NFL rumors have been quick to pick up on a potential Matthew Stafford trade from the Detroit Lions. Coming off yet another down season in Detroit, reports have recently surfaced that new Lions general manager Brad Holmes would grant the 32-year-old Stafford his request to move on to another city.
More recently, reports have suggested that teams are already reaching out to acquire Stafford with several weeks remaining before a trade can be made official. We’re now hearing some more talk around the NFL watercooler, and it’s rather interesting stuff.
Interest in a Matthew Stafford trade has been slow going.
There’s several potential reasons for this. Let’s break them down below.