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Grand Rapids Press Nov 27, 2015

3 things we learned about the Detroit Lions: Matthew Stafford looks good out of shotgun

DETROIT -- The Detroit Lions (4-7) won a third straight game Thursday when they crushed the Philadelphia Eagles 45-14 on Thanksgiving.nbsp;MLive's Kyle Meinke and Justin Rogers break down Detroit's 45-14 win Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles. Kyle Meinke | kmeinke@mlive.comIt...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 27, 2015

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford just had the best game of his career

DETROIT -- There are only five human beings who have ever thrown for 5,000 yards in a season in the NFL. Matthew Stafford is one of them. He was the fastest QB in NFL history to 20,000 yards. At 27...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 27, 2015

Overshadowed by teammates' gaudy numbers, Detroit Lions RB Ameer Abdullah finding groove

DETROIT -- Matthew Stafford threw five touchdowns passes, Calvin Johnson caught three of them and the Detroit Lions defense delivered another impressive performance, holding the Philadelphia Eagles to just 227 yards in the 45-14 victory. Quietly, overshadowed by all of...

Matthew Stafford throws 5 touchdown passes as Detroit Lions rout Philadelphia Eagles

Matthew Stafford tied a personal best with five scoring passes, and the surging Detroit Lions kept the Philadelphia Eagles reeling with a 45-14 rout. The Eagles have lost three in a row.
Grand Rapids Press Nov 26, 2015

Lions' Ezekiel Ansah ties J.J. Watt for the sack lead, and still nobody knows how good he can be

DETROIT -- Ezekiel Ansah began Thanksgiving ranked fourth on the league's sack list. He ended it in first, tied with some guy named J.J. Watt. While quarterback Matthew Stafford got to eat turkey on TV after the Detroit Lions' 45-14...
Denver Post Nov 26, 2015
Stafford throws 5 TD passes, Lions beat Eagles 45-14

Stafford throws 5 TD passes, Lions beat Eagles 45-14

DETROIT (AP) Matthew Stafford dropped back and perfectly lofted the ball where only Calvin Johnson could catch it.
Grand Rapids Press Nov 26, 2015

Lions postgame: Matthew Stafford tosses 5 TDs, Detroit racks up 430 yards of offense

Miss the Detroit Lions' 48-14 win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday? Here's a snapshot of what happened.
Pride Of Detroit Nov 26, 2015

Quick thoughts on the Lions' dominant 45-14 victory over Eagles

There's a lot to like about the Detroit Lions' performance against the Philadelphia Eagles. Matthew Stafford was nearly perfect today. His final stat line of 27-38 for 337 yards and 5 touchdowns doesn't even tell the entire story. Stafford laid some beautiful balls to his receivers, and even had to deal with a few drops. His numbers could have (and should have) been even better. I didn't give much credit to the Detroit Lions' running game last week, but this week it definitely deserves some props. Though they only finished with 108 yards and 3.6 a carry, those numbers were weighed down...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 26, 2015

Detroit Lions report card: Matthew Stafford brilliant in blowout win over Philadelphia

Grading the Detroit Lions after the team's 45-14 winnbsp;over the Philadelphia Eagles: QUARTERBACKS:nbsp;AMatthew Stafford had an impressivenbsp;day against a struggling Philadelphia defense, matching his career-high with five touchdown passes. The quarterback hardlynbsp;misfired on any of his throws,nbsp;and didn't let anbsp;handful...

Matt Stafford throws 5 TDs to lift Lions to 45-14 win over Eagles

Matthew Stafford tied a career high with five touchdown passes, three of them to Calvin Johnson, lifting the Detroit Lions to a 45-14 rout of the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday. The Lions (4-7) have won three straight this season and three in a row in their annual Thanksgiving game. The Eagles...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 26, 2015

Third-quarter update: Lions 38, Eagles 7

DETROIT -- The rout is on as Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson have matched their career-highs for touchdowns with a quarter still left to play and the Detroit Lions up 38-7 againstnbsp;the Philadelphia Eagles.nbsp; The Lions offense took the opening...
Tampa Bay Times Nov 25, 2015

Thursday NFL games: Previews, predictions

TODAY Eagles at Lions, 12:30, Ch. 13 Line/OU: Lions by 2; 45 Lions host Philadelphia on Thanksgiving for first time since 1968. Eagles' Ryan Mathews has a rushing TD in three straight games. Philly has league-worst passer rating of 60.9 in blitz situations. Lions' Matthew Stafford trying for fourth straight
Grand Rapids Press Nov 25, 2015

Don't look now, but Lions QB Matthew Stafford is starting to look a lot better

ALLEN PARK -- Matthew Stafford hears it at restaurants. He hears it at the store. He hears it while pumping gas. The Detroit Lions quarterback is shielded from criticism around the team's practice facility. But out in public, he hears...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 24, 2015

Watch Detroit Lions reporters talk about the resurgence of Matthew Stafford

MLive's Kyle Meinke and Justin Rogers talk about the bounce back performances from Matthew Stafford the past two weeks.
Grand Rapids Press Nov 23, 2015
Detroit Lions' offensive line shows improvement with simplified blocking scheme

Detroit Lions' offensive line shows improvement with simplified blocking scheme

DETROIT -- Matthew Stafford was sacked seven times in a Week 7 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. He was hit 13 times. It was an embarrassing piece of pass protection from the Detroit Lions, and coach Jim Caldwell fired offensive...

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