• NFC North links: Reworking Stafford's deal

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jan 17, 2013
    Johnson wound up with a fat new contract as a result, something that may have quarterback Matthew Stafford licking his chops right now. Packers president Mark Murphy expressed disappointment in the team’s early exit from the playoffs at the 48th annual Red Smith Sports Award Banquet on Tuesday night, but he struck an optimistic tone about the future , saying "We all feel confident we have a chance to really compete for a Super Bowl championship for a number of years to come.”
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Matthew Stafford’s contract could be redone this offseason

    Last year, the Lions needed to give wide receiver Calvin Johnson a new deal in order to free up cap room to fill out the rest of the roster. Johnson wound up with a fat new contract as a result, something that may have quarterback Matthew Stafford licki…

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