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Bleacher Report
Chris Simms' Top Super Bowl Contenders in 2017this team before calling it a contender. The Detroit Lions appear to have fina
Bleacher Report / Posted 2 days ago
this team before calling it a contender. The Detroit Lions appear to have finally put a strong offensive line in front of Matthew Stafford, and that's dangerous. If Ameer Abdullah can return and give this team an explosive rushing attack, watch... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Orlovsky Signs With Rams, Expected To Work With Top Pick Goffspent the past three seasons with the Lions, where he was a positive practice a
Hartford Courant / Posted 3 days ago
spent the past three seasons with the Lions, where he was a positive practice and meeting-room presence for starter Matthew Stafford. Orlovsky returned to UConn this spring to earn his degree and serve as a student assistant coach under... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
NFL preseason rankings: Seahawks crack Top 5nine wins in 2017 had a margin of a touchdown or fewer. That's not much wiggle
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
nine wins in 2017 had a margin of a touchdown or fewer. That's not much wiggle room for a team that relied so heavily on QB Matthew Stafford to pull victories out of the fire. 26. Cincinnati Bengals (19.6) They've got some nice players on both... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Ranking NFL rosters by team: Why the Patriots didn't finish No. 1nine wins in 2017 had a margin of a touchdown or fewer. That's not much wiggle
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 3 days ago
nine wins in 2017 had a margin of a touchdown or fewer. That's not much wiggle room for a team that relied so heavily on QB Matthew Stafford to pull victories out of the fire. 26. Cincinnati Bengals (19.6): They've got some nice players on both... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Top 10 Detroit Lions with the most to prove entering training campWagner is a big upgrade by virtue of his five-year, $47.5-million contract. Wit
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
Wagner is a big upgrade by virtue of his five-year, $47.5-million contract. With an average salary of $9.5 million, only Matthew Stafford and Darius Slay will make more money this year. The big question about Wagner is how much of his success was... Read more
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SportingNews
Bears QB battle: Truly, Mitchell Trubisky not ready to trump Mike Glennonthrowing guys like Trubisky into the fire, he isn't close to coming in as exper
SportingNews / Posted 3 days ago
throwing guys like Trubisky into the fire, he isn't close to coming in as experienced and successful as Bradford, Wentz, Matthew Stafford, Cam Newton, Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota were in college. Goff... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Falcons QB Matt Ryan ‘not worried' about next contractgetting big contracts. Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr secured a five-ye
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 4 days ago
getting big contracts. Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr secured a five-year, $125 million contract, and Detroit Lions Matthew Stafford could be the next highest-paid player. Ryan, who is coming off an MVP season, told ESPN's NFL Live that... Read more
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The Washington Times
Kirk Cousins says no to hometown discountin average salary. Nonetheless, he said he left money on the table to help the
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
in average salary. Nonetheless, he said he left money on the table to help the Raiders retain some key players. Detroit QB Matthew Stafford is next in line to push the bar on pay. Count on Lions owner Martha Firestone Ford asking him to cut her... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Lions president: Rift with Megatron will 'work out ultimately'don’t know much more about it than was reported,” he said. “It is what it is.”
