jones makes amazing catch in between Vikings defenders

Even double coverage wasn’t enough to slow down Marvin Jones on Thanksgiving.The Lions trailed by 11 points to begin the fourth quarter, and the team did not get conservative in its playcalling when attempting to cut into the Vikings’ lead.Faced with a third-and-14 situation early in the game’s final stanza, Lions quarterback Matt Stafford aired it out down the field, looking for...
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions' Matthew Stafford suffers ankle injury on TD pass

The play itself was otherwise awesome. But it could have wide-ranging ramifications on the Detroit Lions’ playoff hopes.Early in the fourth quarter of Thursday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings, Stafford hit Marvin Jones on this beautiful 43-yard touchdown pass to pull Detroit to within four points. Unfortunately, Stafford saw his troublesome right ankle rolled up on, forcing...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden Tate not impressed with Jameis Winston’s odd pregame speech

Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate was not in the least bit impressed with Jameis Winston’s odd pregame speech.Video circulated of Winston trying to fire up his Buccaneers before Sunday’s game with a speech about eating and getting a “W.” One satirical NFL Twitter account got a hold of it and asked fans to retweet if they essentially thought Winston was being an oddball and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford has ‘Kershaw’ audible seemingly about friend

The Detroit Lions’ offense has one of the coolest audibles we’ve heard.During the third quarter of the Lions’ Monday night game against the New York Giants, quarterback Matthew Stafford could be heard saying “Kershaw” for one of his calls at the line of scrimmage: The “Kershaw” audible seemed to be a nod to Stafford’s childhood friend, Clayton Kershaw.The two grew up playing sports...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford to keep diaper industry in business with deal

The Detroit Lions just made quarterback Matthew Stafford the highest-paid player in the NFL. Stafford agreed to terms on a whopping five-year extension worth $135 million on Monday evening.So, what exactly does Stafford plan to spend his new paycheck on? Not cars, or a new house. Not even a luxurious vacation home. Diapers. And, lots of them. Stafford’s wife Kelly gave birth to two...
Via Sportsnaut
August 29, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Lions sign Matthew Stafford to record extension

Move over Derek Carr, you have some company.According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Detroit Lions are expected to sign quarterback Matthew Stafford to a five-year contract extension that will make him the highest-paid player in NFL history. A deal between the two sides had been bandied about for some time. But the closer we moved to the regular season, the less likely an extension...
Via Sportsnaut
August 29, 2017  |  Discuss

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