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Notes: Analysts offer varied opinions on Matthew Stafford trade

A look around the web to see what people are saying about the Matthew Stafford trade.

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Over the weekend, the Detroit community reeled from the news Matthew Stafford would be heading to Los Angeles.

As Detroit analysts weigh in on what this blockbuster deal means for the Motor City, let’s take a gander at what the world is saying about this monumental Rams-Lions trade.

Rightfully so, the story led this week’s Monday Morning Quarterback, with a lot of detail about how exactly it all went down. Albert Breer writes:

“The message this sends to all of his soon-to-be-teammates couldn’t be clearer: The brain trust believes the team is ready to win very big and win very big right now.”

Read the whole story here.

Peter King has a ton to say about this trade and what it means to each side in the latest Football Morning in America.

“This is a trade I really like for both teams. Very good for the Rams from 2021 to, say, 2024; very good for the Lions in, say, 2023 to 2026.”

Read more here.

Now let’s head to some tweets.

A lotta opinions out there. We’ll just have to see what happens. And onto the rest of your notes.

  • The Pittsburgh Steelers are celebrating the life of Patricia Rooney who passed away this Saturday at the age of 88. She was a major part of the Pittsburgh community and also wife of the late Steelers chairman Dan Rooney. Martha Firestone Ford, her co-star in “A Lifetime of Sundays”, offered kind words:

  • A message from Joique Bell as Black History Month begins today.

  • And this because it made me laugh.

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