In any event, NFL players made a big splash during the ESPY awards and here’s a look at the NFL winners.
Posts Tagged ‘Matthew Stafford’
From 2007 to 2010, the Lions picked their version of the Big 3. After years and years of terrible drafting, Detroit grabbed WR Calvin Johnson second overall in 2007, QB Matthew Stafford first overall in 2009, and DT Ndamukong Suh second overall in 2010. That’s not bad. Three cornerstones. And each were in the era of massive, massive rookie deals. Slowly, that trio will look to get paid. And considering their production, all will deserve it. Megatron was first, and he’s slated to earn about $130 million over the next eight years. Figure Stafford is next, and then Suh. It’s a hefty task for the Lions in a salary cap era, though some would say a good problem. And so, […]
I thought there would be a ton to talk about at Detroit Lions minicamp, considering the kind of year the team had, the Lions’ stars, and a bunch of off-the-field things. And yeah, my head was swimming by the end. This really is a franchise on the rise, and it’s fun to watch from close up. The optimism is palpable.
Andrew Luck will make an appearance on the “Late Show with David Letterman” just before he is the first player selected in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft on Thursday night. In honor of Luck’s stop at the Ed Sullivan Theater, we dug up a few of the best moments from top picks appearing on the Late Show.
Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Super Bowl XLVI, Archie Manning, Artie Lange, Barry Sanders, Cam Newton, David Arquette, Deion Sanders, DirecTV Celebrity Beach Bowl, DJ Pauly D, Joe Manganiello, Joe Montana, Jordin Sparks, Kate Upton, Maria Menounos, Matthew Stafford, Neil Patrick Harris, Peyton Manning, snoop dogg, Terrell Owens, Warren Moon
The sixth annual DirecTV Celebrity Beach Bowl became a coming-out party for the gloriously obscene Snoop Dogg, who took MVP honors in a 34-21 win for Team Palladia over Team Spike TV.
Matthew Stafford rolled through the NFL Network car wash Friday morning and answered the same question asked of Giants QB Eli Manning earlier this season. Are you an elite player?
For the past 26 years, die-hard Lions fan John Tracy has watched from afar as Detroit endured one mind-boggling, train-wreck season after another. Sure, this season’s playoff run was a boost to Tracy’s psyche, but DIRECTV went one step farther, naming him America’s Ultimate Displaced Fan.
Jerome Bettis and I are going to get into a fight one day if he keeps insisting he’s a Pittsburgh Steeler, not a Los Angeles Ram.
Posted: Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 | jasonfsmith1 Tags: Aaron Rodgers, Arian Foster, Adrian Peterson, Ahmad Bradshaw, Cam Newton, Chris Johnson, Darren McFadden, DeMarco Murray, Drew Brees, Eli Manning, Fred Jackson, Jamaal Charles, Mark Sanchez, Matt Forte, Matthew Stafford, Michael Turner, Peyton Hillis, Philip Rivers, Ray Rice
With the 2011 fantasy football season in the rear view mirror, Jason Smith looks at who could be the top fantasy pick in 2012. The answer isn’t as simple as you’d think.
Jim Schwartz suggests that he has no plans to rest his players this week, which means fantasy owners should feel confident starting any Lions on their roster.
Posted: Saturday, December 24th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Fantasy Feedback, Brandon Marshall, C.J. Spiller, Calvin Johnson, DeAngelo Williams, DeSean Jackson, frank gore, Hakeem Nicks, Jackie Battle, Jake Locker, John Skelton, Kregg Lumpkin, Kyle Orton, Larry Fitzgerald, LeGarrette Blount, Malcom Floyd, Marshawn Lynch, Matt Hasselbeck, Matt Moore, Matthew Stafford, Peyton Hillis, Rashard Mendhenall, Ray Rice, Reggie Bush, Thomas Jones, Tim Tebow, Victor Cruz, Vincent Jackson, Willis McGahee
A running log of NFL Week 16 from a fantasy perspective.
Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 | jasonfsmith1 Tags: Fantasy QB rankings, Aaron Rodgers, Cam Newton, Drew Brees, Eli Manning, Matt Ryan, Matthew Stafford, Michael Vick, Tim Tebow, Tom Brady, Tony Romo
Few things are as crucial as picking the right starting QB for your fantasy semifinal matchup. Jason Smith runs down the ten signal-callers best suited to help get your team to championship week.
Now that the fantasy playoffs are here, Jason Smith says it’s time to go with the quarterbacks you’re familiar with.
The final week of the fantasy regular season is here, and Jason Smith lines up the QBs that can best help you get the win you need to make the playoffs.
Posted: Sunday, November 20th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Fantasy Feedback, Aaron Rodgers, Alex Smith, Chris Ogbonnaya, Darren McFadden, Jake Locker, Josh Freeman, Larry Fitzgerald, LeGarrette Blount, Marshawn Lynch, Matt Hasselbeck, Matthew Stafford, Michael Bush, Nate Washington, Reggie Bush, Roddy White
With Reggie Bush, Michael Bush and Chris Ogbonnaya having good days, running back controversies could be brewing in a few different NFL locker rooms. That and more in the Week 11 fantasy feedback blog.