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Could the Lions Move on From QB Stafford This Offseason?

The Lions will have a very tough decision to make this offseason when it comes to the quarterback position and the future for vet Matthew Stafford. Stafford will cost over $21 million on the cap in 2021, and he’s got three years left on his current deal with the Lions. Some feel it’s time for […]

Stafford’s Injured Thumb Shouldn’t Cost Him Any Playing Time

Matthew Stafford guided Detroit to a last-second win, playing one of his best games of the season despite suffering a thumb injury early in Detroit’s 30-27 victory over Washington. The injury shouldn’t cost the Lions QB any time, Kevin Patra of NFL.com reports. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday morning that X-rays on Stafford’s […]

Matthew Stafford Wasn’t All That Worried About Trade Rumors This Offseason

Matthew Stafford never gave much thought to trade rumors earlier this year, saying Thursday he had always prepared as if he would still be the Lions’ quarterback this season and, he hopes, for many seasons to come, Michael Rothstein of ESPN reports. Stafford had conversations with general manager Bob Quinn and coach Matt Patricia about […]

Lions GM Quinn Says Team Is Not Looking to Trade QB Matthew Stafford

Lions general manager Bob Quinn refuted a late-night report that the team is in talks to trade quarterback Matthew Stafford. “100% False!!” Quinn wrote in a text message to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. WDIV-TV, citing sources close to both Stafford and the team, reported late Wednesday night that the Lions are in […]

Lions Place QB Jeff Driskel on Injured Reserve

The Lions already have lost starting quarterback Matthew Stafford with fractures in his back, and now his backup is also going to be lost as the team Saturday put backup Jeff Driskel on injured reserve. The team did have Driskel as the backup in Thursday’s home loss on Thanksgiving to the Chicago Bears. He didn’t […]

Lions QB Matthew Stafford Says He’s Planning on Playing Again in 2019

Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has already had to watch a pair of games due to injury with more coming, but he stated on Wednesday that he is not interested in going on injured reserve for the rest of this season due to the fractured bones in his back. Stafford said via ESPN that he’s not […]

Report: Lions QB Matthew Stafford Could Miss Up to Six Weeks

As the Lions get set to host the Cowboys, the news is not good for starting quarterback Matthew Stafford, who is set to miss his second straight game. NFL.com reports that Stafford could miss up to six weeks with his back injury, but that there’s another scan this week that hopefully will shed light on […]

NFL Reviewing How the Lions Handled QB Matthew Stafford’s Injury

The NFL is looking into whether the Lions violated league protocol by listing quarterback Matthew Stafford as questionable on last week’s injury report, a league source told Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. Stafford practiced on a limited basis all of last week, but Lions coach Matt Patricia, general manager Bob Quinn and several […]