Rams QB Matthew Stafford drops millions to live like Drake

Hidden Hills, California – It looks like Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford is enjoying his recent pay raise.

Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford reportedly paid $3.6 million over asking for a pair of houses from Drake.
Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford reportedly paid $3.6 million over asking for a pair of houses from Drake.  © Collage: Screenshot/Instagram/kbstafford89 & champagnepapi

How would you spend your hard-earned cash after securing a four-year, $160 million extension?

For Stafford, it was simple: buy joint mansions in the hills from Grammy-winning music artist Drake.

According to the Dirt, Stafford and his wife dished out $3.6 million over the asking price for a pair of 1950s ranch-style homes in the celebrity-engulfed Hidden Hills gated community outside of LA.

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The original asking price by the One Dance singer was $7.4 million, but Stafford clearly wanted to ensure the properties were his and his alone.

Rather than giving the man what he asked for, the 34-year-old QB shelled out $5 million for one home, and a whopping $6 million for the "smaller" of the pair for a combined total of $11 million.

Together, the pair of houses creates a 3.6-acre property that's a short drive from Stafford's 15,000-square-foot mansion, which is also in Hidden Hills.

The jury is out as to what the Super Bowl champion plans to do with his recently acquired property from Drake, but people can still speculate.

Perhaps he'll knock both down and build something grandiose, or maybe it'll serve as a home away from home for visiting friends and family.

Given that there's a full on pizza oven and BBQ pit on the property, maybe he'll turn into chef Stafford in the offseason.

As Drake so famously said, whatever he does is surely to be in "God's plan."

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