Matthew StaffordDetroit Lions
Ht: 6.3 | Wt: 236
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|Lions | Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson go off |
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:49:22 -0800
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford and WR Calvin Johnson had a hay day Thursday, Nov. 26, against the Philadelphia Eagles. Stafford threw for 337 yards and five touchdowns, while Johnson caught eight passes for 93 yards and three touchdowns.
Fantasy Tip: Stafford and Johnson had their best outing of the year combined in a rout of the Eagles on Thanksgiving. The Lions have really struggled in 2015, but they really rewarded fantasy owners who stuck with them this week. This may turn out to be their best combined game of the season, but it could be a positive sign of things to come.
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|Lions | Matthew Stafford's future in flux|
Thu, 05 Nov 2015 10:10:35 -0800
Fantasy Tip: Stafford ($6,500, 13.0% of cap) is on a bye this week, but he could be in a shootout situation against the Green Bay Packers in Week 10. He'd be a very skeptical low-end flyer on FantasyScore.
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|Lions | Three Detroit regulars probable|
Fri, 30 Oct 2015 13:19:29 -0700
Detroit Lions RB Joique Bell (ankle), WR Calvin Johnson (non-injury) and QB Matthew Stafford (quadriceps) all practiced in full Friday, Oct. 30, and are probable for Week 8 against the Kansas City Chiefs in London.
Fantasy Tip: Johnson ($7,700, 15.4% of cap) and Stafford ($6,800, 13.6% of cap) should be a popular stack on FantasyScore against a woeful Chiefs passing defense this weekend. Bell ($2,300, 4.6% of cap) has become an unreliable fantasy weapon and may find it tough to see notable touches in this three-headed monster of a backfield.
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|Lions | Calvin Johnson, Matthew Stafford practice|
Thu, 29 Oct 2015 14:45:32 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Johnson ($7,700, 15.4% of cap) and Stafford ($6,800, 13.6% of cap) will probably be a popular stack option on FantasyScore this weekend in London while facing a woeful Kansas City Chiefs passing defense.
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|Lions | Matthew Stafford on injury report|
Wed, 28 Oct 2015 14:37:16 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Stafford ($6,800, 13.6% of cap) should be good to go in Week 8 against the Kansas City Chiefs. The bigger issue may be how he'll transition to a new offensive coordinator on a week where the team is heading to London. The Chiefs love to give up big numbers to opposing quarterbacks, though, so Stafford is an attractive daily option.
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|Lions | Jim Bob Cooter to call plays|
Tue, 27 Oct 2015 15:09:05 -0700
Detroit Lions new offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter will call the team's offensive plays moving forward, according to head coach Jim Caldwell. Caldwell is not concerned with Cooter's lack of experience as a coordinator. Cooter worked with Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning with the Broncos and Indianapolis Colts. Caldwell expects the Lions offensive scheme to change under Cooter, but QB Matthew Stafford isn't sure how exactly it would change. Cooter has a reputation as a great quarterbacks coach, though, with an ability to connect with his players. Cooter's work to improve Stafford's footwork was successful in 2014.
Fantasy Tip: Right off the bat, Stafford ($6,800, 13.6% of cap) already had a better working relationship with Cooter than he ever did with Joe Lombardi, so that has to be encouraging for Stafford's fantasy owners. Detroit's schedule eases up down the stretch, too, making Stafford more attractive to daily owners, continuing in Week 8 against the Kansas City Chiefs in London.
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|Lions | Matthew Stafford's X-ray results|
Mon, 26 Oct 2015 14:43:52 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Stafford should be fine for the Week 8 matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs in London. Despite a fine effort from the KC defense in Week 7, they still remain one of the most vulnerable to the pass, meaning Stafford is in line for a productive weekend.
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|Lions | Detroit offensive personnel fired|
Mon, 26 Oct 2015 13:46:22 -0700
Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi, offensive line coach Jeremiah Washburn and assistant offensive line coach Terry Heffernan were let go Monday, Oct. 26, according to sources. Quarterbacks coach Jim Bob Cooter will take over as the new offensive coordinator. Look for Cooter, and assistant in Indianapolis with head coach Jim Caldwell, and an offensive assistant in Denver in 2013 when Peyton Manning posted huge numbers, to use short to intermediate routes to help QB Matthew Stafford get rid of the ball quicker. The Lions must also protect their quarterback better.
Fantasy Tip: The usually potent Detroit offense has been relatively stagnant so far this year, especially the running game. Whether these changes make a difference remains to be seen, but it couldn't have been much worse than it has been for the Lions. Things won't change overnight, especially if the protection isn't better and the running game doesn't vastly improve, but if they make the right adjustments for Stafford they could be slightly more efficient in the pass game. Just don't expect much downfield just yet.
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|Lions | Matthew Stafford goes for X-rays|
Sun, 25 Oct 2015 17:33:28 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Stafford ($6,800, 13.6% of cap) has re-emerged as a decent FantasyScore option at a mid-tier price level if he can stay healthy and not miss any time.
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|Lions | Matthew Stafford throws two TDs|
Sun, 25 Oct 2015 13:40:54 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Stafford ($6,800, 13.6% of cap) got off to a torrid start, completing his first seven passes for 128 yards. However, the Minnesota defense made adjustments over the final three quarters and he didn't enjoy the same success near the end of the game.
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