Posted: 9/21/2020 2:53 am UTC
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford completed 20-of-33 passes for 244 yards, two touchdowns and an interception in Week 2 against the Green Bay Packers.
Huddle Up: Stafford flirted with 300 yards last week and he did a decent job in this one, but his numbers have been more of the QB2 variety to date. He'll look for better results in Week 3 against the unbeaten Arizona Cardinals.
Posted: 9/14/2020 2:52 am UTC
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford completed 24-of-42 passes for 297 yards, one touchdowns and one interception in the Week 1 game against the Chicago Bears. He also ran five times for 23 yards.
Huddle Up: Stafford is healthy again and that's great news, even though the fourth quarter was forgettable for he and the offense. He remains a low-end QB1 in most fantasy leagues heading into Week 2 against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau.
Posted: 8/28/2020 4:15 pm UTC
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford in 2019 had a deep-pass percentage of 20 percent -- double his 2018 percentage of 10 -- according to Pro Football Focus data.
Huddle Up: Stafford played in only half of the season and finished with a career-high 8.6 yards per attempt. More importantly, he finished third among fantasy QBs who started at least eight games with an average of 25.9 fantasy points per outing. If you decide to wait on quarterback in your draft, Stafford is a prime target.
Posted: 8/04/2020 8:08 pm UTC
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford was removed from the COVID-19 list and placed back onto the active roster Tuesday, Aug. 4. His positive test for COVID-19 was determined to be a false-positive.
Huddle Up: Any concern over his status and availability for the regular season should be gone. He's a strong target as a low-end QB1.
Posted: 8/01/2020 8:48 pm UTC
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford was placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday, Aug. 1.
Huddle Up: Stafford will be sidelined for an undisclosed period of time, so fantasy players should keep an eye on the situation. He can be a low-end No. 1 or a high-end No. 2 fantasy quarterback this season if he is healthy.
Posted: 7/16/2020 2:59 am UTC
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford recorded a league-leading 82.7 QBR from inside the pocket in 2019, posting a 66.2 completion percentage, 8.8 yards per attempt and 17 touchdowns to three interceptions.
Posted: 6/27/2020 7:35 pm UTC
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford recently worked out with FB Nick Bawden, WR Jamal Agnew and TE Jesse James.
Huddle Up: Stafford missed part of last season because of an injury but should be ready for the start of the 2020 season. He has posted solid numbers over the last several season and can be considered a low-end No. 1 or a high-end No. 2 quarterback in fantasy leagues.
Posted: 6/25/2020 10:18 pm UTC
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (back) was seen working out with teammates in a video shared to social media by the team Thursday, June 25.
Huddle Up: While going against recommendations shared by the NFLPA, it's good to see Stafford is able to put in the early extra work. His 312.4 passing yards per game through eight contests in 2019 was his highest YPG average since 2011 and his 8.6 yards per attempts were a career-best. He'll be a high-floor QB1 likely to be available in the latter third of drafts.
Posted: 5/26/2020 1:30 am UTC
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford's average throw depth was 10.6 yards in 2019 - tied for the highest mark by a quarterback with at least 250 pass attempts since at least 2015. It was also his best mark over that same span by 2.6 yards per throw.
Huddle Up: A fair amount of credit goes to Kenny Golladay, who averaged 18.3 yards per catch and amassed 28 receptions that covered at least 15 yards (although only 15 came prior to Stafford's season-ending back injury). With that said, 60 of Stafford's 187 completions resulted in plays of 15 or more yards. Stafford was on pace for his best fantasy season since 2011 prior to getting hurt, and there's a very reasonable chance he'll be able to pick up where he left off this season and serve as a low-end QB1 at worst.
Posted: 5/24/2020 1:28 am UTC
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford was on pace for 4,998 yards and 38 touchdowns when his 2019 season ended prematurely because of a back injury.