MATTHEW STAFFORD RETURNS TO LEAD LIONS’ COMEBACK VOTED WEEK 8 GMC NEVER SAY NEVER MOMENT OF THE WEEK In his first game since Week 2, Detroit Lions QB MATTHEW STAFFORD was determined to show he had fully recovered from a shoulder injury.
News-Sports.net - Nov 05,2010 - MATTHEW STAFFORD returns to lead Lions’ fourth-quarter comeback is the GMC NEVER SAY NEVER MOMENT OF THE WEEK for games played on October 31 – November 1, the NFL announced today. The GMC NEVER SAY NEVER MOMENT OF THE WEEK is the best moment or play of the week that represents determination and perseverance.
In his first game since Week 2, Detroit Lions QB MATTHEW STAFFORD was determined to show he had fully recovered from a shoulder injury. Did he ever. Not missing a beat, the No. 1 pick in the 2009 draft refused to let the Lions surrender, bringing them back from two fourth-quarter deficits with a pair of touchdown passes to Lions WR CALVIN JOHNSON, the final coming on fourth down with 3:12 to go.
Matthew Stafford was selected from among three moments by voters on NFL.com/gmc. The other two moments were Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie RB LeGARRETTE BLOUNT was pivotal in Buccaneers’ fifth consecutive road win and Kansas City Chiefs K RYAN SUCCOP finds redemption with a winning field goal.
After the regular season, fans will have a chance to determine the GMC NEVER SAY NEVER MOMENT OF THE YEAR, from among the 17 weekly winners. Fans can vote for the winner on NFL.com/gmc throughout the month of January.
2010 GMC NEVER SAY NEVER MOMENT OF THE WEEK
Wk 1 Pittsburgh Steelers Overtime Victory
Wk 2 Miami Dolphins defense tightens up in a key series
Wk 3 Leon Washington’s big-play touchdowns
Wk 4 Roddy White forces a fumble
Wk 5 Jason Campbell leads Oakland to the win
Wk 6 Deion Branch sparks a comeback win in return to New England
Wk 7 Defense helps the Cleveland Browns overcome odds and earn a road win
Wk 8 Matthew Stafford returns to lead Lions’ fourth-quarter comeback