Posts Tagged ‘Matt Stafford’

Madden curse watch week 3: Detroit Lions at Tennessee Titans

Historically, players who are featured on the cover of Madden see significant drops in their offensive production. NFL.com is tracking the performance of Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions over the course of the 2012 season because we believe Calvin Johnson will debunk the Madden curse. In the first two weeks of the 2012 season, Calvin Johnson recorded 14 receptions for 205 yards and 0 touchdowns. Zero. Gone are the two touchdown games and the 14+ yard receptions from last season. Memories. Let’s not digress though, new season, new week and the Detroit Lions are on the road against the Tennessee Titans. ————————————————————————————————————————————– FIRST HALF ————————————————————————————————————————————– Calvin Johnson finished the first half with one catch for six yards, while Jason […]

Ed Reed, Robert Griffin III set NFL records in week 1

With the start of the 2012 season, NFL history — on both sides of the ball — is in the making. Watch how players and teams etched their way into record books in Week 1. Ed Reed Move over, Rod Woodson. Ed Reed is now the all-time leader in interception return yards with 1,497. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Peyton Manning In his return to the NFL, the Broncos quarterback threw his 400th and 401st touchdown passes. Manning is now third on the Passing TD Leaders list behind Brett Farve (#1) and Dan Marino (#2). ————————————————————————————————————————————– New England Patriots With a 34-13 defeat of the Tennessee Titans, the New England Patriots have won their last 9 season opening games, the longest current winning streak in the NFL. […]

Madden Curse Watch Week 1: St. Louis Rams at Detroit Lions

Historically, players who are featured on the cover of Madden see significant drops in their offensive production. NFL.com is tracking the performance of Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions over the course of the 2012 season because we believe Calvin Johnson will debunk the Madden curse. Detroit Lions superstar and fantasy stud Calvin Johnson will keep the superstitious on edge throughout the season spending every week escaping the Madden Curse. Possible? We’ll find out. Calvin Johnson made his debut as team captain against the St. Louis Rams. The Lions community is fired up. Even Barry Sanders! @DetroitLionsNFL @Bigplaycj – Leading by example – on and off the field. I would follow CJ into battle anyday — Barry Sanders (@BarrySanders) September […]

First and 10: Putting the pieces together

With the players and owners inching closer to a new deal, let’s keep our focus on football. As soon as the two sides shake hands, all 32 teams will be in serious acquisition mode, looking to fill in what they hope will be the final pieces of a championship puzzle.

Draft Countdown: Thrills start in three days

Three…more…days.

If you’re a draftnik, and if you think Mike Mayock and Mel Kiper are like Axl and Slash, then you know what’s in three days. The path to prime time is getting short, as draft weekend starts Thursday.

So if the NFL draft is just three days away, then what are some good draft 3s?

Casserly: Gabbert merits a top-5 pick

When it comes to a quarterback class in which every prospect has question marks, NFL Network’s Charley Casserly has Missouri QB Blaine Gabbert as his top-rated at the position.

Vikings help Lions get better on offense

The Vikings swung a trade with the Lions which may make Detroit better.

Drew Rosenhaus tweets that Butler has signed

New England agreed to terms on a four-year deal with cornerback Darius Butler, a second-round pick, according to his agent.

What I’m working on for Total Access tonight

Spanning around the league on Thursday afternoon.

Lions front office breaks bread with Stafford

Every table was full Thursday night at Shula’s Steakhouse, including a table in the back room where Georgia quarterback Matthew Stafford was dining with a contingency from the Detroit Lions.

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