4:41 AM EDT, Fri April 25, 2014
Detroit News 13 hours ago

Matthew Stafford certain Lions' offense will remain aggressive under new staff

After five seasons with the same head coach, offensive coordinator and playbook, it's going to take some time and patience for Matthew Stafford to learn and adjust to something completely new.
Grand Rapids Press 15 hours ago
Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford, Golden Tate quickly developing chemistry

Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford, Golden Tate quickly developing chemistry

Stafford's arm strength and precision have impressed Tate as the pair work on their timing during the team's voluntary minicamp.
Detroit News Apr 24, 2014

Lions' Golden Tate, Matthew Stafford working on communication skills

Tate is pushing hard to keep the lines of communication open with Stafford even during these early drills. 'He has a lot of talent and I think I have a lot of talent,' Tate said.
Detroit Free Press Apr 24, 2014

New Lions WR Tate is working with Stafford to adjust to new offense

Golden Tate doesn't know exactly what Matthew Stafford is thinking every time he bobs his head or waves his arm, but soon enough the Lions' prized free-agent acquisition figures he will.
Detroit News Apr 19, 2014

Why do you care how much money Matthew Stafford makes?

Stafford ranked sixth among the magazine's list of the 50 top-paid athletes in the world. His listed salary of $31.5 million was topped only by Floyd Mayweather ($73.5 million), Cristiano Ronaldo ($50.176 million), Lionel Messi ($50.05 million), Aaron Rodgers ($40 million) and Zlatan Ibrahimovic ($35.06 million).
Pride Of Detroit Apr 17, 2014
Lions notes: Defensive ends, Matthew Stafford, more

Lions notes: Defensive ends, Matthew Stafford, more

Lions notes looks at the high expectations for Ziggy Ansah and Devin Taylor, Matthew Stafford's interest in the draft and much more. Why didn't the Detroit Lions put more of an emphasis on finding help at defensive end in free agency? They seem quite confident in Ziggy Ansah and Devin Taylor. Teryl Austin said he expects "big improvement" from both Ziggy Ansah & Devin Taylor. Taylor reported last week heavier but in better shape — Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) April 15, 2014 Matthew Stafford isn't too different from fans when it comes to the draft process. From the Lions' official...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 15, 2014
Matthew Stafford ranked sixth among world's best-paid athletes -- ahead of Tom Brady, Calvin Johnson

Matthew Stafford ranked sixth among world's best-paid athletes -- ahead of Tom Brady, Calvin Johnson

What do Tom Brady, Kobe Bryant, Calvin Johnson, Peyton Manning and Albert Pujols have in common? They're all heading to their respective Halls of Fame someday. They all made less money last year than Matthew Stafford.
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford in elite class with Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford in elite class with Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady

Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was one of the three highest paid players on American sports teams in 2013, according to an ESPN survey of worldwide sports salaries. Stafford, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady were three of only seven professional athletes in the world who made at least $31 million last year. This is based strictly on salary, not endorsement money. Rodgers ($40 million) was ranked fourth while Stafford ($31.5 million) was sixth and Brady ($31 million was seventh. Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson ($25 million) was tied for 16th...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 11, 2014
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford doesn't care about your criticism (or anybody else's)

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford doesn't care about your criticism (or anybody else's)

Everybody, it seems, has an opinion on Matthew Stafford these days. And Matthew Stafford doesn't care.
Grand Rapids Press Apr 10, 2014
Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford studied New Orleans Saints' film in preparation for offseason

Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford studied New Orleans Saints' film in preparation for offseason

The NFL's collective bargaining agreement prohibits players and coaches from having official interaction during the offseason, so Stafford took it upon himself to study some Saints film as the Lions prepare to transition to a new offensive scheme under Jim Caldwell and Joe Lombardi.
Detroit News Apr 10, 2014

Matthew Stafford: I can get better, and so can entire Lions team

Matthew Stafford sat back this offseason and watched the Lions hire Jim Caldwell, partly because of the work he did with quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Joe Flacco. He watched them hire offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi, partly because of his work with quarterback Drew Brees.
Pride Of Detroit Apr 6, 2014
Jim Caldwell talks about keys to success for quarterbacks

Jim Caldwell talks about keys to success for quarterbacks

What does Matthew Stafford need to do to become a "championship" quarterback? Check out what Jim Caldwell had to say last week. Shortly after he was hired by the Detroit Lions, Jim Caldwell emphasized footwork as an area where Matthew Stafford could use some improvement. Many fans have been saying that for years, and Caldwell immediately recognized the importance of making sure that Stafford's footwork gets better. Good footwork is certainly one of the keys to being a successful quarterback, and it can directly affect things like timing and accuracy. Caldwell actually said last week that...
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford engaged

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford engaged

Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is engaged to his long-time girlfriend Kelly Hall. They met while in school at Georgia where she was a cheerleader and he, of course, was the Bulldogs’ quarterback. Hall made the announcement via Twitter (@KellyBHall) with an Instagram photo of the two of them eating ice cream with a large diamond on her left ring finger.  Hall graduated from the Oakland University nursing program in December. Stafford, 26, will be entering his sixth season with the Lions. (Follow @PaulaPasche on Twitter. Order her book,  “100 Things Lions Fans Should...
Detroit News Mar 31, 2014

Lions' Matthew Stafford, longtime girlfriend Kelly Hall are engaged

Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has a reason to celebrate this offseason. After years of dating, it appears Stafford and girlfriend Kelly Hall are engaged.
Detroit Free Press Mar 31, 2014

Sorry, ladies: Matthew Stafford gets engaged to longtime girlfriend

Hall posted a picture on her Instagram account of the two eating ice cream with a ring on her left ring finger and the caption, 'Don't think I could be any happier!! #icecream.' Stafford and Hall have dated since their college days at Georgia, and Hall is a regular at Lions games, both home and away.

Matthew Stafford Photos

Lions Player News

  • 3

    Mikel Leshoure

    Mikel Leshoure misses two days of Lions minicamp with 'personal issue'

  • 2

    Matthew Stafford

    Matthew Stafford certain Lions' offense will remain aggressive under new staff

  • 2

    Ryan Broyles

    Lions notes: Ryan Broyles, Detroit's new defense, more

  • 2

    Larry Warford

  • 1

    Ndamukong Suh

    Could Lions consider drafting DT Donald? Kiper Jr. would be surprised

  • 1

    Calvin Johnson

    Lions minicamp report: CB Gilbert visits, G Warford sits out

  • 1

    Reggie Bush

    Who's No. 2: Archie Manning or Reggie Bush? New Orleans Saints' best picks by draft slot | Thursday's Dunc Shot

  • 1

    Chris Houston

    Video: Detroit Lions writers wrap up minicamp and discuss CB Chris Houston's absence

  • 1

    Brandon Pettigrew

    Oft-injured WR Broyles hits practice field with Lions

  • 1

    Joique Bell

    Lions injury report: Several players miss Tuesday's practice