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He finished last season with 17,457 yards passing to surpass Hall of Famer Bobby Layne's team record, but he threw five interceptions during a late three-game skid that dropped the Lions out of playoff contention.
Allen Park -- The Lions have tabled contract negotiations with defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the 2014 season, but remain confident they can keep the two-time All-Pro in Detroit.
The 2009 No. 1 overall pick is 26 years old, entering his sixth season in the NFL .
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford stars in a pair of Dish Network ads posted on YouTube.
That's the gist of Stafford's latest ads for satellite provider Dish. In the first ad , Stafford plays a bumbling surgeon who has to be stopped from cutting open a patient with an electric saw.
This week's Monday Countdown reverses a page on Tim Twentyman's weekly 10 Questions and gives 13 answers to the key issues facing the Lions as they prepare for the season.
Feb 5, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate dances during a Super Bowl championship parade held in downtown Seattle.
Ndamukong Suh's contract negotiations have dragged on longer than expected, but first-year Lions coach Jim Caldwell said he remains confident that Suh and the Lions will reach a long-term extension to keep the Pro Bowl defensive tackle in Detroit.
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And that serves a dual purpose as the Lions begin again, with a new coaching staff hounded by the same, stale skepticism.
They are fixtures on the highlight reels, and they'll be a part of multiple highlights during , via EA Sports' official website : "Just how good is Calvin Johnson? Best Hands in NFL: check .
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, left, stands with defensive end Ezekiel Ansah during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the New York Jets at Ford Field in Detroit, Friday, Aug. 9, 2013.
The Detroit Lions will start training camp Monday. But Matthew Stafford will start something entirely more significant.
8 N.Y. Giants, 7:10 p.m. Sept. 14 at Carolina, 1 p.m. Sept. 21 Green Bay, 1 p.m. Sept.
Who: Lions quarterback. Wears: No. 9. Age: 26. College: Georgia. How acquired: No.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 02:40 am
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