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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Matt Stafford Holding A Keg
Stafford….have you lost your mind? Matt Stafford is coming out of college as a junior and as I stated in a previous post, Stafford is being considered as a first round draft pick by the Detroit Lions. I personally don’t feel Stafford is ready for the NFL, but he wasn’t going to risk being taken in the 345th round in the 2010 NFL draft in the middle of what could be one of the best quarterback classes ever. But unless he knows something about the 2009 NFL draft that we don’t, this move just does not make any sense.
How has this worked out in the past for others that have skipped the combine? Well, you need look no further than Brady Quinn, as he waited several hours before being drafted by the Cleveland Browns with the 22nd overall pick, and Matt Leinart, the Heisman Trophy winner,
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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
Although the Detroit Lions need to address the Quarterback position, it doesn’t seem like drafting a quarterback this year would be the way to go, and Matt Stafford is no guarantee when it comes to playing in the NFL
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