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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 19:  Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions scrambles during the third quarter of the game against the New Orleans Saints at Ford Field on October 19, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Saints 24-23. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Detroit Lions Matthew Stafford Wired For Sound

The NFL is brilliant on so many different levels.

97.1 The Ticket–10/23/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 19:  Matthew Stafford #9 and Golden Tate #15 of the Detroit Lions celebrate a fourth-quarter touchdown pass against the New Orleans Saints at Ford Field on October 19, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions win 24-23. (Photo by Greg Shamus/Getty Images)

In Absence Of Johnson, Tate Stepping Up

Detroit’s stout defense deserves much of the credit for the Lions being 2-0 without Calvin Johnson, and so does wide receiver Golden Tate.

CBS Detroit–10/19/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 19:  Glover Quin #27 of the Detroit Lions runs back the fourth quarter interception off Dree Brees (not in photo) during the game at Ford Field on October 19, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Saints 24-23. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Quin, Ihedigbo Set Up Game-Changing Interception By Following Instincts

“Me and Diggs switched up something we had been doing all game and gave a different look,” Glover Quin explained after the game.

CBS Detroit–10/19/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 12:  Quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions passes the ball against the Minnesota Vikings during the first quarter on October 12, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Absence Of Johnson Gives Unique Opportunity To Other Receivers, Stafford

As bizarre as it might sound, Calvin Johnson’s absence could make Detroit a better team in the long run.

CBS Detroit–10/17/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 08: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions warms up during pre game prior to playing the New York Giants at Ford Field on September 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (

Kelly Hall Explains Why Stafford Wears His Hat Backward [PHOTO]

Stafford’s fiancée Kelly Hall took to Instagram to offer an explanation for her future husband’s frequent wardrobe choice.

CBS Detroit–10/15/2014

(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Mike Valenti’s List: Do Not Trade For These Fantasy Football Players

Any Buccaneer: Just say no. Martin, Evans, Jackson, ALL. It’s a complete wasteland.

97.1 The Ticket–10/13/2014

Josh Smith #6 of the Detroit Pistons shoots against the Brooklyn Nets on April 4, 2014 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Josh Smith In Awe Of Matthew Stafford [VIDEO]

“I went to Somerset mall and I caught him in there and I asked him for a picture and he looked at me crazy.”

97.1 The Ticket–09/30/2014

(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Stafford Recounts Trying To Get To Practice Following Bridge Collapse

Stafford said it was about 5:50 a.m. when he came upon gridlocked traffic about a quarter of a mile away from the collapsed bridge.

CBS Detroit–09/26/2014

(Photo; Charlie Langton)

Caldwell Says Matthew Stafford Was ‘At The Front Of The Line’ Of Cars After Detroit Bridge Collapse; Other Coaches Passed It Shortly Before

“He always gets in here really early as well,” Caldwell added. “But no [players or coaches] had any injuries or things of that nature … If that happened at rush hour, that would have been really difficult, so thank the Lord that most people came away safely.”

09/26/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 21:  Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions drops back to pass during the third quarter of the game against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on September 21, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Packers 19-7.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Aim For Better Protection Of Stafford, More Scoring Against Complex Jets Defense

“Our points will come, our yards will come, our stats will come, our numbers will be there,” Lions guard Rob Sims said.

CBS Detroit–09/25/2014

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