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Matthew Stafford: Will He Be the Answer For the Lions?

Published by on April 25, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

We are hours away from the 2009 NFL Draft. This draft consists of one of the more intriguing classes we have had. From Michael Crabtree to Jason Smith and Mark Sanchez, there is sure to be some big surprises at Radio City this year.

Yet, the draft does officially have one pick in the books, which is the No. 1 overall pick. At 11 pm Friday night: " With the first pick in the 2009 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions select Matthew Stafford, quarterback from the University of Georgia."

It is finally a done deal! This hasn't been a surprise to many NFL fans, being the Lions have targeted Stafford since his Pro Day and have been negotiating a contract since.

The official contract is a six year deal with $41.7 millio...

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