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Matthew Stafford | Quarterback

Team: Detroit Lions
Age / DOB:  (27) / 2/7/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 234
College: Georgia
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OC Joe Lombardi wants Matthew Stafford to take more chances with the football this season.
The Lions pulled the reins in on Stafford last season, asking him to take a more conservative/game-managing approach as they rode an elite defense. It resulted in a career-low 12 interceptions and an 11-5 record, but the Lions were held under 20 points seven times. "I thought that he played smart football (last year), and sometimes to a fault," Lombardi said. "We'll look to him to maybe take a few more chances this year with the football. He's got the arm to do it and he's got the receivers to throw it to." Apr 2 - 9:00 AM

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Career Stats
YearPassingRushingFumb.
YearTeamGCompAtt % YdsY/GY/A300+TDIntRushYdsY/GAvgTD100+Lost
2009DET1020137753.32267226.76.0113202010810.85.4201
2010DET3579659.4535178.35.60614113.72.8101
2011DET1642166363.55038314.97.68411622784.93.5001
2012DET1643572759.84967310.46.882017351267.93.6404
2013DET1637163458.54650290.67.36291937694.31.9204
2014DET1636360260.34257266.17.14221243935.82.2203

Depth Charts

Skill Players
PosRoleName
QB1Matthew Stafford
2Dan Orlovsky
3Kellen Moore
4Anthony Boone
RB1Joique Bell
2Ameer Abdullah
3Theo Riddick
4George Winn
5Zach Zenner
GLB1Joique Bell
2Ameer Abdullah
3RB1Theo Riddick
2Ameer Abdullah
FB1Mike Burton
2Emil Igwenagu
WR11Calvin Johnson
2Corey Fuller
3T.J. Jones
4Andrew Peacock
5Vernon Johnson
WR21Golden Tate
2Jeremy Ross
3Ryan Broyles
4Lance Moore
5Greg Salas
WR31Corey Fuller
TE1Eric Ebron
2Brandon Pettigrew
3Joseph Fauria
4Jordan Thompson
5Casey Pierce
K1Matt Prater
2Kyle Brindza