1. NFL Teams Stuck in a Rut Heading into 2017

    The middle is no place to be in the NFL . Sure, it's fine if a team is trending upward and able to go from seven or eight wins to 10 and playoff contention...

    Sean Tomlinson Written by Sean Tomlinson about 4 months ago 33,418 reads 0 comments

  2. The Top 25 Fantasy Football Sleepers You Need to Know

    There is not a more overused word in fantasy football than "sleeper." The classic fantasy sleeper—the player who comes from nowhere to explode into prominence—is more myth than reality...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 53,436 reads 0 comments

  3. Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: The NFL's Floyd Mayweather Problem

    The conundrum of a football fan, Gronk's partying ways and the Washington team name all are worth pondering as beach season begins. 1...

    Mike Freeman Written by Mike Freeman about 5 months ago 104,446 reads 0 comments

  4. Lions' Rod Wood Says Matthew Stafford Could Be Highest-Paid QB with New Contract

    Detroit Lions president Rod Wood is less concerned with what it will take to re-sign Matthew Stafford and focused more on simply getting an extension for the veteran quarterback out of the way...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 6,620 reads 0 comments

  5. Lions GM Bob Quinn 'Confident' Matthew Stafford Will Sign New Contract

    Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn expressed confidence Sunday that a long-term deal with quarterback Matthew Stafford is on the horizon...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 months ago 2,193 reads 0 comments

  6. Young NFL Stars in Line for Big New Contracts in the Near Future

    For all intents and purposes, free agency is over. And now a lot of NFL players are a heck of a lot richer than they were in February. More than 300 veterans have signed contracts with a combined value in excess of $2...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 98,399 reads 0 comments

  7. Imagining an 8-Team Tournament with NFL Players Sorted by Their College Programs

    Georgia and LSU have produced some outstanding NFL players in recent years, but which one has the alumni to create the best 22-man roster? The 2017 NFL draft is this week, but instead ...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 7 months ago 108,672 reads 0 comments

  8. Matthew Stafford Says He 'Would Love' Contract Extension with Lions

    As he gets set to enter the final year of his contract, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford expressed his desire Tuesday to come to terms on a long-term deal...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 7 months ago 2,655 reads 0 comments

  9. Detroit Lions Unveil New Jerseys for 2017 Season

    Fans of the Detroit Lions will be able to pick up some new threads ahead of the 2017 NFL season. The team unveiled new uniforms during an event at Ford Field on Thursday, ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 7 months ago 154,704 reads 0 comments

  10. NFL1000: Detroit Lions 2017 NFL Draft Preview

    The 2016 Lions were certainly thrilling, but hardly consistent, and their late-season collapse was a disappointment for everybody involved...

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  11. Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions Discussing Contract Extension

    Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn confirmed talks about a potential contract extension for franchise quarterback Matthew Stafford ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 3,720 reads 0 comments

  12. NFL Free Agency: Early Look at the 2018 Class After Week 2

    Team building doesn't stop in the NFL . As free agency fades during one spring, there's always an eye toward the next group of high-priced talent and difference-makers who could be that final piece for a championship run...

    Sean Tomlinson Written by Sean Tomlinson about 8 months ago 53,361 reads 0 comments

  13. From Punch Line to Contender: 8 Teams That Used to Be Terrible

    The sports world is a cyclical beast. Those miserable bottom-feeding teams in each sport at one point qualified for the playoffs, if not competed for championships...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 10 months ago 8,974 reads 0 comments

  14. Pro Bowl 2017: TV Info, Injury Updates, Game Time and More

    This is the first weekend since the 2016 NFL season began that we won't have meaningful football. This is, of course, because the league schedules a week off between conference championships and the most important game of the year...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 10 months ago 712 reads 0 comments

  15. NFL Power Rankings Week 17: Latest 2016 Standings and Pre-Finale Reaction

    Unfortunately, Week 16 of the NFL season was marred by injuries, most notably to Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr and Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota ...

    Ryan McCrystal Written by Ryan McCrystal about 11 months ago 23,016 reads 1 comments

  16. Matthew Stafford Is the NFL's MVP When It Matters Most

    There's an annual debate in December as the NFL ’s Most Valuable Player race rounds the corner and sprints to the finish line...

    Sean Tomlinson Written by Sean Tomlinson about 11 months ago 12,845 reads 110 comments

  17. Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford Is the NFL's Ultimate Late-Game Assassin

    Looking for the best NFL coverage around? Bleacher Report is the go-to destination for armchair quarterbacks everywhere. B/R's NFL coverage delivers must-see gridiron analysis on a daily basis...

    B/R Video Written by B/R Video about 11 months ago 702 reads 2 comments

  18. Stafford Leads Record-Breaking 8th Fourth Quarter or Later Touchdown Drive

    Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford rushed for a seven-yard, go-ahead touchdown with 3:17 remaining in Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears. The score was ultimately the deciding factor in the Lions' 20-17 victory...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 11 months ago 1,258 reads 8 comments

  19. Matthew Stafford Injury: Updates on Lions Star's Finger and Recovery

    Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford injured the middle finger of his throwing hand in Week 14 against the Chicago Bears . He finished the game but reportedly dislocated the finger and tore ligaments...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 11 months ago 29,377 reads 53 comments

  20. Matthew Stafford Sets NFL Single-Season Record for 4th-Quarter Comeback Wins

    The Detroit Lions ' wild 2016 continued in Week 14, as quarterback Matthew Stafford engineered another fourth-quarter comeback in a 20-17 victory over the Chicago Bears ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 11 months ago 1,875 reads 0 comments

  21. NFL Power Rankings: Initial Post-Sunday Breakdown Ahead of Week 14

    Week 13 of the 2016 NFL season was strange, to say the least. The streaking Miami Dolphins were stopped in their tracks by the Baltimore Ravens , who beat down the Fins 38-6...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 12 months ago 10,670 reads 0 comments

  22. Lions Finally Support Matt Stafford with Late-Game Heroics, Take NFC North Lead

    As he stood in his own end zone with the ball on the 2-yard line, it seemed Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford had surely met a fourth-quarter comeback hurdle that was too tall...

    Sean Tomlinson Written by Sean Tomlinson about 12 months ago 18,262 reads 47 comments

  23. Matthew Stafford, Darius Slay, Matt Prater Win Thanksgiving All-Iron Award 2016

    For the first time in history, a kicker has taken home Phil Simms' All-Iron Award. As CBS Sports PR announced , the CBS broadcaster named Detroit Lions kicker Matt Prater as ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 12 months ago 4,293 reads 3 comments