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  1. Detroit Lions: 5 offseason needsRead the original story

    Saturday | Sports Media 101

    ... Almost nobody saw the Lions going on the run they went on in 2017. They got a surprise spark in play from Matthew Stafford and he really carried a roster that may not have been ready to make that leap from pretender to contender. So what are the ...

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  2. NFL combine preview: Top QBs could show off arms in IndyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | MLive.com

    The Detroit Lions are set at quarterback, where Matthew Stafford returns for a ninth season at the helm of the offense. And Jake Rudock appears ready to move into the No.

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  3. 2017 Detroit Lions Mock Draft: Adding an Impact LinebackerRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | NFLMocks

    Dec 26, 2016; Arlington, TX, USA; Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford hands off to fullback Zach Zenner during the game against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports The Detroit Lions were pushed out of the playoffs in the first round, ending the 2016 season on a disappointing note.

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  4. Detroit Lions Combine preview: OL options aren't all that deep this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Sports Media 101

    ... rusher in Jim Caldwell's three years as head coach. Add in a likely mega extension coming to quarterback Matthew Stafford this offseason, and the offensive line is about to become an even bigger priority. This year's draft class offers better talent ...

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  5. Captain Munnerlyn ignored his doctors' recommendations in 2016Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | TheVikingAge

    ... known for playing through a variety of injuries during their careers (see Brett Favre, Terrell Owens, Matthew Stafford). It is really just something that has become a normal part of the profession. Nov 8, 2015; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota ...

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  6. Eight Lions Big-Play Makers of the 2016 SeasonRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | SidelionReport

    This season had several highlight-worthy plays by more than a handful of players. You can easily include every single late-game comeback by quarterback Matthew Stafford, all eight of them.

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  7. Detroit Lions combine preview: Receivers/tight ends offer potential optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | MLive.com

    The Detroit Lions have bigger needs up front and on defense, but there's no doubt Matthew Stafford could use another target or two as well. With Marvin Jones vanishing after the first month of the season, they had no real vertical threats.

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  8. Lions Draft Prospect: Cam Robinson - AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | SidelionReport

    ... might not be a great fit is that the Lions are a pass-first team. Robinson would help change that but with Matthew Stafford around, Detroit will rely on his arm before anything else. And there's a good chance Cam Robinson won't make it past the ...

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  9. Detroit Lions 2017 NFL Mock Draft roundup 2.0Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | ClickOnDetroit

    ... Lions, and what they're saying: CBS Sports: Taco Charlton, DE, Michigan : Stellar play from quarterback Matthew Stafford has diverted attention from a Detroit pass rush that struggled with star Ziggy Ansah limited by an ankle injury. The Lions need ...

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  10. NFL Scouting Combine Part 2: Offensive Targets for the Detroit LionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | SidelionReport

    ... Orlovsky (and with good reason). However, I am not a believer in Jake Ruddock's ability to lead the team if Matthew Stafford ever went down. Sorry, Michigan fans. The Lions must add a third QB to the roster through the draft or free agency. Kaaya is ...

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  11. Detroit Lions Likely To Sign Veteran Backup After Departure Of Dan OrlovksyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | SidelionReport

    ... spent on a young quarterback the team could develop while carrying the clip board for the very durable Matthew Stafford. Although it appears the Lions may have settled on the role Jake Rudock will play in 2017, they might not be done adding depth to ...

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  12. Adrian Peterson has options, but not $18 million worthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Star Tribune

    ... but he profiles as a third-down specialist. Peterson, if healthy, could have a big year near New York. Matthew Stafford is playing brilliantly, the Lions don't have a worthwhile lead back and Peterson would get to play the Vikings twice. But would ...

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  13. Lions mock draft roundup: CB becoming a more popular idea at No. 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | MLive.com

    ... is to take another offensive lineman in the first round in the same offseason it likely signs quarterback Matthew Stafford to one of the richer contracts in NFL history, it needs a player it feels certain about will protect him really, really well. ...

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  14. Here are four in-house decisions the Lions must make this offseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | MLive.com

    ... are bare. And so the Lions will have to ask themselves if they have that kind of investment to make in Matthew Stafford, whose contract expires after next season, and if so, how much they're willing to go up in contract dollars to get a deal done. ...

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  15. 2016 Grades: NFC NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Sky Sports

    ... cheer for the Lions, who made plenty out of not very much and produced consistent fourth-quarter heroics. Matthew Stafford. Stafford held the Lions roster together in the absence of much of a running game and with a bunch of receivers who kept on ...

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  16. NFC North rookie gradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | NFL

    ... agency focus: The Lions need to find a franchise back capable of alleviating some of the pressure on Matthew Stafford to carry the offense. Dalvin Cook , Leonard Fournette , Christian McCaffrey and Alvin Kamara could be intriguing options on Day 1, ...

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  17. Dan Orlovsky says Lions going with Jake Rudock as backup QBRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | Sports Media 101

    ... a comment. If it's about the Lions, it's on Lions 101. Dan Orlovsky has served as the backup quarterback to Matthew Stafford in Detroit for the last three seasons, but he won't be back for a fourth year with the Lions. Sports Media 101 searches and ...

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  18. Detroit Lions have league-average amount of cap space to work withRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | MLive.com

    ... based on what teams currently have pledged. Not coincidentally, the 2018 offseason is when quarterback Matthew Stafford's $22 million cap hit comes off the books. It's also potentially when Detroit could introduce a new contract that could pay him ...

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  19. NFC North: Headlines around the divisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Detroit Lions

    ... squad. It seems like he could have a future in Detroit. Orlovsky, 33, has been a trusted advisor to Matthew Stafford the last few seasons, but he'll be a free agent when the league year begins in March, and the Lions could want to see what they have ...

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  20. Calvin Johnson once ruptured Charles Tillman's tricepRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | MLive.com

    ... said his favorite battle against Johnson was the 2012 game at Soldier Field. Johnson was targeted by Matthew Stafford 11 times in that game, but Tillman held him to just three catches for 34 yards and the Bears won 13-7. "I don't know how many times ...

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