Lions feverishness adult early in Pro Bowl debut
January 26, 2015 - Finding Carter
There were no first-year jitters for a Lions’ 3 Pro Bowlers on Sunday night.
All 3 Lions participating in a diversion done their Pro Bowl debuts during a 2015 Pro Bowl in Glendale, Ariz. Matthew Stafford and Golden Tate assimilated adult on Team Irvin with Glover Quin on a conflicting side for Team Carter.
The Lions’ dual descent players would finish adult entrance divided with a feat as Team Irvin surfaced Team Carter 32-28 in a NFL’s annual All-Star competition.
With a spotlight on a offense, Stafford and Tate delivered. Stafford warranted a descent MVP award after completing 15-of-25 passes for 316 yards with a span of touchdowns and one interception for a 114.2 passer rating. His 316 flitting yards were a second many in Pro Bowl story behind Peyton Manning’s 342 yards in 2004.
Tate held a span of passes for 98 yards, restraining Pittsburgh’s Antonio Brown for a diversion high.
Stafford started strong, completing 5 of his initial 6 passes for 115 yards and a touchdown for a ideal 158.3 passer rating in a initial quarter. His initial try was destined to a informed aim in Tate and went for a 60 yard gain. Stafford found Broncos far-reaching receiver Emmanuel Sanders for a 10-yard measure on a following play.
Stafford started a second entertain by anticipating Saints parsimonious finish Jimmy Graham for a 6-yard touchdown on Team Irvin’s initial expostulate of a second quarter. On their subsequent drive, Stafford looked Graham’s approach again in a finish section on third down, but Quin was there to hit a pass divided and force Team Irvin to settle for a margin goal.
After relieving Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo after one series, Stafford played into a third entertain before giving approach to Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan. He finished
Tate combined a 38 yard locate from Ryan in a third entertain to move his sum to 98 for a game.
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