Analyzing the Detroit Lions’ Options at No. 1


Published: March 28, 2009


... fast approaching next month, the real work for Detroit begins.

The experts are all over the place with their predictions for who the Lions will pick next month, let’s look at each of the suspected choices and see how they fit with the Detroit Lions.

The most talked about player and the popular first overall selection is Matthew Stafford, former Georgia Bulldog quarterback. The Lions have been flirting with Stafford for several months now; they invited him to a private scouting day in Allen Park, MI earlier this month.

Stafford was a great college quarterback, he had an accurate arm and a cannon for a college arm he finished the 2008 season 235-of-383 passing for 3,459 yards, 25 touchdowns and just 10 interceptions.

His play does a lot of talking for him, but there have been some concerns about his readiness for the NFL.

He was a junior coming out of Georgia and is thus a bit young, but that hasn't stopped players from leaving college ear...

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