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Lions notes: Predicting Matthew Stafford’s contract extension terms

Here’s what many are thinking a Matthew Stafford contract extension may look like.

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  • Now that Derek Carr has signed a five-year, $125 million contract with $60 million guaranteed, we have a baseline for Matthew Stafford and his potential new deal. Though Stafford is not guaranteed to sign an extension, some are predicting a huge payday for Stafford.

  • Statistically, Stafford and Carr match up quite evenly over the past two years (but look at those sack numbers):

  • Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron offered up his congratulations to Carr after signing his record-breaking deal:

  • T.J. Lang may be in the middle of rehab from his hip surgery, but he’s still doing the offseason right:

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