- Peter Schrager, who has been FOX’s sideline reporter for the past few Detroit Lions games, has been really impressed with Matthew Stafford and even said, “Matt Stafford could be the best quarterback in football.” Check out the entire “Good Morning Football” segment below:
“Matt Stafford is one of the best QBs in the NFL.” @PSchrags talks @Lions QB Matthew Stafford on #GMFB https://t.co/V1Swclca0Q— GMFB (@gmfb) October 18, 2016
- If you missed it earlier, Josh Bynes visited the Lions this week, but Detroit also worked out a few guards:
Lions worked out Jacques McClendon, Nila Kasitati— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) October 18, 2016
- Rafael Bush is up for Clutch Performance of the Week, the same honor that Darius Slay was nominated for last week—he lost to Buccaneers kicker Roberto Aguayo. Vote for Bush here or vote on Twitter like this:
VOTE for the @CastrolUSA Clutch Performer of the Week!— NFL (@NFL) October 18, 2016
Tweet name + #ClutchPerformer!
Beckham. Osweiler. Bortles. Lutz. Or Bush? pic.twitter.com/4O1kRkRr8x
- Now that I’ve buttered you up with some positives, here’s the most depressing tweet of all time:
Matt Stafford is completing 68.9% of his passes w/14 TDs & 4 INT this yr. Opposing QBs are 73.7%, 17 TD/3 INT vs DET https://t.co/z9Ljm347Hp— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) October 17, 2016
- Offensive lineman Brian Mihalik was on the Lions’ practice squad, but the Steelers signed him to their active 53-man roster on Tuesday morning.
- Calvin Johnson barely survived this week’s Latin-themed episode of “Dancing with the Stars.” Here is his performance from Monday night:
- Dave Birkett has a nice breakdown of how Stafford baited the Rams’ safety with his eyes before launching his 61-yard bomb to Golden Tate.
- The Green Bay Packers have a new running back:
The #Chiefs have traded RB Knile Davis to the Green Bay Packers, a source tells me.— Terez A. Paylor (@TerezPaylor) October 18, 2016