Matthew Stafford news, rumors and stats

 

Matthew Stafford

Detroit Lions
Quarterback

Ht: 6.3 | Wt: 226

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Week By Week

YearTmGPass CompPass AttComp PctPass YdsPass TDPass IntRushRush YdsRush TDFum Lost
2009DET1120137753.32226713202110821
2010DET5579659.385356141111
2011DET1642166363.5050384116227801
2012DET1643572759.83496720173512644
2013DET1637163458.5246502919376924
Average:2974995934912215247822
Total:1485249759.471745710973119392911

Lions | No extension talks yet for Matthew Stafford

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:47:55 -0800

Updating a previous story, Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford is entering the final season of his five-year contract, but general manager Bob Quinn said he and Stafford's agent have yet to talk about a contract extension. "I think that is something that eventually we will get to. … These things don't usually happen in April or May," Quinn said.

Fantasy Tip: Quinn is right, if only because it makes little sense for Stafford to sign now when a player like Kirk Cousins could set the market. It seems highly unlikely Detroit will allow Stafford to leave anytime in the near future, so expect a long-term deal to get worked out well before training camp. The 29-year-old should remain a solid QB1 in fantasy in 2017.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Michael Rothstein

Lions | New deal for Matthew Stafford on agenda

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 13:39:33 -0800

Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn said the team would like to sign QB Matthew Stafford to a contract extension this offseason.

Fantasy Tip: Stafford has one year left in his current contract and likely will be interested in an extension. Stafford has thrown for at least 4,200 yards in each of the last six seasons and has recorded at least 24 touchdowns in three of the last four seasons. Stafford probably can be considered a low-end No. 1 quarterback in most leagues next season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Lions | Matthew Stafford still resting finger

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 21:52:11 -0800

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (finger) had a chance to play in the Pro Bowl Sunday, Jan. 29, but chose to rest his injured middle finger instead. He was the second alternate at quarterback on the NFC team.

Fantasy Tip: Stafford dislocated his middle finger in mid-December, and while he downplayed the injury, it was obvious that he was being affected by it, as evident in the fact that he threw just two touchdown passes afterwards in the season's final three games. Luckily, this shouldn't be something that will affect the former No. 1 overall draft pick going into training camp, and Stafford could provide solid value as a sneaky QB1 target later on in drafts as a result.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Lions | Matthew Stafford hasn't had contract talks

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 08:44:49 -0800

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford said he hasn't been approached by the team about a contract extension yet.

Fantasy Tip: Stafford is signed through 2017 with a $22 million cap number next season. He has really trimmed down the turnovers the last year-and-a-half under offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter. He was having a great year before a finger injury derailed him. He'll be a midrange QB1 option in fantasy next season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLive.com - Kyle Meinke

Lions | Matthew Stafford held in check

Sat, 07 Jan 2017 20:44:51 -0800

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford completed 18 of his 32 passes for 205 yards and no touchdowns in a 26-6 loss to the Seattle Seahawks Saturday, Jan. 7.

Fantasy Tip: Stafford's receivers didn't do him any favors by dropping several passes, but there is no denying he wasn't the same quarterback after suffering a finger injury late in the year. He should be healed up for the start of the 2017 season, and Stafford should make a solid QB1.

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Lions | Rest the only cure for Matthew Stafford

Sat, 07 Jan 2017 18:27:39 -0800

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford's (finger) injured finger can't be repaired with surgery, and his finger will need to be immobilized after the season in order to heal.

Fantasy Tip: Stafford was playing well before struggling in the final three games with the injured finger. He should be back at 100 percent for the start of 2017 and is a solid QB1 option after the elite players at the position are off the board.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: USA TODAY Sports - Tom Pelissero

Lions | Matthew Stafford passes milestone

Sun, 01 Jan 2017 19:16:52 -0800

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford became the fastest quarterback in NFL history to reach 30,000 passing yards, reaching the milestone in his 109th NFL career game. The previous record was Miami Dolphins QB Dan Marino, who reached the milestone in his 114th NFL game.

Fantasy Tip: Stafford had a strong season and will be a solid QB1 for fantasy owners playing in postseason pools.

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Lions | Matthew Stafford continues full practices

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 13:44:31 -0800

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (finger) once again practiced in full Friday, Dec. 30.

Fantasy Tip: His status for Sunday night's big showdown with the Packers for the NFC North crown isn't in any doubt, and while he's necessarily not the safest option to deploy, he'll enter Week 17 with QB1 potential in a favorable home matchup.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Michael Rothstein

Lions | Another full practice for Matthew Stafford

Thu, 29 Dec 2016 16:23:46 -0800

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (finger) was a full participant at practice for the second consecutive day Thursday, Dec. 29.

Fantasy Tip: Stafford has been playing through a minor finger ailment on his throwing hand the past few weeks, but it hasn't appeared to be affecting him too bad, as he's still averaged nearly 270 yards through the air over his last two contests. With Sunday night's season finale being for the division title, and in a favorable matchup at home, Stafford will have QB1 potential for Week 17.

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Lions | Matthew Stafford full go

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 15:09:24 -0800

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (finger) participated fully in practice Wednesday, Dec. 28.

Fantasy Tip: It's a big showdown with the Green Bay Packers this week. Look for Stafford to give it his all with playoff seeding on the line. Green Bay has been vulnerable against the pass all year, too, so Stafford belongs in QB1 territory.

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