Matthew Stafford RUMORS & NEWS

  • Why Matthew Stafford is MVP

    CBS Sports "If I had to give an MVP award with the season essentially three-quarters complete, I would go with Matthew Stafford. He is flat out making plays all over the field, from four different arm slots, to a whole bunch of receivers on a team that doesn't have a running back. Stafford put on another..." December 05

  • Nick Fairley appears to take cheap shot at Matthew Stafford

    Detroit Free Press "There's no love lost between former teammates, apparently. While stepping over Matthew Stafford after a sack, former Detroit Lions and current New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley took a cheap shot to the face of the Lions' quarterback. The moment was captured by the Fox TV cameras...." December 04

  • Joe Theismann: Kirk Cousins better than Joe Flacco, Jay Cutler, Matthew Stafford

    Sportsnaut "Former Washington Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann is a huge fan of current Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins, who has been on fire of late. “I think he’s been playing fantastic football,” Theismann said, via TMZ Sports. “The thing about Kirk, and about the position, really, is how..." November 22

  • Lions’ Matthew Stafford on target for lower pick rate

    Detroit News "Matthew Stafford is getting wiser as he gets older. It’s not about sage advice for his Lions teammates or doing anything out of the ordinary. It’s just about making better decisions. The wild, up-for-grabs heaves to Calvin Johnson are a thing of the past. Instead, Stafford has morphed into a..." November 19

  • Lions' Matthew Stafford denies lofty contract demands

    Detroit News "Reports surfaced this week that Matthew Stafford is seeking a contract extension valued at $25 million per season. That information came as a surprise to the Detroit Lions quarterback. "It was news to me, to tell you the truth," Stafford said. "Hadn’t obviously had any thoughts of that in my..." November 17

  • Lions QB Matthew Stafford, wife Kelly expecting twins

    Detroit News "Last month, the wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford announced the couple were expecting their first child. On Friday, the news got doubly exciting with the Stafford family sharing they will be welcoming twins this spring. "Surprise... we are having two for the price of one,"..." November 13

  • Lions' Matthew Stafford wants to be the NFL's next $25 million quarterback

    CBS Sports "Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford earned midseason MVP chatter in leading his team beyond what many expected, and with his contract set to expire in 2017, he will explore an extension with Detroit after the season. Stafford's agents will seek a deal that would top Aaron Rodgers at $25 million per..." November 13

  • Could Matt Stafford be the NFL’s next highest-paid player?

    The Sports Daily "The Matthew Stafford hype train has left the building, folks. For some odd reason, Stafford looks better than ever this year with 1,914 passing yards, 15 touchdowns and four interceptions on a 68.1 completion percentage through seven games despite the departure of Calvin Johnson. This has..." October 28

  • Time to reassess Matthew Stafford's value to Detroit Lions

    Detroit Free Press "It’s not perfect throws and perfect routes, Matthew Stafford tells us, explaining the recent alchemy he has dialed up with his wide receivers. It’s … “everybody make a play,” while adjusting to each other’s imperfections — together. This is true, on its face, as the Detroit Lions’ quarterback..." October 25

  • Matthew Stafford looking good in Jim Bob Cooter's no-huddle offense

    Michigan Live "Jim Bob Cooter has been thinking about this for a long time. About calling plays. About having his own offense. Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell saw the potential in 2009, when Cooter joined his staff in Indianapolis. He was too young to be a coordinator then, but Caldwell made a mental note...." August 25

  • Matthew Stafford: 'Disappointing' so many Detroit Lions into Pokemon

    Detroit Free Press "With plenty of down time and nowhere to go during training camp, some Detroit Lions are decompressing by chasing "mythical characters" in the hallways of their Allen Park training facility. Hold your Super Bowl jokes, please. Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford said on the "Mike & Mike" radio..." August 03

  • Lions QB Matthew Stafford: Offense to look far different ‘post-Calvin'

    Detroit Free Press "Matthew Stafford doesn’t often speak about statistical goals, but he took a different tack Thursday and discussed some categories in which he would like to excel this season. “I think touchdown-to-interception ratio is obviously a big one, and yards-per-attempt is a big one,” the Detroit Lions..." July 30

  • Matthew Stafford says Andrew Luck's deal good for fellow QBs

    ESPN "Matthew Stafford was glad to see Andrew Luck sign a massive contract extension this offseason, saying the Indianapolis Colts quarterback deserved every penny he was able to get. He said he thought the six-year, $140 million deal with $87 million guaranteed was good for Luck -- and for other..." July 29

  • Matt Stafford's Wife Will Choose the Lions Cheerleaders

    The Big Lead "Matt Stafford’s wife, Kelly, was a cheerleader at Georgia, and while collegiate cheerleading is a markedly different endeavor than whatever it is NFL cheerleaders do, there is enough overlap the Lions felt Kelly Stafford was qualified to help select this year’s squad. There is a greater..." June 23

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