Category: Matthew Stafford

Matthew Stafford Defends His Throwing Mechanics and Jim Schwartz After an Embarrassing Loss

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

When two NFL teams battle that have relatively nothing on the line toward the end of the season, just about any result seems possible. That said, few could have seen the 38-10 dismantling that Arizona put on Detroit coming in Week 15. Matthew Stafford was 24 of 50 for 246 ...

Jim Schwartz Insists Detroit Lions Haven’t Given Up: “This Team Comes to Play Every Single Week”

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

The Detroit Lions improved so drastically in 2011 and are so young that everyone expected another step in the right direction in 2012. That hasn't been the case at all, as the Lions dropped to 4-8 Sunday with another tough, close loss at home. As a result, head coach Jim ...

Matthew Stafford on Ndamukong Suh’s “Unintentional” Kick: “Things like that Happen All the Time”

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Ndamukong Suh has evaded a suspension for a kick to Matt Schaub's groin that may or may not have been deliberate, but Suh's reputation took another hit, as did his wallet. Suh was fined $30,000 for the incident. His quarterback stands by him, though. So that's always good. Matthew Stafford joined ...

Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions Fight Their Way Back Into The Playoff Race

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

At 4-4 and in last place in the NFC North, the Detroit Lions certainly aren't in the best of situations. They aren't in the worst, either. At 1-3, the 2011 playoff team had to look itself in the mirror and figure out what was going on and they've scrapped their ...

Matthew Stafford and the Lions Are Focused on One Thing: The Tennessee Titans This Weekend

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions are falling into a bad habit. In the first two games of the season the offense has come out flat and they haven’t found their rhythm until late in the game. In week one, the team was able to overcome a slow start thanks ...

Detroit Lions Coach Jim Schwartz Isn’t Concerned With Offensive Balance

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Matthew Stafford threw for nearly 10 times more yards last year than he threw for in 2010. Sure, that's a little bit deceiving considering he played just three games during his second year in the league, but the Detroit Lions quarterback followed it up with one of the most prolific ...

Matthew Stafford Says His Hand “Feels Great”

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

After busting out of a 12-year playoff slump in 2011, the Detroit Lions are looking to take another step forward in 2012. The problem is that their offseason has been marred by injury issues and legal problems. But they still have Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson. Stafford scared Lions fans ...

NL Cy Young Clayton Kershaw Avoids Arbitration By Signing Two-Year Deal

Friday, February 10th, 2012

Clayton Kershaw was the best pitcher in the National League last year and this week he got rewarded for it. Kershaw, a starter for the Los Angeles Dodgers, appeared headed for arbitration, but avoided it by signing a two-year deal worth a whopping $19 million. It means he'll be up ...

Jim Schwartz on Ndamukong Suh’s Return from and Car Accident Speculation: “He’s under a microscope, but that’s too much of a microscope.”

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Ndamukong Suh is set to return to the Detroit Lions' lineup following his two-game suspension for the Thanksgiving stomping fiasco. His return comes at a good time, as the Lions are fighting for their playoff lives. Suh now has a reputation for anger management issues and there's no escaping the ...

Jim Schwartz on Detroit Lions 3-0 Start: “We’re really not worried about where we are, but where we’re going.”

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

How 'bout them Detroit Lions? 3-0! One of the absolute laughing stocks of the National Football League for most of the past decade, it finally appears as if the Lions have built a contender from the bevy of high draft picks they've had in recent years. I've always defended the ...