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NFL draft: Stafford picked first

Published 04/25/2009

One of the biggest rebuilding jobs in NFL history has its centerpiece.Georgia quarterback Matthew Stafford was drafted first overall Saturday by the Detroit Lions, the only team to ever go 0-16 in a season. The junior already has agreed to a six-year deal with $41.7 million in guarantees and a maximum value of $78 million, even though he is not expected to start as a rookie.

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