Jim Caldwell warned Matthew Stafford at halftime about benching
Stafford struggled in the first half, throwing an interception on Detroit’s opening drive of the game and another early in the second quarter, bringing his interception total for the season to seven. That was apparently enough for Caldwell, who told Stafford at halftime he would be benched if another pass found its way to the opposing team.
Lions QB Matt Stafford said Jim Caldwell warned him at the half that he'd bench him if he threw another pick. He did, and he did.Article continues below ...
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) October 11, 2015
With the team winless, frustration is understandably high in Detroit. Perhaps no one feels it more than Caldwell, who felt the need to shake things up a bit on Sunday. We’ll have to see how Stafford and the team respond next week when the Bears come to town.
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