This custom-made, 62-inch wooden statue of Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is currently on sale for $1,500. It is imperative that someone out there buy it and destroy it, so that the curse binding a tortured soul to it for all eternity can be broken.
The place was Dallas, Texas. The time was May 2006. Highland Park High School's senior class had just graduated and was ready to get down at the All-Night Party. And get down, we did, as you can see. The girl in the front looking halfway horrified is me. The man in the green shirt behind me is Matthew Stafford. Let's…
In 1994, as Dan Marino hustled to the ball and motioned for a spike to stop the clock, he at least nodded to Mark Ingram to be ready for a pass. Matthew Stafford didn't tell anyone he had a game-winning sneak planned, because even he didn't know he was going to do it until he reached the line of scrimmage.
Ron Jaworski's been counting down his list of the best NFL quarterbacks, and Matthew Stafford, despite clocking in the top five in most statistical categories, landed at No. 14. Is Jaws right, and Stafford's sample size too small? Or could you stick a lump of Shaun Hill-shaped beef behind center, and expect it to put…
For more information, the ESPN SportsNation poll results are available via this link until someone — anyone — in Bristol, Conn. realizes that the Detroit Lions are, in fact, an NFC team.
You could chalk the Lions' embarrassing loss to Chicago up to many things. Turnovers, an inability to get the run game going, Matthew Stafford...but no matter how many things don't go your way, it remains all-but-impossible for an NFL team to win when the wind itself is a Bears fan. Here, some selected postgame quotes…
If you were watching the game, you saw this coming somewhere around the end of the first quarter, but the bitterness between the Bears and Lions finally came to a boil when a frustrated Matthew Stafford threw Bears defensive back D.J. Moore to the ground after tossing yet another interception, then faced Moore's…
From tipsters Gordon and Katrina, comes this snapshot of the Lions quarterback sans a few vertebrae. Stafford is gearing up for his showdown with the Broncos, but he may want to consider making a pre-game visit to the Chosen One. I'm pretty sure he knows a guy who's got a few spare parts he could use.
We're doing a season-long NFL roundtable with our friends at Slate. Check back here each week as a rotating cast of football watchers discusses the weekend's key plays, coaching decisions, and traumatic brain injuries.
Someone dug up a textbook at the middle school in Texas that a young Stafford attended, and there's his 7th grade autograph. Yes, it makes us very mad and very old that he was in middle school in 2000.
In sports, everybody is a winner—some people just win better than others. Like Matthew Stafford, who won the weekend by suddenly turning into Bobby Layne, minus the crippling hangovers.
Jim Schwartz had a bit of fun at the expense of the future of the Lions. He showed the whole team some vacation pictures, and then he said: "I thought I had a fun vacation - until I saw this.''
We asked where these photos of Matthew Stafford's summer vacation were taken, and boy, did we get some answers. It's just too bad they all contradicted each other.
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