Surgery a success for Lions’ Stafford
The Detroit Lions say quarterback Matthew Stafford has undergone
successful surgery on his right knee.
Stafford had what the Lions called minor surgery on Tuesday. He
was placed on injured reserve last week after a physical exam
revealed he wouldn’t be ready to play in Sunday’s season finale
Stafford completed 201 of 377 passes for 2,267 yards with 13
touchdowns and 20 interceptions this season. He either threw or ran
for a touchdown in all 10 of his starts, including one pass in
Detroit’s 19-14 win over Washington in Week 3.
That victory ended the Lions’ 19-game losing streak, the NFL’s