Lions Deny Report That They Are Close To A Deal With Stafford

Following an unconfirmed report that they’re about to sign University of Georgia quarterback Matthew Stafford, the Detroit Lions have emphatically shot it down. According to Tom Kowalski of Mlive.com, team officials have denied the reports from The Oakland Press and NFLDraftBible.com. “That report is absolutely untrue,” Lions team spokesman Bill Keenist said.