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Matthew Stafford

Matthew Stafford 2022: Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

John Matthew Stafford, popularly known as simply Matthew Stafford is an NFL quarterback who plays for the Los Angeles Rams. After making the First Team All-American with the University of Georgia, Stafford was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 2009 NFL Draft as a first overall pick.

After spending 12 unfruitful seasons with the Detroit Lions, the star quarterback was traded to the Los Angeles Rams on March 18, 2021, in exchange for Jared Goff a 2021 third-round pick, and two first-round picks in 2022 and 2023. The Georgia alumnus went on to win his first Super Bowl in his very first season with the Rams.


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Matthew Stafford Net Worth 2022

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Matthew Stafford is estimated to be worth $80 million as of 2022. The 2009 first overall pick once was the highest paid player in the NFL in 2017, with a massive five-year contract worth $135 million with the Detroit Lions.

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After winning his first-ever Super Bowl in his first season in Los Angeles, Stafford signed a four-year extension worth $160 million, with $135 million guaranteed with the Rams on 19th March 2022. As per the deal, Stafford is now one of six QBs with an average annual salary of at least $40 million, alongside Dak Prescott, Josh Allen, Patrick Mahomes, Deshaun Watson, and Aaron Rodgers.

Matthew Stafford Stats

According to, Stafford has played 182 regular-season games in 12 seasons with Detroit Lions and one with Los Angeles Rams. He had made a whopping 6,825 passing attempts. The quarterback has completed 4,302 passes for a 63% completion percentage. He has passed for a humongous 49,995 yards and 323 touchdowns throughout his 13-season career.

As per Pro-Football-Reference, Matthew Stafford has featured in 7 playoff games in his career so far. He has successfully completed 172 passes in 257 attempts during the offseason throwing for 2,096 yards and 13 touchdowns. Stafford had never won a playoff game during his tenure with the Lions but won the Super Bowl in his very first season with the Rams when paired with arguably the best defense in the league.

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During his 13-season career in the NFL so far, the Georgia alumnus has been named a Pro Bowler in 2014, NFL Comeback Player of the Year in 2011, a Super Bowl Champion in 2022, and enlisted in the Detroit Lions All-Time Team for setting numerous franchise records.

Matthew Stafford Records

Matthew Stafford has set many league and franchise records throughout his career so far. As far as his dominance as a quarterback is concerned, Stafford has remained a dark horse throughout the majority of his NFL career. It was only with the Rams that his extraordinary QB prowess came to the limelight. Following are the records set by Stafford.

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  • First player in NFL history to complete 60% or more of all passes in each game in a season (2015)

  • Most games with at least one touchdown pass in a season: 17 (2021)

  • Most consecutive 350+ yards passing games: 4 (2011–2012, tied with Drew Brees)
  • Fastest player to reach 20,000 career passing yards, 25,000 career passing yards, 30,000 career passing yards, 35,000 career passing yards, 40,000 career passing yards, and 45,000 career passing yards.

  • Fastest player to reach 3,000 completions (125 games played)
  • Most fourth-quarter comebacks in a season: 8 (2016)

  • Most game-winning drives in a single season: 8 (2016)

Matthew Stafford Charity and Foundations

The NFL's highest-paid player of 2017, Matthew Stafford indulges in active participation in charitable works. His philanthropic efforts were widely acknowledged when he was named the Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee for the Detroit Lions in 2018.

Stafford, during his time with the Lions and even now, has intensely worked with the SAY Detroit Foundation, a charity that helps the neediest citizens of Detroit by providing them with medical care, food, and shelter. Promoting a healthy life among youth, Stafford has also raised awareness about the ill effects of childhood obesity while working with Blue Cross Blue Shield in Michigan.

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Furthermore, Matthew Stafford and his wife, Kelly, donated $350,000 to a social justice initiative run by their alma mater, the University of Georgia in 2020.

Matthew Stafford Endorsements

Matthew Stafford has endorsed the Blue Cross/Blue Shield Association and St. Joe's Hospital. Currently, the Rams quarterback has active deals with Nike, Panini, PepsiCo, Ford Motors, and Fanatics. According to Forbes, Stafford has added an estimated value of $2.5 million through endorsement deals annually.


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The Los Angeles Rams quarterback does not have an official account on social media.

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BornFebruary 7, 1988 (age 34)
Weight220 lbs (100 kg)
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
NFL Draft2009 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1
WifeKelly Stafford
EndorsementsNike, PepsiCo, Fanatics, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Ford Motor, Panini, and St. Joe's Hospital
AgentTom Condon, Ira Stahlberger
ResidenceNewport Coast, California
NFL CareerDetroit Lions (2009–2020)

Los Angeles Rams (2021–Present)

Super BowlLVI
Major AchievementsSuper Bowl Champion (LVI)

NFL Comeback Player of the Year (2011)

Pro Bowl (2014)

Detroit Lions All-Time Team

Most fourth-quarter comebacks in a season: 8 (2016)

Most passing attempts in a season: 727 (2012)

First player to complete 60% or more of passes in every game in a season (2015)