Matt Stafford Traded to Rams for Jared Goff; Two 1st Round Picks + Third-Round Pick!
On Saturday night, ESPN’s Adam Schefter dropped the news that the Lions were sending him to the Los Angeles Rams for a huge haul that included Jared Goff. Read on…
Detroit is dealing QB Matthew Stafford to the Los Angeles Rams in exchange for two future first-round picks, a third-round pick and QB Jared Goff, per sources. Two former No. 1 overall picks trading places in the first blockbuster NFL trade of 2021.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 31, 2021
CelebnSports247.com reports some HUGE news that Matt Stafford probably didn’t see coming from the Detroit Lions.
Matthew Stafford has spent his entire NFL career trying to rebuild the Detroit Lions franchise — he was due for an upgrade and he just found one. In a blockbuster trade, the Lions sent Stafford to the Los Angeles Rams in exchange for the Rams’ first-round draft picks in 2022 and 2023, a third-round pick in 2021, and quarterback Jared Goff, CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora confirmed.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 31, 2021
Stafford played in all 16 games for the Lions last season as he recorded 4,084 yards, 26 touchdowns and 10 interceptions.
The 26-year-old Goff played in 15 games and threw for 3,952 yards, 20 touchdowns and 13 interceptions.