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This is a 2017 photo of Matthew Stafford of the Detroit Lions NFL football team. With one year remaining on his contract, Stafford is doing his best to keep a lid on any speculation about negotiations for a new deal. He says they’re ongoing, his agent handles them, and he has no specific timetable for reaching an agreement. The Detroit Lions reported for training camp Saturday, July 29, 2017 and when Stafford spoke to reporters, he immediately faced questions about his contract. (AP Photo)

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FILE - In this Dec. 26, 2016, file photo, Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford (9) signals at the line of scrimmage in the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas. Stafford is a new dad and yet insists thinking about his children's future isn't on his mind as he negotiates a new contract with the Detroit Lions. Stafford is entering the last season of his $53 million, three-year contract. He might be able to get more than the $140 million, six-year deal Andrew Luck signed last year with the Indianapolis Colts (AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File)

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FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2016, file photo, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) throws a touchdown pass to wide receiver Golden Tate, not pictured, in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans. Stafford is in line to sign a contract extension that will set up his newborn twins for life. The quarterback hopes "his people," and the Detroit Lions' "people," can agree on a deal that's good for him and the team. Stafford is entering the last season of his $53 million, three-year contract and might be able to get more than the $140 million, six-year deal Andrew Luck signed last year with the Indianapolis Colts. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)

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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2016, file phot, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) gets set to run a play against the Chicago Bears during an NFL football game at Ford Field in Detroit. Stafford has given the Detroit Lions a chance to win the NFC North with his poise late in games. They might need one more clutch performance from him to outlast Green Bay. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski, File0

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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2016, file photo, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) throws against the Chicago Bears in the first half of an NFL football game in Detroit. Stafford has given the Detroit Lions a chance to win the NFC North with his poise late in games. They might need one more clutch performance from him to outlast Green Bay. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

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Detroit Lions' Michael Burton (46) and Matthew Stafford (9) walk to the sideline after Stafford scored a touchdown on a quarterback keep against the Detroit Lions in the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

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Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) spins to avoid a sack by New York Giants' Olivier Vernon (54) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

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Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) throws a pass during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

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FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, file photo, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) drops back to pass in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans. No team has been more impressive in close games, Matthew Stafford is having his best season, and its plus-6 turnover margin is among the NFL leaders.(AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)

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Fox Sports reporter Erin Andrews, left, interviews Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford after an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field in Detroit, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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Fox Sports reporter Erin Andrews, left, interviews Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford after an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field in Detroit, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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Detroit Lions quarterbacks Matthew Stafford (9) and Dan Orlovsky (8) run through an NFL football organized team activity in Allen Park, Mich., Wednesday, May 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

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Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford runs through an NFL football organized team activity in Allen Park, Mich., Wednesday, May 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

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Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford runs through drills at the Lions training facility in Allen Park, Mich., Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

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Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, center, and girlfriend Kelly Hall, right, laugh at a friend while watching an NBA basketball game between the Detroit Pistons and the Chicago Bulls, Sunday, April 7, 2013, in Auburn Hills, Mich. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)