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Matthew Stafford wants Lions to add another WR

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01:17 PM ET 04.17 | Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford wants another receiver at his disposal. The former No. 1 overall pick out of Georgia is looking for a compliment to Calvin Johnson, who is widely regarded as the best wide receiver in the game. Stafford feels the team would be better if it had another player as a bookend to Johnson with a certain quality, according to mlive.com. "With what we have on our roster right now, I'd say somebody that could stretch the field," Stafford said. "In the NFL, more and more today, everybody is looking for that. It doesn't matter if you're playing opposite of Calvin Johnson or not, you want somebody that can run. This is a game about speed." Looking at the Lions from last year, it's easy to understand where Stafford is coming from on this issue. Beyond Johnson's incredible season with 1,964 yards, the next highest total from a Detroit wide receiver was Titus Young with 383 yards. Of course, Young is no longer on the team, released for being a malcontent.

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April 17, 2013  01:32 PM ET

LOL!!! He has the best WR in the leauge. He's running out of excuses. Take a look at the cast of BETTER Qb's and look at their targets. QB's make the Receivers, no vice versa.

April 17, 2013  01:37 PM ET

He needs a Head Coach!!!

April 17, 2013  01:42 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

He needs a Head Coach!!!

Good place to start.

April 17, 2013  04:52 PM ET

I'm sure the WR's are wishing the QB would shut up and look in the mirror. This team is completely wasting one of the best WR's of all time time (Yes I said it. Megatron is an ABSOLUTE beast!). Instead of flapping his yap, he should be concentrating on getting better himself.

 
April 17, 2013  05:25 PM ET

He needs somebody else to throw to. he is damn good but any of dumb **** that commented that knew anything about football you cant just tell calvin to go out and catch the ball all the time.. thats why they sucked this year they are a one trick pony team. any defense can just double calvin and then what? then what ?? run the ball? no who is the running back? pass it to the other reciever? whats his name again? or how about the slot reciever? every good team has more then a barry sanders.. oh my bad calvin johnson on their team

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