Michigan football QB Joe Milton announces he will transfer
Michigan quarterback Joe Milton throws a pass during the first quarter of the team's NCAA college football game against Wisconsin in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Michigan football quarterback Joe Milton announced Thursday that he will transfer. pic.twitter.com/PeANE2vWmD — Joe milton #5 (@Qbjayy7) February 18, 2021Milton, an impending redshirt junior, began the 2020 season as Michigan’s starting quarterback. Even though he spent three years with the Wolverines, Milton will have three years of eligibility remaining. The 2020 season didn’t count against player eligibility, and Milton also had a redshirt season.
Matthew Stafford leaves Detroit with heavy heart: ‘A lot of great memories here’
DETORIT – On this day, the roaring crowds at Ford Field are replaced by giggling little girls cheering “go Lions.”The normally packed stadium is essentially empty as Matthew Stafford and his family have come to say goodbye. The now former Detroit Lions quarterback still can’t wrap his head around it. A lot of tough ones too.”Ford Field and Detroit have been home to Matthew and his wife, Kelly Stafford, for 12 years. “Life as I know it now, you know, came to be here in Detroit, you know, married, kids. When we’ve watched him fall and get right back up, just like Detroit the city he adopted, we learned Matthew is tough.
Report: Lions QB Stafford to play through torn rib cartilage against Titans
(AP Photo/Paul Sancya)DETROIT – Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford will play through a torn rib cartilage injury against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. “Lions’ QB Matthew Stafford tore his rib cartilage during last Sunday’s loss to Green Bay, per source. Despite his torn rib cartilage, right thumb injury and questionable game status for today, Stafford plans to play vs. the Titans, per source,” Schefter reported Sunday morning. Lions’ QB Matthew Stafford tore his rib cartilage during last Sunday’s loss to Green Bay, per source. Despite his torn rib cartilage, right thumb injury and questionable game status for today, Stafford plans to play vs. the Titans, per source.
Sources confirm Lions have had Matthew Stafford trade talks
DETROIT – The Detroit Lions have denied Local 4′s report that they’ve been engaged in trade talks with quarterback Matthew Stafford for the past few weeks. We find tremendous validity in what we are reporting because of what Kelly Stafford posted on Instagram. Before our report was made, she posted that if Detroit was done with her husband, then they would like to go to the Los Angeles Chargers. The fact that Kelly posted that before our report tells us things were going behind the scenes, and our sources later confirmed it. Again, we are only reporting trade talks for Stafford and those talks have definitely taken place.
Sources: Lions in trade talks to deal Matthew Stafford
DETROIT – Sources close to the Detroit Lions have confirmed to Local 4′s Bernie Smilovitz that trade talks concerning quarterback Matthew Stafford have been underway for a couple of weeks. Stafford’s wife Kelly posted on her Instagram account saying if her husband were to be traded, one destination she would be interested in is California. More: Sources confirm Lions have had Matthew Stafford trade talksPosted on Kelly Stafford's Instagram account (WDIV)The Los Angeles Chargers did say goodbye to quarterback Philip Rivers last week. Stafford has played 11 seasons with the Lions, starting in 2009. He was the first overall pick in the NFL draft the same year.