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Tagged: Matthew Stafford (91 Results)

Mailbag: September 16, 2021

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: Is Matthew Stafford a top-tier quarterback? Is the RB-RB draft strategy outdated? The limited value of the preseason. Ravens running backs, Elijah Mitchell, Keenan Allen and more. more »



Stafford off to great start with Rams

Los Angeles quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD, the Rams prize offseason addition, led his new team with 3 touchdown passes in Sunday night’s season opening win over the Chicago Bears. On the thirdMore play of the game, Stafford threw a 67-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver VAN JEFFERSON to get things rolling. Stafford would later add a 57-yard touchdown to wideout COOPER KUPP before finishing with his third touchdown to ROBERT WOODS. Less

Source: Los Angeles Times

Ask the Experts: Which veterans who changed teams are you interested in?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Which veteran who changed teams in the offseason are you most interested in seeing?   more »



Rams RB Akers suffers season-ending torn Achilles

Los Angeles Rams running back CAM AKERS suffered a torn Achilles tendon while training for the upcoming season earlier this week. Akers, 22, was on track to be the featured runningMore back in an offense that was expected to be rejuvenated by the arrival of veteran quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD. Instead, Akers will miss the season and the Rams will likely move forward with third year running back DARRELL HENDERSON leading the backfield. Less

Source: Los Angeles Times

Around the NFL: Rams-49ers

The two 49ers-Rams games this year just got more interesting. The general rule of thumb for players is to avoid giving opponents bulletin-board material, but San Francisco safety Jimmie Ward has thrown considerable shade in the direction of Matthew Stafford.  more »


Around the NFL: Jared Goff

There's a story out that the Lions like what they're seeing from Jared Goff. New coach Dan Campbell saying nice things about Goff's command in the huddle and the pretty spiral he throws and whatnot. Might be enough to make you think Detroit is anticipating good things this season. It seems unlikely.   more »



WR Woods says Rams offense ready to roll again

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver ROBERT WOODS said this week that he is excited about the dimension that new quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD brings to the team’s offense heading into the 2021More season. Woods envisions Stafford “spreading the ball around”, something that would certainly benefit the receiving corps of Woods, COOPER KUPP, and DESEAN JACKSON. Less

Source: NBC Sports


Rams QB Stafford had minor thumb surgery

Los Angeles Rams quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD reportedly underwent a minor surgical procedure on his right thumb last month. Fortunately for Stafford and his fantasy owners, the new Rams quarterback is notMore expected to miss any of the team’s offseason workouts or training camp. Stafford has played through injuries, including several to his throwing hand, many times during his 12-year career. Less

Source: Los Angeles Times


WR Jones to reunite with QB Stafford?

Veteran Detroit Lions wide receiver MARVIN JONES indicated via social media that he is interested in a reunion with quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD in Los Angeles. Jones is an unrestricted free agentMore this offseason after leading the Lions in receptions last year. Stafford, of course, will head to the Rams after the blockbuster trade with Detroit is finalized in March. Jones is also a Southern California native, adding to the allure of reuniting with Stafford in Los Angeles. Less

Source: Team Blog


Texans and DE Watt agree to mutually part ways

There seems to be a lot of mutual parting of ways in the NFL these days. First it was MATTHEW STAFFORD and the Detroit Lions. Next up is J.J. WATT andMore the Houston Texans. The Texans and Watt announced late last week that they had mutually agreed to part ways. Watt is the franchise’s all-time sacks leader (101) after being drafted with the 11th overall pick in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft. Less

Source: Team Website


WFT to “exhaust all avenues” to find the right quarterback

Washington Football Team head coach Ron Rivera said this week that the team would take a “long look” and “exhaust all avenues” to secure the quarterback position. Those avenues include theMore NFL Draft, the trade market, free-agency, and players already on the roster. Washington was reportedly interested in veteran quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD before his recent trade from the Lions to the Rams. As for existing options, the team has veteran ALEX SMITH as well as fellow quarterbacks KYLE ALLEN and TAYLOR HEINICKE. Options, of course, will also exist in free agency and the NFL Draft. Less

Source: Washington Times


Rams DT Donald says he was “shocked” by trade

Los Angeles Rams star defensive tackle AARON DONALD said this week that he was “shocked” to hear about his team sending quarterback JARED GOFF to the Detroit Lions in exchange forMore MATTHEW STAFFORD. Donald said that Stafford is a “great quarterback”, while also adding that Goff would be his “brother forever”. The Rams made it to the Super Bowl with Goff running the offense and Donald leading the defense, but the team ultimately did not think that combo would get them back to that level. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Factoid: Matthew Stafford

The Rams are taking a big swing on Matthew Stafford. What they’re hoping for, I think, is to get a quarterback who can connect on more big throws.  more »



Free agent market heating up for QB Winston

With the MATTHEW STAFFORD for JARED GOFF trade in place between the Rams and the Lions, the free agent market for quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON is reportedly heating up. While he couldMore certainly remain in New Orleans, several teams are said to be interested in his services. With the Saints, Winston is not guaranteed a starting role due to the presence of DREW BREES (for now) and TAYSOM HILL. Several teams see Winston as a potential starter, with both the Colts and Bears being linked to him thus far. Less

Source: Team Blog


Goff excited to join Lions

Quarterback JARED GOFF is excited to be headed to the Detroit Lions and to a team that he feels “wants and appreciates” him. Goff is expected to be the team’s newMore starter after Detroit traded veteran quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD to the Los Angeles Rams over the weekend. Goff had some impressive performances in 2020, but it was clear towards the end of the season and in recent weeks that the Rams were looking to head in a new direction. That direction leads to Detroit for Goff. Less


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