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Fantasy Update

Dec 15, 2014
FFChamps.com
Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was very quiet in a 16-14 win over Minnesota.Fantasy Spin:He was 17-of-28 for 153 yards and one touchdown. The Vikings dominated time of possession and Stafford and the offense couldn't get much going. he should be much better in Week 16 against a very giving Bears defense.
Dec 14, 2014
Rotoworld
Matthew Stafford completed 17-of-28 throws for 153 yards and a touchdown in the Lions' Week 16 win over the Vikings.
Pride Of Detroit Dec 18, 2014

Film Room: Lions' passing attack should get back on track

One of the key reasons for the Detroit Lions' success during their last meeting with the Chicago Bears was the combination of Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson. Despite just 153 yards and one touchdown against the Minnesota Vikings last week, the Detroit Lions' passing attack has a chance to turn things around this week against Chicago. The Bears have averaged 272 yards allowed per game, including 390 yards and two touchdowns against the Lions on Thanksgiving. One of the key reasons for the Lions' success during their last meeting with the Bears was the combination of Matthew Stafford and...
Grand Rapids Press Dec 18, 2014
The philosophical change that helped Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford finally curb his turnovers

The philosophical change that helped Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford finally curb his turnovers

With two games to go in the regular season, Stafford has just 10 interceptions. His career best for a full season is 16.
FFChamps.com Dec 15, 2014

Stafford, Calvin, Tate Quiet In Week 15

Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was very quiet in a 16-14 win over Minnesota.Fantasy Spin:He was 17-of-28 for 153 yards and one touchdown. The Vikings dominated time of possession and Stafford and the offense couldn't get much going. he should be much better in Week 16 against a very giving Bears defense.
Grand Rapids Press Dec 14, 2014
The rumors about Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford getting sick were true, sort of

The rumors about Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford getting sick were true, sort of

There were a lot of rumors flying around Sunday morning that Matthew Stafford had contracted the bug that forced several Detroit Lions players to miss practice this week. Turns out that was only half right.
Rotoworld Dec 14, 2014

Pass game struggles, but Lions get victory - Matthew Stafford (QB) Detroit Lions

Matthew Stafford completed 17-of-28 throws for 153 yards and a touchdown in the Lions' Week 16 win over the Vikings.
Grand Rapids Press Dec 14, 2014
Detroit Lions QB coach Jim Bob Cooter works Matthew Stafford relentlessly

Detroit Lions QB coach Jim Bob Cooter works Matthew Stafford relentlessly

The question of the day seems to be: Why did it take so long for Stafford and the offense to ignite? And why now? Jim Bob Cooter, in his first year as Stafford's quarterback coach, says the answer is two-pronged.
Pride Of Detroit Dec 11, 2014

Jim Caldwell's quotes from Thursday

A recap of Jim Caldwell's comments from Thursday. Below is a look at what Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell had to say on Thursday. (Quotes provided by the Lions.) On how he evaluates the performance of a quarterback coach: "Probably the way we evaluate everything in this league: performance, business, it's a meritocracy. You look at it from that standpoint." On how Jim Bob Cooter has done with QB Matthew Stafford to this point: "Good, he's done well." On if he's noticed anything improve in Stafford's game: "I think, obviously you can't just look at numbers and make a ...
Grand Rapids Press Dec 11, 2014
Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford sets new career high for sacks

Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford sets new career high for sacks

Stafford has now been sacked 39 times this season, a new career high. His previous worst had been 36 in 2011. And there are still three games to go, starting Sunday with a Minnesota Vikings team that already got to Stafford four times in a Week 6 game.
Pride Of Detroit Dec 11, 2014

Is Matthew Stafford hitting his stride?

After weeks of below-average play, has Matthew Stafford finally figured out the new offense? We've all been waiting for the 2011 version of Matthew Stafford to show up again. That was by far his most productive and most successful season as an NFL quarterback. After putting up over 40 touchdowns and 5,000 yards, Stafford won comeback player of the year, and talk began of whether or not the young gunslinger was ready to make the jump into the upper echelon of quarterbacks. But we all know how that ended up. We also know that the majority of the Detroit Lions' offseason was spent building a...
Grand Rapids Press Dec 8, 2014
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford peaking at the right time

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford peaking at the right time

Stafford became the first Lions quarterback since Dave Kreig in 1994 to complete 75 percent of his passes in back-to-back games.
Pride Of Detroit Dec 8, 2014

Lions notes: More on Sunday's win over Buccaneers

Lions notes looks at various tidbits from Sunday's win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Sunday's game was the Detroit Lions' first win in December since they beat the San Diego Chargers on Dec. 24, 2011. (Yes, the Lions managed to go winless in December in each of the last two years.) Keep it up, Matthew Stafford. Stafford now has back-to-back 100-plus passer rating games for first time since the end of 2011 -- when he got hot and lions made playoffs — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) December 7, 2014 Season-high quarterback rating for Matthew Stafford. 133.3 better than the 125.3 he...
Grand Rapids Press Dec 7, 2014
Grading the Detroit Lions: Matthew Stafford shines again in win over Tampa Bay

Grading the Detroit Lions: Matthew Stafford shines again in win over Tampa Bay

Stafford has put together the best back-to-back performances of his career.
Grand Rapids Press Dec 5, 2014
Detroit Lions Q&A: Jed Collins opens up on long road to NFL, National Anthem freakouts

Detroit Lions Q&A: Jed Collins opens up on long road to NFL, National Anthem freakouts

The Detroit Lions fullback has scored a touchdown this year. He's caught a pass on a fake punt. He's made several plays on special teams. And he was the target of an elaborate (and epic) prank by Matthew Stafford.
Grand Rapids Press Dec 1, 2014
Ask Kyle: On whether Ray Rice is a fit for the Detroit Lions

Ask Kyle: On whether Ray Rice is a fit for the Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions just rocked the Chicago Bears. They're in the thick of the playoff chase with four games to go. Matthew Stafford is playing lights out. And what question did I see more than any other for this week's mailbag? Whether Ray Rice is a fit.

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