Matthew Stafford has message for Detroit Lions’ fans who cheered him being benched

Late in Sunday’s loss to the Minnesota Vikings, Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia made the decision to sit starting quarterback Matthew Stafford in favor of backup, Matt Cassel.

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When Cassel came into the game, you could clearly hear a decent portion of Ford Field cheering that Stafford was being benched.

Following the game, Stafford was asked about the fans cheering when they found out he was out of the game and his response was very Matthew Stafford-esque.

Nation, if you were at the game, would you have cheered for Matthew Stafford being benched?


Michigan Wolverines’ National Signing Day recap

Jim Harbaugh and the University of Michigan football coaching staff had a very productive national signing day run. On the first day of the early signing period, the Wolverines were able to fill up almost their entire 2019 Freshman class inking commitments with 25 recruits.

The day was marked by the biggest surprise, maybe in the country, when Daxton Hill decided to send his letter of intent to Michigan. Only 11 days ago, Daxton flipped his commitment to Michigan to Alabama, but today that all changed. Hill is a five-star safety from Oklahoma with a great pedigree. He is the younger brother of Justice Hill, the Oklahoma State running back that just declared for the NFL draft.

Other notable commitments include Zach Charbonnet (RB) and Chris Hinton (DL). Both are in the top 100 nationally and are part of a trio that should be the backbone of this 2019 class. The other major commit was Cornelius Johnson, a top 250 player that, as a wide receiver, is viewed to be the missing piece at a position that Michigan has struggled to fill in its run-heavy offense.

As it stands now, Michigan has the top-ranked recruiting class in the B1G according to multiple sources and are ranked 7th nationally according to 247Sports Composite Rankings.

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