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
don’t know much more about it than was reported,” he said. “It is what it is.” Wood said even less about quarterback Matthew Stafford, who likely is due to land a contract extension with the Lions that is expected to pay him an NFL-record... Read more
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MLive.com
Detroit Lions 2017 schedule and game-by-game breakdownkey defenders in the offseason, from defensive end Calais Campbell to safety To
MLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
key defenders in the offseason, from defensive end Calais Campbell to safety Tony Jefferson, so an offense with a healthy Matthew Stafford and Ameer Abdullah should go places. Detroit plays two high safeties on defense and is better suited than... Read more
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CBS Sports
Every NFL team's 2017 projected win totaland have the look of a team that could miss the playoffs in 2017. Falling short
CBS Sports / Posted 6 days ago
and have the look of a team that could miss the playoffs in 2017. Falling short of seven wins would all but guarantee that. Matthew Stafford needs to continue developing under Jim Bob Cooter, Jarrad Davis' addition needs to fix the defense and Ameer... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Time for Detroit Lions to make Matthew Stafford NFL's highest-paid QBstandard for long. In 10 years, we’ll laugh about the pittance the Lions paid S
Detroit Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
standard for long. In 10 years, we’ll laugh about the pittance the Lions paid Stafford in 2017. Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford talks with reporters after minicamp Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at the practice facility in Allen Park. (Photo:... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Absolutely Lions should make Matthew Stafford highest-paid player in NFL historyOdds are shortly the Lions will sign quarterback Matthew Stafford to a contract
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Odds are shortly the Lions will sign quarterback Matthew Stafford to a contract extension making him the highest-paid player in NFL history. Equally as probable is there will be plenty of backlash. It will be pointed out incessantly, on social media... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Absolutely Lions should make Matthew Stafford highest-paid player in NFL historyOdds are shortly the Lions will sign quarterback Matthew Stafford to a contract
The Oakland Press / Posted 6 days ago
Odds are shortly the Lions will sign quarterback Matthew Stafford to a contract extension making him the highest-paid player in NFL history. Equally as probable is there will be plenty of backlash. It will be pointed out incessantly, on social media... Read more
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CBS Sports
Here are the NFL's best and worst quarterback draft classes since 2004backup, as did undrafted free agent Matt Moore.Jamarcus Russell remains the kin
CBS Sports / Posted 6 days ago
backup, as did undrafted free agent Matt Moore.Jamarcus Russell remains the king of QB busts. Getty Images Thank God for Matthew Stafford, otherwise the '09 class might challenge the '07 class for worst on this list. Stafford arrived in Detroit... Read more
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The Washington Times
Who else is watching the Redskins and Kirk Cousins at the deadline?for 2019. This would also benefit backup Colt McCoy, who could move into the st
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
for 2019. This would also benefit backup Colt McCoy, who could move into the starting job in Washington. Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is also watching closely. Stafford would like to see Cousins do a deal and push the market ever-upward... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Detroit Lions' best: No. 6 Rick Wagner bolsters pedestrian O-lineLions believe he’ll strengthen what was a pedestrian offensive line. 2017 proj
Detroit Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
Lions believe he’ll strengthen what was a pedestrian offensive line. 2017 projection: The Lions signed Wagner to help keep Matthew Stafford upright and improve the running game, and his performance in those areas will be under a microscope this... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Detroit Lions' best for 2017: Ameer Abdullah vital to team's success18 carries, 101 yards rushing. Contract status: Entering Year 3 of his 4-year
Detroit Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
18 carries, 101 yards rushing. Contract status: Entering Year 3 of his 4-year rookie contract. Why he’s No. 7: Outside of Matthew Stafford, there may not be a player more important to the Lions’ success this year than Abdullah. The Lions did not... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
SEC has plenty of young QBs to lead wayJacob Eason, and Ole Miss' Shea Patterson and Mississippi State's Nick Fitzgera
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
Jacob Eason, and Ole Miss' Shea Patterson and Mississippi State's Nick Fitzgerald -- can turn into the next Cam Newton, Matthew Stafford, or Eli Manning. But the early returns are encouraging, especially as it relates to the upcoming... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
SEC Will Roll Out Impressive Group of Young QuarterbacksJacob Eason and Mississippi's Shea Patterson and Mississippi State's Nick Fitzg
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 10 days ago
Jacob Eason and Mississippi's Shea Patterson and Mississippi State's Nick Fitzgerald -- can turn into the next Cam Newton, Matthew Stafford or Eli Manning. But the early returns are encouraging, especially as it relates to the upcoming... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
SEC will roll out impressive group of young quarterbacksJacob Eason and Mississippi's Shea Patterson and Mississippi State's Nick Fitzg
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 10 days ago
Jacob Eason and Mississippi's Shea Patterson and Mississippi State's Nick Fitzgerald - can turn into the next Cam Newton, Matthew Stafford or Eli Manning. But the early returns are encouraging, especially as it relates to the upcoming... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
SEC will roll out impressive group of young quarterbacksJacob Eason and Mississippi's Shea Patterson and Mississippi State's Nick Fitzg
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 10 days ago
Jacob Eason and Mississippi's Shea Patterson and Mississippi State's Nick Fitzgerald - can turn into the next Cam Newton, Matthew Stafford or Eli Manning. But the early returns are encouraging, especially as it relates to the upcoming... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
SEC will roll out impressive group of young quarterbacksJacob Eason and Mississippi's Shea Patterson and Mississippi State's Nick Fitzg
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 10 days ago
Jacob Eason and Mississippi's Shea Patterson and Mississippi State's Nick Fitzgerald - can turn into the next Cam Newton, Matthew Stafford or Eli Manning. But the early returns are encouraging, especially as it relates to the upcoming... Read more
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NFL.com
Why you should root for the New York Jetsthrew a lot of interceptions, whatevs. But dude threw for 4,007 yards in 1967.
