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The Detroit Lions Can Wait on Their “Franchise QB”

Published by on April 14, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

Apr. 14, '09


As a loyal Lions fan I hope that they have learned from the last eight years of draft failures and don't go with the high profile skill position. But I have an eerie feeling that they haven't, and will take Matthew Stafford with the No. 1 pick.

Stafford does have some good qualities about him. He has a strong arm, he played against the best defenses in college (SEC), and he played in a pro-style offense. Also even though he has been criticized for coming out after his junior season, he has started for three years because he played his freshman year.

That is the same experience as most college QB's who stay until graduation. In compari...

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