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ESPN: Lions have fourth best QB situation in NFL

May 18th, 2017 at 12:26 PM
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ALLEN PARK — How confident are you in the Detroit Lions’ quarterback situation?

If you’re ESPN, the answer is very. 

The Mothership released its latest QB Confidence Index, which is a measure of each team’s situation at the position, both now and into the future. So it’s more than a mere ranking of starting quarterbacks, taking into account factors like availability, age, backups, etc. 

And they ranked the Lions fourth in the league, trailing only New England, Green Bay and Atlanta — and ahead of teams like Pittsburgh, New Orleans, Indianapolis and Seattle, who have some pretty good quarterbacks too.

Their reasoning?

Matthew Stafford hasn’t missed a game since 2010,” ESPN’s Dan Graziano writes. “Although he doesn’t chuck it as much as he used to, people around the Lions rave about the way he and offensive …

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Tags: 2017-lions, Detroit Lions, ESPN, Jim Bob Cooter, Matthew Stafford

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