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Grand Rapids Press Aug 18, 2016
Halftime analysis: Matthew Stafford sharp, Lions offense not -- again

Halftime analysis: Matthew Stafford sharp, Lions offense not -- again

The quarterback completed 8 of 11 passes for 113 yards during his three series in Thursday night's exhibition against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Grand Rapids Press Aug 12, 2016

Halftime analysis: Matthew Stafford gets terrible protection in preseason opener

Quarterback Matthew Stafford completed 4 of 6 passes on his lone series, but also was sacked once, hit another time, forced to dodge at least four unmarked pass-rushers and then fumbled away the ball in field-goal position.
Grand Rapids Press Aug 11, 2016
Odds of Lions' Matthew Stafford leading NFL in passing yards are 16-1

Odds of Lions' Matthew Stafford leading NFL in passing yards are 16-1

Golden Tate is 50-1 to lead the NFL in receiving yards, according to Bovada.lv.
Pride Of Detroit Aug 11, 2016

Lions notes: Nate Burleson calls Matthew Stafford the most clutch quarterback under 30

Nate Burleson, even in retirement, still has his quarterback’s back. As you may remember, Nate Burleson was named one of the co-hosts for NFL Network’s new morning show Good Morning Football. The show is nearly two weeks in and Burleson is getting rave reviews. Wednesday, he called Matthew Stafford the most clutch quarterback under 30 in the NFL. While Burleson may be a little biased, he went to Twitter to defend his stance: Most 4th quarter comebacks since 2012: Stafford 14, Wilson 13, Newton 11, Luck 10 Number never lie. He can play... https://t.co/FbiA9i2nzv— Nathaniel E...
Pride Of Detroit Aug 10, 2016

Darius Slay held out of practice with ‘medical situation,’ Jon Bostic carted off

The injury bug continues to hit the Detroit Lions in Pittsburgh. Just a day after potentially losing cornerback Ian Wells for the season, the injury bug hit the Detroit Lions again on Wednesday. First, after a turbulent performance on Tuesday, Darius Slay was mysteriously held out of practice on Wednesday. Slay exhibited no signs of injuries Tuesday night, and even expressed his excitement on getting a second shot at Antonio Brown on Wednesday. “Oh, I’m ready for his ass tomorrow,” Slay said post-practice on Wednesday. But, obviously, he never got his rematch. According to Jim...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 9, 2016
Camp observations: Matthew Stafford rebounds against Steelers, line holds up

Camp observations: Matthew Stafford rebounds against Steelers, line holds up

The Detroit Lions are in town for a couple of joint practices with the Steelers, and it was a pretty clear departure from how the Lions typically run things. Here are some observations
Pride Of Detroit Aug 6, 2016

Detroit Lions training camp Mock Game highlights

Ryan Mathews got EXCLUSIVE highlights from Saturday’s Detroit Lions practice at Ford Field. The Detroit Lions participated in a Mock Game on Saturday at Ford Field in front of a good amount of fans. This is as close to real football as anyone has seen of the 2016 team, although there was no tackling. Our own Ryan Mathews was out there taking some great video of the scrimmage. Things got off to a shaky start for the first-string offense. First, Matthew Stafford completed a pass to Marvin Jones: First play of the drive, Stafford completes a pass to Marvin Jones for a first down. #Lions...
Pride Of Detroit Aug 4, 2016

Lions notes: Matthew Stafford was perfect in the red zone last year

Much of the reason the Lions were so good in the red zone last year was Matthew Stafford. The Detroit Lions offense was mediocre in 2015, but in red zone efficiency, they were one of the league's best. Matthew Stafford is a big reason why: Was looking at some stats and ran into this stunner: Matthew Stafford threw 26 TD passes and 0 INTs in the red zone last year! Wow. — Jordan Raanan (@JordanRaanan) August 4, 2016 Bill Barnwell of ESPN projected each team's chances of having a Hall of Famer on their current roster. He gave the Lions just a 1-10 percent chance, which is hard to...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 4, 2016
Matthew Stafford 'in complete control' of Lions offense

Matthew Stafford 'in complete control' of Lions offense

ALLEN PARK --The Detroit Lions were working on their 2-minute offense Wednesday night when corner Nevin Lawson committed a crucial pass-interference penalty in the end zone with no time left. That gave Matthew Stafford one last chance to punch the...
Pride Of Detroit Aug 3, 2016

Detroit Lions training camp Day 5 recap: Theo Riddick returns to practice

The Lions practiced in front of first responders on Wednesday night. The Detroit Lions had their first night practice on Wednesday: A special practice for select police officers, firefighters and EMTs to attend. The practice was an extremely generous gesture to the servicemen and women of the Metro Detroit area. Here’s a recap of the night: Before practice Before the Lions even took the field, Matthew Stafford and his wife Kelly made the night even more special. Matthew Stafford's wife, Kelly, and Rod Wood passing out free preseason tickets to first responders...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 3, 2016
Matthew Stafford and his wife, Kelly, donate Lions tickets to first-responders

Matthew Stafford and his wife, Kelly, donate Lions tickets to first-responders

The couple, which has been increasingly involved in the community in recent years -- including donating $1 million to help renovate a field at a local youth center last year -- approached the Lions with the idea to donate preseason tickets to the first-responders who attended practice.
Pride Of Detroit Aug 2, 2016

This official Detroit Lions teaser video will get you pumped for football

Get pumped, Detroit Lions football is almost here. Training camp is underway. The first preseason game is less than two weeks away. Detroit Lions football is almost here, and the team is in full-on hype mode. The Detroit Lions released a trailer on Tuesday that is going to make the hairs on the back of your neck perk up: Coming soon...https://t.co/xBpj7d8Sxv— Detroit Lions (@Lions) August 2, 2016 The video perfectly overlays motivational quotes from Bob Quinn, Matthew Stafford and Jim Caldwell atop early scenes from training camp. Hearing Quinn and Caldwell talk about winning so...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 2, 2016

Matthew Stafford frustrated by Lions teammates playing Pokemon Go in facility

Stafford said his disdain for the wildly popular app, which has been downloaded more than 100 million times since its launch, grew during a pre-camp trip to Ann Arbor with his wife.
Grand Rapids Press Aug 2, 2016
Column: Lions rookie Taylor Decker in key role protecting Matthew Stafford

Column: Lions rookie Taylor Decker in key role protecting Matthew Stafford

The first-round pick from Ohio State is projected as Detroit's opening-day left tackle at age 22 and with no NFL experience.
Grand Rapids Press Jul 29, 2016
Could Matthew Stafford actually be better than he was at end of last season?

Could Matthew Stafford actually be better than he was at end of last season?

ALLEN PARK -- Matthew Stafford threw 19 touchdowns in the second half of last season, and just two interceptions. He completed 70 percent of his passes during that stretch, and compiled a QB rating of 110.1. No Detroit Lions quarterback...

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