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Detroit Lions NFC North
Matthew Stafford • #9 • QB
Status:Off season
Ht/Wt:6'3", 226 lbs.
Born:Feb 7, 1988 (29 yrs) in Tampa, FL
Hometown:Dallas, TX
Experience:8 years
Drafted:Drafted by Detroit in 2009 (1/1).
2016 Season Stats
G GS Att Cmp Pct Yds Lg TD Int Sck Rat Rush Yds Lg TD Fum
YTD 16 16 594 388 65.3 4327 73 24 10 37 93.3 37 207 24 2 3
Playoffs 1 1 32 18 56.3 205 30 0 0 3 75.7 3 15 11 0 0
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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, & 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 214 (Offense MVP)
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