NFL.com / Posted 10 days ago
threw a lot of interceptions, whatevs. But dude threw for 4,007 yards in 1967. I know that it doesn't seem like much when Matthew Stafford shoots out 4,000-yard seasons like they're nothing. But Namath was close to 700 yards better than the next... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
#BestInTheD: Detroit's Top 20 pro athletes right now, Nos. 10ahead for this franchise, but at least we’ll have Fulmer to look forward to eve
Detroit Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
ahead for this franchise, but at least we’ll have Fulmer to look forward to every fifth day. Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford talks with reporters after minicamp Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at the practice facility in Allen Park. (Photo:... Read more
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CBS Sports
Clay Matthews says he's really going to miss Jay Cutler playing QB for the Bearsin 2015, he ranked ninth in value per play among all quarterbacks, according to
CBS Sports / Posted 11 days ago
in 2015, he ranked ninth in value per play among all quarterbacks, according to Football Outsiders, which was better than Matthew Stafford and league MVP Cam Newton. But that was the anomaly for Cutler, who regularly put up replacement-level... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
#BestInTheD: Detroit's top-20 pro athletes right now, Nos. 20will be one of three new starters for the rebuilt offensive line, so with many
Detroit Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
will be one of three new starters for the rebuilt offensive line, so with many – including us – expecting a big season from Matthew Stafford, this unit’s ability to mesh quickly will be one of the keys to watch early this fall. Avery Bradley in the... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Eric Ebron makes strong public pitch for Jim Caldwellin mind. For the Lions, who (assuming a contract extension) will be able to off
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 13 days ago
in mind. For the Lions, who (assuming a contract extension) will be able to offer the ability to work with quarterback Matthew Stafford, Quinn may see a chance to upgrade to a guy like Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels or some other... Read more
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NFL.com
Garcon: Why isn't Cousins long-term answer for 'Skins?a simple resolution. With Raiders quarterback Derek Carr hitting the $25 millio
NFL.com / Posted 13 days ago
a simple resolution. With Raiders quarterback Derek Carr hitting the $25 million-per-year threshold and Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford poised to cross it soon, the ball has returned to Washington's court with exactly one week left to reach a... Read more
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NFL.com
Garcon: Why isn't Cousins long-term answer in D.C.?a simple resolution. With Raiders quarterback Derek Carr hitting the $25 millio
NFL.com / Posted 13 days ago
a simple resolution. With Raiders quarterback Derek Carr hitting the $25 million-per-year threshold and Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford set to cross it soon, the ball has returned to Washington's court with exactly one week left to reach a... Read more
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CBS Sports
Picking a 'Game of Thrones' character still on the show for every NFL teamthe clutch. With no running game to speak of in recent years, the Lions offense
CBS Sports / Posted 13 days ago
the clutch. With no running game to speak of in recent years, the Lions offense stays aggressive almost by necessity. But Matthew Stafford showed last year that you can never count him out. Daenerys has left Daario behind to keep the peace in... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Sunday NFL Notes: Veteran tight end Gary Barnidge still availablereceiver Alshon Jeffery, Cincinnati tight end Tyler Eifert and, for fun, quarte
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 15 days ago
receiver Alshon Jeffery, Cincinnati tight end Tyler Eifert and, for fun, quarterbacks Kirk Cousins of the Redskins and Matthew Stafford of Detroit. *Interesting ticket idea by Kansas City. The Chiefs introduced the Bud Light Game Day Pass –... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Sunday T-U NFL Notes: Veteran tight end Gary Barnidge still availablereceiver Alshon Jeffery, Cincinnati tight end Tyler Eifert and, for fun, quarte
