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It’s Official: The Detroit Lions Will Select Matthew Stafford

Published by on April 24, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

It’s official. The Detroit Lions will select Matthew Stafford, the junior quarterback from Georgia as the first overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft.

NFL.com’s Thomas George was told by a source in the Detroit Lions organization that they select Stafford regardless of whether a deal is in place by the beginning of the draft Saturday at 4 p.m.

Now here comes the hard part for some Lions fans, if you’re at the NFL Draft in New York, don’t boo Stafford, what good will it do? 

Last year when the visiting Cincinnati Bengals came to town, Lions fans tried the “orange out” by asking all fans to wear orange ...

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