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Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford talks in an exclusive one-on-one interview with Michigan Matters host Carol Cain about the new season, and what being in Detroit has meant to him. (credit: Ken Bryant/CBS 62)

‘Michigan Matters’ Exclusive: Matthew Stafford Opens Up On Football, Life Off Field

With the start of the NFL regular season, it’s anything but business as usual for Matthew Stafford as he takes his place in the midst of the huddle tonight as starting quarterback for the Detroit Lions for a sixth year.

09/08/2014

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Manning, Stafford Hope To Avoid Mistakes In Opener

As the 2014 schedule begins, Detroit wants to atone for its late-season slide, while the Giants are still smarting from an 0-6 start that they never fully recovered from.

97.1 The Ticket–09/06/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 22: Head coach Jim Caldwell of the Detroit Lions watches from the sideline during a preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Ford Field on August 22, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Jim Caldwell Says Matthew Stafford Has Tools To Be Championship Quarterback

“What we all should be probably focusing on is does he have the tools to be a championship quarterback, and the answer to that is yes,” Caldwell said.

CBS Detroit–09/05/2014

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford talks in an exclusive one-on-one interview with Michigan Matters host Carol Cain about the new season, and what being in Detroit has meant to him. (credit: Ken Bryant/CBS 62)

Michigan Matters: Matthew Stafford Talks Football, The Motor City And His Golf Game

With the Detroit Lions about to kick off their regular season Quarterback Matthew Stafford took time to discuss the team’s prospects and more with “Michigan Matters” Host Carol Cain in an exclusive conversation.

09/05/2014

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 22: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions warms up prior to the start of the game against the New York Giants at Ford Field on December 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions To Again Ride Fortunes Of Stafford, Johnson

Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson have helped each other set numerous NFL records, and Johnson thinks this is their best chance to win a championship.

97.1 The Ticket–09/03/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 22: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions participates in pre-game activities prior to playing the Jacksonville Jaguars in a preseason game at Ford Field on August 22, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Stafford, Johnson Say 2014 Best Chance Yet For Lions To Win A Championship

“I believe this is our best chance,” Johnson said. “I honestly believe that.”

CBS Detroit–09/02/2014

OWINGS MILLS, MD - MAY 23:  Running back Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens pauses while addressing a news conference with his wife Janay at the Ravens training center on May 23, 2014 in Owings Mills, Maryland. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since facing felony assault charges stemming from a February incident involving Janay at an Atlantic City casino.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Stafford Expresses Support For NFL’s New Domestic Violence Policy

“It’s something that the league has taken a stance on,” Stafford said, “and an appropriate one at that.”

CBS Detroit–09/02/2014

ORCHARD PARK, NY - AUGUST 28:  The Buffalo Bills and the Detroit Lions square off during the first half of a preseason game at Ralph Wilson Stadium on August 28, 2014 in Orchard Park, New York.  (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Spotlight Will Be On Lions In Monday Night Opener

Jim Caldwell’s first game as coach of the Detroit Lions will be on quite a stage — at home on a Monday night against the New York Giants.

97.1 The Ticket–09/02/2014

ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 16:  Detroit Lions first round NFL Draft pick Eric Ebron #85 goes through the passing drills during Detroit Lions Rookie Minicamp on May 16, 2014 in Allen Park, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

3 Detroit Lions Not Named Stafford, Suh Or Johnson Who Will Be Most Key In ’14

Eric Ebron, tight end – The idea with the Lions’ offense, under first-year coordinator Joe Lombardi, is to stretch the field to the sidelines and deep, and open up the middle for seam routes.

97.1 The Ticket–08/28/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 22: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions participates in warmups prior to playing the Jacksonville Jaguars in a preseason game at Ford Field on August 22, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Matthew Stafford On The Cover Of Sports Illustrated [PHOTO]

It’s great for Stafford to be featured on the cover and called a “gunslinger” but should Detroit be worried about the Sports Illustrated “jinx?”

97.1 The Ticket–08/27/2014

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