Posts Tagged ‘Matthew Stafford’
Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: NFL Network, Aaron Rodgers, Chicago Bears, Christian Ponder, Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, Jay Cutler, Matthew Stafford, Minnesota Vikings, NFC Playbook
Who will be the best NFC North QB in week 1?
Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Eli Manning, Aaron Rodgers, Ben Roethlisberger, Cam Newton, Drew Brees, Matthew Stafford, Michael Vick, Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Tom Brady, Tony Romo
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning caused a stir prior to last season when he told the world he was an elite quarterback. Eli, of course, proved his doubters wrong when he was selected as MVP of Super Bowl XLVI — the second of his NFL career.
Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Tim Tebow, Aaron Rodgers, Dan Marino, Demaryius Thomas, Drew Brees, Mark Sanchez, Matthew Stafford, Tom Coughlin
In any event, NFL players made a big splash during the ESPY awards and here’s a look at the NFL winners.
Posted: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012 | Ian Rapoport Tags: Lions, Calvin Johnson, Matthew Stafford, Ndamukong Suh
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, […]
Posted: Monday, May 21st, 2012 | Ian Rapoport Tags: Lions, Calvin Johnson, Jahvid Best, Jim Schwartz, Matthew Stafford, Mikel Leshoure
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.
Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Under the Hood, Andrew Luck, Bo Jackson, Cam Newton, David Letterman, Matthew Stafford, NFL Draft, O.J. Simpson, Peyton Manning
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.
Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Super Bowl XLVI, Detroit Lions, Matthew Stafford
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?
Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Super Bowl XLVI, Barry Sanders, Cam Newton, Detroit Lions, Joe Montana, John Tracy, Matthew Stafford
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.
Posted: Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: NFL.com Live, Adam Sandler, Cam Newton, James Brown, Jay Mohr, Jerome Bettis, Larry the Cable Guy, Matthew Stafford, Pat McAfee
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.
Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Detroit Lions, Brandon Pettigrew, Calvin Johnson, Matthew Stafford, Nate Burleson, Titus Young
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.
Posted: Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 | jasonfsmith1 Tags: Fantasy QB rankings, Carson Palmer, Matthew Stafford, Michael Vick, Tim Tebow, Tony Romo
Now that the fantasy playoffs are here, Jason Smith says it’s time to go with the quarterbacks you’re familiar with.