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 15 days ago
receiver Alshon Jeffery, Cincinnati tight end Tyler Eifert and, for fun, quarterbacks Kirk Cousins of the Redskins and Matthew Stafford of Detroit. *Interesting ticket idea by Kansas City. The Chiefs introduced the Bud Light Game Day Pass –... Read more
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NFL.com
Ranking divisions by quarterback: NFC South reigns supremeBrees has more 5,000-yard seasons (five) than every other quarterback in NFL hi
NFL.com / Posted 17 days ago
Brees has more 5,000-yard seasons (five) than every other quarterback in NFL history combined (Dan Marino, Tom Brady, Matthew Stafford and Peyton Manning each have one). He's Canton bound ... yet still terrorizing defenses in his late 30s. And... Read more
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MLive.com
How do you grade each position on the Detroit Lions roster?following position groups compared to what you believe an NFL roster should fea
MLive.com / Posted 17 days ago
following position groups compared to what you believe an NFL roster should feature at this point in the calendar: QBs: Matthew Stafford, Jake Rudock, Brad Kaaya RBs: Ameer Abdullah, Theo Riddick, Zach Zenner, Matt Asiata, Dwayne Washington,... Read more
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NFL.com
Titans' Marcus Mariota: Future payday not on my mindlong before we pivot our attention to Mariota and Jameis Winston, who went atop
NFL.com / Posted 17 days ago
long before we pivot our attention to Mariota and Jameis Winston, who went atop the draft in 2015. Established passers like Matthew Stafford will have the first crack at elevating monetary expectations in the QB marketplace but before long another... Read more
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NFL.com
Mariota not thinking about lofty payday down the roadlong before we pivot our attention to Mariota and Jameis Winston, who went atop
NFL.com / Posted 17 days ago
long before we pivot our attention to Mariota and Jameis Winston, who went atop the draft in 2015. Established passers like Matthew Stafford will have the first crack at elevating monetary expectations in the QB marketplace but before long another... Read more
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The Davison Index
Fat Guy Corner | July 6, 2017quarterback Derek Carr to a new contract last week at $25 million a year. Why i
The Davison Index / Posted 18 days ago
quarterback Derek Carr to a new contract last week at $25 million a year. Why is this important? I think it’s the number Matthew Stafford looks at when trying to negotiate his new deal to stay here in Detroit. I think he wants to stay a Detroit... Read more
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Lapeer Area View
July 6, 2017quarterback Derek Carr to a new contract last week at $25 million a year. Why i
Lapeer Area View / Posted 18 days ago
quarterback Derek Carr to a new contract last week at $25 million a year. Why is this important? I think it’s the number Matthew Stafford looks at when trying to negotiate his new deal to stay here in Detroit. I think he wants to stay a Detroit... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
Sports reaches dead zone period | July 6, 2017quarterback Derek Carr to a new contract last week at $25 million a year. Why i
Grand Blanc View / Posted 18 days ago
quarterback Derek Carr to a new contract last week at $25 million a year. Why is this important? I think it’s the number Matthew Stafford looks at when trying to negotiate his new deal to stay here in Detroit. I think he wants to stay a Detroit... Read more
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The Burton View
Sports reaches dead zone period | July 6, 2017quarterback Derek Carr to a new contract last week at $25 million a year. Why i
The Burton View / Posted 18 days ago
quarterback Derek Carr to a new contract last week at $25 million a year. Why is this important? I think it’s the number Matthew Stafford looks at when trying to negotiate his new deal to stay here in Detroit. I think he wants to stay a Detroit... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Jim Caldwell on Matthew Stafford: He’s on the riseMatthew Stafford was an MVP candidate, and the Lions were NFC North leaders unt
