Lions: Did They Really Improve Offensively?

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May 27, 2015; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) during OTA at Detroit Lions Training Facility. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports


This is a group that has one guy and that’s it. Matthew Stafford is the clear leader, yet I get messages, tweets and emails the Lions should start Kellen Moore. Yet Moore and the depth at quarterback is the Lions biggest area of weakness. The Lions need Stafford to stay healthy.

It was amazing to watch last year as Stafford took an absolute beating and stayed healthy. The days of him being labeled injury-prone are long gone. Stafford may be the toughest quarterback in the NFL, and that’s something you can’t teach.

The Lions need Stafford to progress in year two of Lombardi’s system. This is a year Stafford must show he’s progressing under good coaching, something he’s never had. As a whole, the quarterback position stayed the same, and unless a quarterback comes out of no where in training camp, the depth chart will likely have Moore as backup with Dan Orlovsky also figuring in somewhere.

Better, Worse Or Same? 

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