Matthew Stafford diagnosed with ankle sprain

Lions QB Matthew Stafford was diagnosed with a sprained ankle in Saturday’s loss to the Buccaneers.

Fantasy Impact: 

Rapoport says the injury is not too serious but it would make sense for the Lions to sit Stafford for Week 17. With the Lions now at 5-10 and set for a head coach and general manager search in the offseason, all the focus is on 2021 and Stafford shouldn’t be anywhere near the field against the Vikings in Week 17. Look for Detroit to turn to Chase Daniel for the start as the Lions wrap up yet another disappointing season that was punctuated by a 47-7 drubbing by Tom Brady (and even Blaine Gabbert) and the Buccaneers.

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