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 20 days ago
Matthew Stafford was an MVP candidate, and the Lions were NFC North leaders until the quarterback dislocated the joint and tore ligaments in the middle finger of his throwing hand late last season. Yet, Stafford has the same MVP odds for the 2017... Read more
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MLive.com
Ask Nate: Do the Lions really have the 5th-worst roster like PFF says?see Detroit's talent level overall as slightly above average in the NFL. The Li
MLive.com / Posted 21 days ago
see Detroit's talent level overall as slightly above average in the NFL. The Lions have a number of very good players -- Matthew Stafford, Glover Quin, Darius Slay, Ezekiel Ansah, T.J. Lang, Rick Wagner, Matt Prater and Sam Martin would start for... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Social media power index: Andre Drummond is Detroit's most powerful athleteproducts!" Absent from the list is Tate's teammate, the one athlete with the p
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 22 days ago
products!" Absent from the list is Tate's teammate, the one athlete with the potential to top them all: Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford. The veteran passer deleted his @Staff_9 Twitter account some time ago, opting for online privacy instead of... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Detroit Lions’ talent-level being underratedhave more young talent, which figures to improve, than declining players. Also
The Oakland Press / Posted 22 days ago
have more young talent, which figures to improve, than declining players. Also, the Lions have an established quarterback, Matthew Stafford, who has yet to reach 30 coming off, in some regard, his best season. It doesn’t suggest the Lions will win... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Detroit Lions� talent-level being underratedhave more young talent, which figures to improve, than declining players. Also
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
have more young talent, which figures to improve, than declining players. Also, the Lions have an established quarterback, Matthew Stafford, who has yet to reach 30 coming off, in some regard, his best season. It doesn�t suggest the Lions will win... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Brad Kaaya named the biggest quarterback steal of NFL drafthistory with 9,968 passing yards, 720 completions and 1,188 attempts. His 69 ca
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 24 days ago
history with 9,968 passing yards, 720 completions and 1,188 attempts. His 69 career touchdown passes are third-most in Miami history. “The Lions wisely snatched him up as a developmental project to stash behind Matthew Stafford,” Easterlin... Read more
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MLive.com
Here is what Bob Quinn and the Lions have left to spend in cap spacecontrast, the Lions are projected to have the most cap space in the NFL for nex
MLive.com / Posted 24 days ago
contrast, the Lions are projected to have the most cap space in the NFL for next season. That's with the deals of Matthew Stafford, Glover Quin and Ezekiel Ansah coming off the books. The Lions are in discussions with at least Stafford and... Read more
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MLive.com
What if Glover Quin's heir as Detroit Lions free safety is himself?haven't even tempted themselves with any alternatives. As the Lions grind away
MLive.com / Posted 25 days ago
haven't even tempted themselves with any alternatives. As the Lions grind away on a long-term extension for Matthew Stafford that could make their franchise quarterback the richest player in NFL history, their ongoing talks with... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
UGA Roundup: Former, future and current Bulldogs shine at USATF championships10 players to complete the list were revealed Monday night on NFL Network. The
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 26 days ago
10 players to complete the list were revealed Monday night on NFL Network. The former Bulldogs that joined Green were Matthew Stafford (31), Geno Atkins (68), Justin Houston (76) and rounding out the list at No. 89, Thomas Davis. In his sixth... Read more
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