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The curse of Bobby Layne

If you believe in the curse, then you have to believe Matthew Stafford will break it

Originally Published: November 16, 2013
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

Editor's note: This article has been updated to include statistics from Sunday's Lions-Steelers game.

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Alan Layne, wearing a blue-patterned button-down shirt and a crisp pair of chinos, opens the door and welcomes a camera crew into his home.

He's 60, but you would never know it. Years ago, his father, Bobby, sent him out to check on his real-estate and oil investments; today his card simply reads, "Petroleum Land." The blue stone in his gold Hall of Fame ring -- ...

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