Detroit Lions ‘Scalp The Monkey Off Their Back

Posted: 28th September 2009 by Michael Schottey in NFL
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Matthew Stafford showed why he was the No. 1 pick in the 2009 NFL Draft. Passing for 241 yards, one touchdown, and no interceptions, Stafford was able to showcase his strong arm and high football IQ. His decision making was remarkably improved against the Redskins, keeping his passes out of traffic and throwing the ball away on a number of occasions. Stafford's best play however, was a first quarter scramble for 21 yards, setting up a touchdown pass to Bryant Johnsonùcapping off a 99-yard drive. Yet, fans may be split on whether or not Matthew Stafford was the best rookie on the field this past Sunday. DeAndre Levy was forced into a spot start against one of the better running backs in the NFL. Levy's tackle against Portis on the one yard line silenced a lot of his critics who belie ...

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