Matt Stafford is definitely the best quarterback in the 2009 NFL draft, but I don’t think going to the Detroit Lions would be good for Stafford, nor for the Lions, for a whole host of reasons. But it may be too late – according to some reports. Here’s where i’m at on
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The three quarterbacks that are projected for the first round in the 2009 NFL draft are:
Matt Stafford – Georgia Bulldogs
Mark Sanchez – USC Trojans
Josh Freeman – Kansas State Wildcats
Many are still picking the
Josh Freeman is an amazing physical specimen. 6′6″ 240 pounds. Awesome arm strength. Very good speed. Elusive. All that good stuff. But Freeman is 20 years old and coming out of Kansas State with a losing record overall, a very inconsistent performance, questionable leadership skills, and is more than likely going to disappear in the NFL – at least for a
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Quarterback Mathew Stafford is the second to make yet another questionable call by a junior quarterback to go to the NFL. Safford and former USC quarterback Mark Sanchez preclude their senior seasons and turn their careers toward the NFL. Stafford is projected to go high in the draft and is one of the top, if not the top QB in the 2009 NFL draft. But being the top quarterback in the draft and becoming a top NFL quarterback is two different things.
Stafford’s strongest trait is his personality – especially his likeability, mental toughness, and leadership qualities. He has always been well-liked by the coaching staff and his teamates. He is storied to be a great leader in the locker room, and his mental toughness and confidence have been evident throughout his career. And now he’s being projected as a possible first pick overall in the NFL draft. Many Detroit Lions
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