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Detroit Lions 2017 draft preview: QB is lowest priority, but don’t count it out
April 20th, 2017 at 5:40 AM
***PHOTO1*** This is the first of an eight-part series previewing the Detroit Lions' positional needs and priorities heading into the NFL draft. The installments are ordered by need, starting with where help is needed the least and ending where it's needed the most.  Quarterback  Current depth chart: Matthew Stafford, Jake RudockBest in class: North Carolina's...

Lions QB Matthew Stafford Says Injured Finger Just Needed Rest
April 19th, 2017 at 9:50 AM
***PHOTO1*** Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford injured the middle finger on his throwing hand late last season, which contributed to a sharp decline in his performance down the stretch. But Stafford says all is well with the finger, Justin Rogers of Detroit News reports. "(It) just needed rest," Stafford said. "No...

Lions QB Matthew Stafford already throwing again, finger fine
April 18th, 2017 at 5:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** ALLEN PARK -- Jim Caldwell was taking a stroll through the Detroit Lions practice facility the other day when he saw an unlikely player sweating out an early-morning run. Quarterback Matthew Stafford, whose wife had just gave berth to twins. "He looks well rested," Caldwell quipped. "I didn't know how that quite...

Don’t expect Lions QB Matthew Stafford to take a hometown discount
April 18th, 2017 at 1:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** ALLEN PARK -- Matthew Stafford loves playing in Detroit. Loves it so much, he wants to work out a long-term deal to remain with the Lions. He is entering his contract year in 2018, and his agent, Tom Condon, is already talking to Detroit about a new contract. "I would...

Matthew Stafford: I’d love to be in Detroit for the long term
April 18th, 2017 at 1:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** When discussing quarterback Matthew Stafford entering the final year of his contract last week, Lions General Manager Bob Quinn noted how hard it is to find a good quarterback while saying that they'd like to have Stafford in Detroit for the long term. The feeling is mutual. Stafford spoke to...