DETROIT (AP) — Life after surgery.

 

 

SANTA MONICA, CA – FEBRUARY 18: NFL player Matthew Stafford (R) and Kelly Hall attend the 2nd Annual Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards at Barker Hangar on February 18, 2012 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

 

 

Kelly Stafford, the wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, says she is home after surgery to remove a brain tumor.

 

 

SANTA MONICA, CA – FEBRUARY 18: NFL player Matthew Stafford (R) and Kelly Hall attend the 2nd Annual Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards at Barker Hangar on February 18, 2012 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

 

She says the surgery lasted 12 hours and shared other details Sunday on her Instagram account. Earlier this month, she shared that an MRI showed the tumor after she had vertigo spells within the last year.

 

 

OAKLAND, CA – DECEMBER 18: Tommy Kelly #93 of the Oakland Raiders wraps up Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions, stripping the ball away from him at O.co Coliseum on December 18, 2011 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

 

 

Kelly and the Matthew Stafford have three daughters. They started dating at Georgia where she was a cheerleader and he was the star of the football team. He was the No. 1 pick in the 2009 NFL draft and has spent his entire career with the Lions.

 

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