Bobby Layne

Detroit Lions 4-0 For First Time Since 1980

Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions on the comeback trail after rallying to beat Dallas Cowboys.
<p> Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions undefeated 4-0 and on the comeback trail after rallying to beat Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings in back-to-back weeks.</p>

by Nathan Rush

Finally healthy, Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is leading the race for Comeback Player of the Year by leading Detroit on a series of comebacks.

It looks like the Lions have finally found Bobby Layne’s replacement. And guess what? He’s a Dallas native who went to Highland Park High School, just like the Hall of Famer who led Detroit to three NFL titles in the 1950s.