Matthew Stafford

Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press spoke with Giants' great Phil Simms. The discussion turned to second-year Lions' QB Matthew Stafford and his similarities to a young Phil Simms.

Simms said Stafford has a bright future ahead. ?I?d switch places with him,? Simms said. ?I?d take it. Give me his body, give me his talent and I?ll take my chances. Send my butt to Detroit and we?ll go.?


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The Detroit Free Press?has the latest on the key injuries to the Lions' Calvin Johnson and Matthew Stafford:

... receiver Calvin Johnson, who was limited in practice again today by a right shoulder injury, said his availability for Sunday?s game against the New York Giants remains up in the air.

?I?m not guessing or betting anything, it just depends on how it feels,? Johnson said when asked about the chances he plays Sunday. ?If my range of motion and my strength is there, then I can play. It?s all going to come down to Saturday night and see how it feels then, really.?

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