ALLEN PARK Cheap Adrian Clayborn Jersey , Mich. (AP) Matthew Stafford zipped a quick pass out to the right, his timing and accuracy seemingly unaffected by windy, rainy practice conditions.
Detroit’s passing game looks poised to take off during the second half of this season, but there are some factors beyond the Lions’ control. Such as the elements.
The forecast calls for clear conditions Sunday when Detroit plays at Chicago, but Stafford can never be too sure about that when on the road against the Bears. So it made some sense that the Lions were practicing outside in the rain Wednesday. Although their home games are indoors, they have four road trips still to come in the regular season, starting this weekend.Article continues below ...
”I played in a bunch of games there. I played early in the season, played late in the season Cheap Vincent Valentine Jersey ,” Stafford said. ”You never know what you’re going to get. That’s how we’ll prepare. You got to go out there and see the way the game’s unfolding, see the way the weather is either affecting the game or not affecting the game.”
The Lions lost 17-14 at Chicago early last season and were held without an offensive touchdown. Detroit is 3-5 there during Stafford’s career, and he’s thrown for over 300 yards only once at Chicago, in a 37-13 loss in 2011. Stafford attempted 63 passes and was intercepted four times in that game.
The Lions probably won’t throw that many times this weekend, but make no mistake, they’re still heavily reliant on Stafford, his Kenny Cheap Tom Brady Jersey , but I think Marvin (Jones Jr.) is the same way. They’ll force you to get in situations where there’s 50-50 balls, and if we win our share, obviously you may have to do a couple things a little differently in order to handle them.”
Tight end Eric Ebron had a crucial touchdown catch Sunday, joining Golladay and Jones to provide good secondary receiving options for Stafford. Golden Tate remains Detroit’s top receiver with 56 catches for 659 yards on the season, and it now looks .
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