Detroit Lions: The Case For Drew Stanton

January 11, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Detroit Lions' 2010 season has come to a close. Two of our quarterbacks have won at least two games each, and not one of them is named Matthew Stafford. When backup Shaun Hill continued the trend of injured Lions quarterbacks by breaking his finger, his second injury of the season, much maligned third-stringer Drew Stanton took his place for the next three starts.
With only one career start under his belt, a forgettable game against the San Francisco 49ers, many wondered how well the former Michigan State Spartan would play against the Chicago Bears.
Then, something strange happened. Stanton actually played like an NFL quarterback, much to almost everyone's surprise, and to every Lions fans' glee. Drew didn't produce a single turnover while throwing for a touchdown and rushing for another against Chicago. But as we all know, Drew didn't keep his game up, and turned in an ugly game against the Green Bay Packers the following week.
But in a reversal of fortune the Lion...

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