Lions will take it to the end of the week with Matthew Stafford decision

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A report on Monday indicated that there’s doubt about Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford being able to play against the Titans in Week 15 and that doubt isn’t going to disappear for a while.

Stafford injured his ribs late in Sunday’s 31-24 loss to the Packers and went for X-rays to determine the extent of the injury. On Monday, head coach Darrell Bevell said, via Chris Burke of, that those X-rays were negative, but Stafford’s status remains up in the air.

Bevell said that the team will “take it to the end of the week” before making any decision about playing Stafford against the Titans. The team will hold its first practice of the week on Wednesday.

Chase Daniel took over for Stafford after he was injured on Sunday. He was 3-of-6 for 29 yards.

12 responses to “Lions will take it to the end of the week with Matthew Stafford decision

  1. My Lions will keep Staffotd next year following the advice of the new half-wit GM, whoever he or she is. And don’t even try to guess how horrid the next coach is. Go Lions!

  2. Stafford is the best things the Lions have going for them. I hope he gets a chance with a decent organization at some point.

  3. What is the point of playing him at this point? To try and get Bevell the head coaching gig? Time for the franchise to move forward with a new coach,gm and quarterback.The Niners seem like a perfect fit considering its likely Saleh will be the next head coach while they seem determined to move on from Jimmy G.

  4. The Niners will keep Jimmy G but the Lions wont keep Stafford. Would NE try for Stafford ?

  5. I don’t follow the lions other than the high light reel but always seems to me like stafford never gets serious or wakes up till the 4th quarter. Always rallying the team to make it close but usually falling short. If he played full games with that 4th quarter intensity he could be gr8 or hall of fame. Sadly it will never happen.

  6. Nothing cheap about the tackle by Clark. It was legit. I hope Stafford recovers quickly.

  7. Matt Stafford is one tough cookie. If he can play I have no doubt he will. Before the Loins decide to part ways with Matt, hope Mrs. Ford-Hamp has a heart to heart talk with Coach Bevell.

  8. I never thought of Stafford as being an elite qb. Decent, but not elite,.They way overpaid him with his new contract and as a result had to let some decent players go. As far as the hit goes, he was fair game and didn’t protect himself. Kenny Clark is not a dirty player

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