- Matthew Stafford won his appeal with the NFL. Last week, Stafford was fined for wearing all blue cleats. Apparently his cleats were "too blue" and Stafford will have to wear different cleats, but the NFL still repealed the fine.
- This is awfully interesting: Jaguars and Titans, he'll likely be hidden from national scrutiny
The Bennett brothers are having themselves a week. First, Martellus Bennett gave Eric Ebron some great advice on how to stay out of trouble in the NFL: stay off the streets after 11 pm. Later, Martellus responded to his brother's (Michael Bennett) odd comments blaming Stafford for JFK's assassination:
Martellus Bennett on his bro saying Matthew Stafford was to blame for JFK's assassination: "He's an asshole."— Kyle Meinke (@kmeinke) October 14, 2015
Michael Bennett on being called an a..hole by his brother: "A rich a-hole."— Bob Condotta (@bcondotta) October 14, 2015
- Alex Carter has been cleared to practice on Monday. Carter was placed on the short-term IR list back in the preseason. He is still not eligible to play until Week 10.
- Looks like the Lions had a player-only meeting to address the team's recent struggles:
Darryl Tapp says Lions' leadership council met separate from Caldwell this week, talked about how to improve practice.— Kyle Meinke (@kmeinke) October 14, 2015
- Hat tip to Pride of Detroit writer/editor Ryan Mathews for finding this hilarious article featuring Amazon reviews of NFL quarterbacks (Stafford was mercifully excluded).