Tagged: ‘Matthew Stafford’

8 NFL playmakers in desperate need of a new home
February 19th, 2017 at 9:34 AM
***PHOTO1*** DeAndre Hopkins probably wants a new quarterback throwing to him in 2017. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports In the ideal world of the NFL, all players would certainly love the opportunity to hand pick heir own team. Some guys such as this year's Super Bowl winners are probably content with...

Dan Orlovsky says Lions going with Jake Rudock as backup QB
February 16th, 2017 at 11:40 AM
***PHOTO1*** Dan Orlovsky has served as the backup quarterback to Matthew Stafford in Detroit for the last three seasons, but he won't be back for a fourth year with the Lions. That word came from Orlovsky himself during an interview with Ross Tucker on Sirius XM NFL Radio Thursday. Orlovsky ... Read...

Kirk Cousins could get paid more than Andrew Luck
February 11th, 2017 at 12:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** Of course someone was going to surpass Luck in terms of contract money. Didn't expect it to be Cousins, huh? Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Kirk Cousins looks like he will be in line for a major pay day. Cousins was franchise-tagged by Washington last season and had his second...

Is Matthew Stafford a better quarterback without Calvin Johnson?
February 9th, 2017 at 5:06 AM
***PHOTO1*** HOUSTON -- Tom Brady is on a planet all by himself. Aaron Rodgers is pretty good too, and so is Drew Brees. But according to longtime Bears cornerback Charles Tillman, Detroit's Matthew Stafford is closing ground on the quarterback elites. "He's not Aaron Rodgers, he's not Tom Brady, and he's not...

PFF: Lions didn’t have any of the NFL’s top 98 players in 2016
February 8th, 2017 at 4:53 PM
***PHOTO1*** ALLEN PARK -- Jim Caldwell says the Detroit Lions don't need to add playmakers. ProFootballFocus seems to differ. The advanced analytics site used its grading system to rank the 101 best players in the NFL this past year, and the Lions were shut out of the top 98 spots. Quarterback Matthew Stafford was...