Football Outsiders: Lions should avoid Stafford

Originally Published: February 11, 2009
By Bill Barnwell | Football Outsiders
With the 2008 season in the books, Football Outsiders is going division by division, applying its unique brand of analysis to one key question for each team. Today: the NFC North.

Detroit: Should Matt Stafford be the first overall pick in the draft?

The Lions will need to make the most important draft selection in team history in April, and the front-runner for the pick appears to be Georgia quarterback Matthew Stafford.

Bill Barnwell (@billbarnwell) is a staff writer for Grantland.