Tagged: ‘Matthew Stafford’

Looking at the coming waves of quarterback deals
June 22nd, 2017 at 1:23 PM
***PHOTO1*** When it comes to quarterback contracts, the player's circumstances tend to have much more relevance to the final numbers than the broader market at the position. On Thursday, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr combined his status as a second-round pick entering the fourth and final year of his contract along with...

Only a matter of time before Matthew Stafford passes Derek Carr as top-paid player
June 22nd, 2017 at 12:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** This is an opinion piece by reporter Kyle Meinke. ALLEN PARK -- Derek Carr is now the highest-paid player in the history of the NFL. But don't expect him to carry that mantle for long.  Like Omar, Matthew Stafford is comin' yo. That's how these things work in today's NFL....

It’s quarterback contract silly season, starting with Derek Carr
June 22nd, 2017 at 12:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** Derek Carr of the Oakland Raiders has 125 million reasons to celebrate.  Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images The reports are in, and quarterback Derek Carr is set to become the NFL's highest paid quarterback to the tune of a $125 million, five-year contract extension - $25 million a year for...

Lions president has no issue making Matthew Stafford NFL’s richest man
June 20th, 2017 at 6:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jun 14, 2017; Allen Park, MI, USA; Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) smiles as he addresses the media after practice at Lions Headquarters and Training Facility.  Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports The Detroit Lions are trying to work out a long-term contract extension for nine-year quarterback, Matthew Stafford. Preferably,...

Rod Wood comfortable making Matthew Stafford highest-paid player
June 20th, 2017 at 5:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** Lions General Manager Bob Quinn said last weekend that he's confident that the Lions will be able to reach agreement on a contract extension with quarterback Matthew Stafford. Given the going rate for quarterbacks, there's a chance that the deal will make Stafford the highest-paid player in the league and...