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Detroit Lions NFC North
 
Matthew Stafford • #9 • QB
95/156, 1345 yds, 8 TDs in last 4 gp
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'3", 226 lbs.
Born:Feb 7, 1988 (29 yrs) in Tampa, FL
Hometown:Dallas, TX
College:Georgia
Experience:8 years
Drafted:Drafted by Detroit in 2009 (1/1).
2017 Season Stats
G GS Att Cmp Pct Yds Lg TD Int Sck Rat Rush Yds Lg TD Fum
YTD 9 9 329 206 62.6 2461 63 17 5 30 96.3 18 85 15 0 6
On Pace 16 16 585 366 62.6 4375 63 30 9 53 96.1 32 151 15 0 11
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Scouting Report
Assets: A playmaker who can make things happen in a hurry. Possesses a big arm and very strong hands, helping him make all kinds of throws easily (from over-the top strikes to sidearm rockets). Has good mobility. Displays strong instincts and field vision, as well as confidence and cool.
Flaws: Injury-prone. Has a tendency to take a few too many risks downfield with his big arm rather than going for safer fundamental plays. Gets too inconsistent with his throwing motion and freelances too much, and will force the ball into traffic at times. Not much of a scrambler.
Career Potential: Streaky but top-tier starting quarterback.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NFL Comeback Player of the Year 2011
NFL Pro Bowl MVP 2014 (Offense MVP)
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