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Lions Camp Goal? Develop Matt Stafford

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The reward of humiliation? No. 1 pick Matt Stafford. That means the Lions cannot afford to miss the boat on developing its franchise quarterback, and that process begins in training camp. Two other key goals as the Lions prepare for training camp which kicks off July 30.

Training camp goals: 1. Develop Matthew Stafford: This season is not as important as the long-term health of the Lions' quarterback of the future, and brass seems to understand that. The Lions have gone 31-97 over the past eight years and hit rock bottom last year with the NFL's first 0-16 season. They used the No. 1 pick in the draft on quarterback Matthew Stafford. General manager... Recommended Stories

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