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Tagged: Matthew Stafford (30 Results)

Apr
11

Lions add Savage as backup QB

The Detroit Lions signed TOM SAVAGE to compete for a backup position behind starting quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD. Considering Stafford is a 10-year veteran that has started 128 games, Savage is notMore likely to see the field or make a fantasy impact anytime soon. Former Michigan State quarterback CONNOR COOK also remains on the roster. Less

Source: Detroit News

Feb
11

Dolphins hire former head coach Caldwell

The Miami Dolphins hired former Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell as their assistant head coach and quarterbacks coach. Caldwell has experience overseeing Lions quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD that could help with RYAN TANNEHILL, assuming the Dolphins don’t move on from him.

Source: Daily Caller

Jan
2

Lions fire OC Cooter

The Detroit Lions fired offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter after a season in which the offense failed to do much of anything. Quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD seemed to regress and the offense struggled to score on a weekly basis.

Source: Detroit Free Press

Nov
23

Chicago defense tames Lions

The Chicago Bears sacked Detroit quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD twice on Thursday afternoon to go along with 2 interceptions. Chicago safety EDDIE JACKSON returned his interception 41 yards for the game-deciding touchdown and his second pick-six in as many weeks.

Source: Chicago Sun Times

Factoid: Sacked-plagued offenses

We’ve seen some sack-plagued quarterbacks in recent weeks. Marcus Mariota took 11 against the Ravens, and both Detroit and Oakland allowed 8 sacks in their last games. When streaming defenses, does it pay off to go after these kind of opponents?   more »

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Nov
5

Vikings defense dominates Lions

The Minnesota Vikings set a team record by sacking Detroit quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD 10 times during Sunday’s game. The Vikings defense also recovered a Stafford fumble and returned it 32-yards for a touchdown in a thoroughly dominating performance.

Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Factoid: Struggling Stafford

What do we make of Matthew Stafford’s disaster game against the Jets? Time to panic? Or is this just an aberration – one of the better quarterbacks having an off night against a defense that had a good feel for him?   more »

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Podcast: July 31 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Scott Pianowski of Yahoo Fantasy Sports joins the podcast to talk Doug Baldwin (we recorded before the news! his injury may in fact be our fault!), players he's drafting repeatedly in 2018, and fantasy risk vs. reward. Sponsored by FanDraft Fantasy Draft Board Software (FanDraft.com).  more »

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Apr
5

Lions sign QB Cassel

The Detroit Lions added veteran quarterback MATT CASSEL, who will likely compete with JAKE RUDDOCK for the backup job behind starter MATTHEW STAFFORD. Should anything happen to Stafford this season, neither Cassel or Ruddock are likely going to help fantasy owners.

Source: Detroit Free Press

Jan
2

Detroit fires head coach Caldwell

The Detroit Lions fired head coach Jim Caldwell despite the fact that he led the team to three winning records in his four seasons as coach. While it remains to beMore seen who the next coach will be, he will certainly have some fantasy weapons to work with – including quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD and wide receivers MARVIN JONES and GOLDEN TATE. Less

Source: Detroit Free Press

Dec
8

Stafford throws at Lions practice

Detroit quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD threw passes at practice with two fingers taped up on Thursday. His accuracy could be a concern for the Lions and fantasy owners, although the expectation is that he will play on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Source: Mlive.com

Dec
7

Bucs to go after Stafford’s injured hand

Detroit quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD is dealing with a swollen and sore right hand and Tampa Bay coach Dirk Koetter said on Wednesday that the Bucs will try to get to thatMore hand if Stafford plays on Sunday. Fortunately for Stafford and the Lions, Tampa Bay is ranked last in the NFL with just 17 sacks. Less

Source: Detroit Free Press

Dec
5

Stafford dealing with bad hand

Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell said that quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD is dealing with soreness in his throwing hand from an injury suffered in Sunday’s game against Baltimore. Initial x-rays were negative,More indicating no broken bones. The Lions remain hopeful that Stafford can play this Sunday against Tampa Bay, but there has been no official word yet. Less

Source: Detroit Free Press

Dec
4

Stafford injures hand in Lions loss

Detroit quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD suffered a “nasty bruise” on his throwing hand when he was accidentally stepped on by Baltimore linebacker Terrell Suggs in Sunday’s game. There was concern initially that Stafford had suffered a broken hand, but x-rays were negative.

Source: Detroit News

Nov
24

Stafford suffers ankle injury in loss

Detroit quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD injured his right ankle early in the fourth quarter of Thursday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings. Stafford was not particularly sharp all day, but he seemed toMore really struggle after the injury. After the game, Stafford walked with a noticeable limp and he acknowledged that his ankle was “not 100%”. Less

Source: Detroit Free Press

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