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Fantasy Update

Oct 26, 2014
Rotoworld
Matthew Stafford completed 24-of-47 passes for 325 yards, two touchdowns and an interception against the Falcons in London Week 8.
Pride Of Detroit Oct 27, 2014
Lions notes: More on Sunday's win over Falcons

Lions notes: More on Sunday's win over Falcons

Lions notes looks at various tidbits from Sunday's win over the Atlanta Falcons. On his 59-yard bomb to Golden Tate, Matthew Stafford set the Detroit Lions' franchise record for career touchdown passes. Bobby Layne previously held the record with 118, and now Stafford holds that mark with 120 (and counting). Stafford just has a knack for comeback victories: Matthew Stafford leads his 3rd career 21-pt comeback win. He's one of 3 QBs since 1966 with 3 such wins (Brady, Bledsoe). (via @EliasSports) — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) October 26, 2014 Tate is a pretty talented wide...
Rotoworld Oct 26, 2014

Stafford goes for 325 & 2 in comeback win - Matthew Stafford (QB) Detroit Lions

Matthew Stafford completed 24-of-47 passes for 325 yards, two touchdowns and an interception against the Falcons in London Week 8.
Grand Rapids Press Oct 26, 2014
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford breaks franchise record for TD passes in 69th game

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford breaks franchise record for TD passes in 69th game

Stafford broke Layne's record with a 59-yard touchdown pass to Golden Tate in the third quarter of Sunday's game in London against the Atlanta Falcons. It was the 119th scoring pass of his career.
Grand Rapids Press Oct 23, 2014
Analysis: Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford not morphing into game manager

Analysis: Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford not morphing into game manager

The biggest difference for Stafford this season is he's eating more sacks, but the number of downfield shots hasn't changed. As for the offense, the run-pass balance, including on first down, is pretty much the same as the year before, but execution hasn't been as consistent.
The Falcoholic Oct 22, 2014

Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford isn't having the best year, notwithstanding his latest fourth quarter heroics

Fact: Matthew Stafford prefers a nice cotton blend over polyester Matthew Stafford is a quarterback Falcons fans can identify with - he played at Georgia, he's gritty, he loves a comeback, and like Matt Ryan, he's not reached his ceiling. Both quarterbacks are widely consider good but not yet great. If you don't respect Stafford, then you're probably not a Matt Ryan fan. Despite their similarities, they couldn't be having different years. Stafford, on the one hand, isn't playing very well. Sure, he led a gutsy, fourth quarter comeback against the Saints last week. And sure, we're not even...
Times-Picayune Oct 20, 2014

Despite the loss, Saints coach Sean Payton saw signs of improvement vs. Lions

The Saints put pressure on Matthew Stafford and came up with two turnovers in loss to the Detroit Lions.
Pride Of Detroit Oct 20, 2014

Lions players comment on win over Saints

A recap of what various Detroit Lions players had to say after Sunday's win over the New Orleans Saints. Below is a look at what various Detroit Lions players had to say after Sunday's win over the New Orleans Saints. (Quotes provided by the Lions.) LIONS QB MATTHEW STAFFORD On the offense's struggles up until the final two drives: "Obviously, we didn't play our best football, especially in the first half. I had the one turnover and then in the second half we were moving the ball pretty well a couple of times and weren't able to convert. We had another turnover there, that was...
Grand Rapids Press Oct 20, 2014
Matthew Stafford orchestrates comeback, earns another piece of Detroit Lions record book

Matthew Stafford orchestrates comeback, earns another piece of Detroit Lions record book

Matthew Stafford's 5-yard touchdown pass to Corey Fuller in the back of the end zone was of immediate as well as historical significance.
Pride Of Detroit Oct 19, 2014
Lions notes: More on Sunday's win over Saints

Lions notes: More on Sunday's win over Saints

Lions notes looks at various tidbits from Sunday's win over the New Orleans Saints. This is going to be amazing to watch: Matthew Stafford adds to his NFL Films legacy. He was mic'd up for this game. Asked him about it after: "They should be paying me." — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) October 19, 2014 Matthew Stafford is on the verge of breaking another franchise passing record. Stafford tied Bobby Layne for most career TD passes in Lions history with 118. — Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) October 19, 2014 Stafford's tackle on his second interception turned out to be pretty...
Grand Rapids Press Oct 19, 2014

First-quarter analysis: Lions 0, Saints 0

A Matthew Stafford interception has the Saints in the red zone to start the second quarter.
CSN Washington Oct 19, 2014

Why Cousins, Flacco top Brees, Stafford in Week 7 fantasy rankings

Updated Week 7 rankings from Ben Standig includes Kirk Cousins and Joe Flacco over Drew Brees and Matthew Stafford, and projects the Seahawks passing game thriving without Percy Harvin.
Pride Of Detroit Oct 14, 2014
Wins, not stats, are all that matter for Lions

Wins, not stats, are all that matter for Lions

Even with the offense struggling to explode, wins are still the most important thing for the Detroit Lions to strive for. The boom of fantasy football has no doubt shaped the increased importance in stats to today's NFL. The problem that inherently comes with that is when individual stats, or individual players, become more important than the team or even winning games. This situation usually rears its head after a loss, but even after Sunday's victory over the Minnesota Vikings, the stats crowd has been in full force. Most notably, the criticism has come on Matthew Stafford and the Detroit...
Grand Rapids Press Oct 14, 2014
Detroit Lions' conservative offense protects Matthew Stafford from getting into trouble

Detroit Lions' conservative offense protects Matthew Stafford from getting into trouble

Matthew Stafford is on pace for 4,245 passing yards, which would be his worst season since an injury-shortened 2010. And the Detroit Lions are OK with it. In fact, this might be by design.
Grand Rapids Press Oct 13, 2014
3 things we learned about the Detroit Lions, including a positive about the offense

3 things we learned about the Detroit Lions, including a positive about the offense

Matthew Stafford might not be winning games at quarterback, but he's also not losing games. And that's growth from him gunslinger years. A look at that and two other things we learned about the first-place Lions (4-2)
St. Paul Pioneer Press Oct 12, 2014

Matthew Stafford becomes most productive Lions QB against Vikings

Nobody does it better against the Vikings than Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford, who forged his place in the record books despite a sloppy performance in Sunday's 17-3 victory.

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