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Lions notes: Matthew Stafford taken 5th in SB Nation quarterback draft

That’s more like it.

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SB Nation did a similar draft this week, throwing all current quarterbacks into a draft and drafting them to new teams based on their value for the future. This time, Stafford went fifth overall to... the Chicago Bears. To make things even more crazy, with the ninth overall pick in the draft, the Detroit Lions took... Aaron Rodgers.

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