Stafford nominated for GMC Never Say Never Moment of the Week

Posted by Chrissie Wywrot on October 30, 2012 – 12:18 pm

Quarterback Matthew Stafford has been nominated for GMC Never Say Never Moment of the Week for his Week 8 comeback performance in a 28-24 win over Seattle.

Also nominated are Chicago’s Jay Cutler for his fourth-quarter comeback over Carolina and Indianapolis’ Andrew Luck for his comeback win over Tennessee.

The Lions were down 24-21 midway through the fourth quarter when Stafford and the offense began a drive with 5:27 remaining in the game.

Stafford led a 16-play drive, kept alive by two third-down conversion passes and capped off by wide receiver Titus Young‘s second touchdown of the game.

Fans can vote for Stafford at NFL.com/gmc until Friday at 3 p.m. ET. The winner will be announced Friday during NFL Network’s “Around the League” show and then posted on NFL.com.


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Stafford nominated for FexEx Air Player of the Week

Posted by Chrissie Wywrot on October 30, 2012 – 10:21 am

Vote for Matthew Stafford!Quarterback Matthew Stafford has been nominated for FedEx Air Player of the Week for his Week 8 comeback performance in Detroit’s 28-24 win over Seattle.

Also nominated are New England’s Tom Brady (23-of-35 passing for 304 yards and four touchdowns) and Denver’s Peyton Manning (22-of-30 passing for 305 yards and three touchdowns).

Stafford was 34-of-49 for 352 yards, accounting for all four of Detroit’s touchdowns. He threw for three – two to Titus Young and one to Ryan Broyles – and ran one in.

Fans can vote for Stafford on NFL.com/FedEx until 3 p.m. EST on Friday! Winners will be announced Friday on NFL Total Access on NFL Network and NFL.com!


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