Detroit running back Theo Riddick doesn’t mince words when it comes to Matt Stafford’s importance to the Lions.
“He is the captain of our ship,” Riddick said after a Sunday practice at Lions headquarters. “We’ll go as far as he’s going to take us.”
Based on how Stafford looks in the preseason, the Lions have a shot at making the trip from Detroit to the Twin Cities for Super Bowl 52.
Stafford is not only coming off his best NFL outing (albeit one that tailed off last December following a finger injury) while leading Detroit to the playoffs — he has also reported to training camp in the best shape of his nine years as Lions quarterback.
Giants senior vice president of communications Pat Hanlon also successfully subtweeted Richardson, saying Marshall has been “a fantastic addition” to the team.
Richardson said in May there are “15 reasons” why the Jets have a better locker room this year, an allusion to Marshall’s jersey number. The 26-year-old defensive tackle criticized Marshall last month and referred to him as a drama queen on Monday.
Marshall took the high road in May, calling Richardson’s sentiment “disappointing,” but Cheap Jerseys Direct Coupon he has not publicly commented since. Giants coach Ben McAdoo also Cheap Jerseys For Kids praised Marshall, calling him a “tremendous communicator.”
“I found that out the first time I met with him, we had a nice conversation, we sat down one-on-one and talked about what we wanted to get out of this, on both sides,” McAdoo said. “He’s a guy that speaks from the heart and he’s a tremendous communicator and I think that’s rubbing off on some guys in the room.”