MLive.com's Anwar Richardson doesn't believe a Matthew Stafford contract extension will happen this offseason.
Matthew Stafford says he only wants "fair-market value" on his impending extension, and is willing to take less so the Lions can spend more on his supporting cast.
After spending his first few NFL offseasons down south, Matthew Stafford has been a regular at the Lions' facility this spring.
Lions GM Martin Mayhew said there hasn't been any progress on Matthew Stafford's contract extension talks yet.
NFL Network's Albert Breer confirms the Lions have held preliminary extension talks with Matthew Stafford.
The Lions met with Matthew Stafford's agent Thursday, beginning long-term talks.
Lions president Tom Lewand intends to rework Matthew Stafford's contract, but not for salary-cap relief.
According to Lions GM Martin Mayhew, there hasn't been a "whole lot of dialog" about extending Matthew Stafford's contract, but it remains a priority.
Matthew Stafford received a $500,000 performance bonus in his contract for 2013.
Lions GM Martin Mayhew stated Friday that the organization has not lost faith in Matthew Stafford as their franchise quarterback.
Lions GM Martin Mayhew hopes to renegotiate or extend Matthew Stafford's contract this offseason.
Lions coach Jim Schwartz stated Monday that he has no problem with Matthew Stafford's inconsistent passing mechanics.
Matthew Stafford completed 24-of-42 passes for 272 yards, three touchdowns and an interception in the Lions' Week 17 loss to the Bears.
Matthew Stafford completed 37-of-56 passes for 443 yards, no touchdowns, and an interception in Saturday's loss to the Falcons.