Matthew Stafford is the siren temptress of fantasy football.
His skills are undeniable. His supporting cast is mighty. But those shoulders, those blasted shoulders!
The Detroit Lions quarterback is right at the top of the list of injured players who have the most to prove in 2011.
“He’s got to prove to America and the Detroit Lions that he’s got durability, because right now two years in the league, he’s been hurt two years,” NFL Network reporter Michael Lombardi said Monday on “NFL Total Access.”
Check out what else Lombardi had to say, and which quarterback NFL Network analyst Jamie Dukes thinks has even more to prove than Stafford.
Here’s what else is on tap Tuesday:
- NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora filed a report last night updating the status of the labor meetings, which have moved to Minnesota for a fifth week of “secret” talks.
- Is this the end for Terrell Owens? NFL.com senior writer Steve Wyche says the controversial wideout now must deal with battling a “damaged goods” label after undergoing ACL surgery.
- It’s never too early to start planning for your fantasy football draft. Do yourself a favor and dig into our Fantasy Draft Kit.
- The Buffalo Bills have ditched their gaudy uniform look in favor of a more back-to-the-future-type vibe. That got Adam Rank thinking his latest “Pick Six”: What are the ugliest uniforms in NFL history?
- The 2011 draft produced four first-round QBs, but are any of them ready to start right away? The “NFL Total Access” guys have their say.
- NFL.com senior analyst Pat Kirwan has an interesting piece about the uncertain nature of free agency this year and what teams are hoping will happen to offer them more protection.
- Jim Kelly appeared Monday on “NFL Total Access”, where he gave tortured Bills fans a message of hope, Obama style.
- Kirwan will take your questions about the NFL Draft, the free-agent market and all the offseason topics during his weekly live chat today. Submit a question now.