Lions rookie QB Matthew Stafford has an injury to the AC joint in his left shoulder and looks doubtful to play Thursday against the Packers, a league source told NFL Network insider Michael Lombardi.
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Rookie QB Matthew Stafford didn’t let an apparent injury prevent him from leading the Detroit Lions to a 38-37 win over the Cleveland Browns Sunday with — literally — no time left on the clock.
Posted: Sunday, October 18th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Anquan Boldin, Antoine Winfield, Antwan Odom, Brandon Jacobs, Chad Clifton, Daunte Culpepper, Detroit Lions, Donnie Avery, Jason Peters, Kareem McKenzie, Kris Jenkins, LenDale White, Lofa Tatupu, Patrick Kerney, Percy Harvin, Sammy Morris, Scott Fujita, Trent Edwards, Week 6 injuries
Bills QB Trent Edwards, Seahawks LB Lofa Tatupu and Eagles LT Jason Peters were among the players who suffered injuries in Week 6.
Green Bay Packers LT Chad Clifton, who returned Sunday after missing the last two games with a right ankle injury, left the game during the third quarter with what appeared to be another leg injury.
QB Daunte Culpepper will start for the Lions in Week 6. No. 1 overall selection Matthew Stafford will be the third quarterback. WR Calvin Johnson is inactive with a knee sprain.
News in coming in on a few fantasy-relevant quarterbacks who’ve been dealing with injuries.
NFL Network’s Kara Henderson reports that Lions veteran QB Danute Culpepper will start against the Steelers, replacing of injured starter Matthew Stafford who is listed as the team’s third quarterback.
Posted: Friday, October 9th, 2009 | Michael Fabiano Tags: Braylon Edwards, Brian Westbrook, Daunte Culpepper, David Carr, Donnie Avery, Eli Manning, Jerricho Cotchery, Justin Fargas, Keenan Burton, Kevin Faulk, Laurence Maroney, LeSean McCoy, Mark Sanchez, Matthew Stafford, Mewelde Moore, Michael Bush, Miles Austin, Patrick Crayton, rashard mendenhall, Rex Ryan, Roy Williams, Sammy Morris, Tom Cable, willie parker
Here’s a quick look at some of the bigger stories in the NFL and how they’ll affect your fantasy team in Week 5.
Posted: Thursday, October 8th, 2009 | Adam Rank Tags: Aaron Rodgers, Daunte Culpepper, David Carr, Derek Anderson, Drew Brees, Eli Manning, Jake Delhomme, JaMarcus Russell, Jay Cutler, Kerry Collins, Matt Hasselbeck, Philip Rivers, Seneca Wallace, Shaun Hill
Fantasy owners will be without Drew Brees, Philip Rivers, Aaron Rodgers and Jay Cutler. Could Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell could be viable this week?
Lions rookie QB Matthew Stafford left Sunday’s 48-24 loss to the Bears with a right knee injury and didn’t return.
Last week I made the statement on NFL Total Access that Eric Mangini needed to pick a QB and tell a little white lie. Needless to say, Mangini is marching to his own drum.
We heard from Lions veteran QB Daunte Culpepper — now the backup in Detroit — on Tuesday as he issued a statement through the team in which he pledged to support rookie Matthew Stafford as the team’s starter this season.
The Lions have five quarterbacks, a position that has been in a constant state of flux for first-year coach Jim Schwartz over the last week. Beyond rookie Matthew Stafford, who will start Thursday’s preseason finale against the Bills, not much is clear right now for the Lions.
During the Around The League segment on NFL Network’s Total Access today, I chatted with host Fran Charles about why Daunte Culpepper’s loss could be Matthew Stafford’s gain.
The Lions claimed QB Kevin O’Connell on waivers today and signed free agent Brooks Bollinger.