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Lions players react to Matthew Stafford's Pro Bowl performance

Detroit Lions players were quite excited about Matthew Stafford's MVP performance in the Pro Bowl.

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Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford shined on Sunday night in his first career Pro Bowl. He threw for 316 yards, two touchdowns and one interception, and he helped lead Team Irvin to a 32-28 victory. Stafford's performance was recognized with him being named the game's Offensive MVP, and his Lions teammates took notice with several tweets about their quarterback. Take a look:

Players from other teams were also quite impressed with Stafford, by the way:

Say what you want about the Pro Bowl, but being in the same company as J.J. Watt certainly isn't a bad thing.

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