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Fans express sadness at news of Lions looking to trade Stafford, speculate on next team

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Posted at 6:49 PM, Jan 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-23 19:03:48-05

(WXYZ) — Football fans from around Detroit and the entire country are reacting to the news that the Detroit Lions and Matthew Stafford have agreed to mutually part ways.

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Several outlets reported Saturday evening that the Lions will now look to trade the quarterback, who has been with Detroit for the past 12 years.

Some fans expressed sadness and thanks to Stafford, while others were glad to see him go.

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Even fans of other teams were already speculating about where the 32-year-old could end up, with several teams being thrown out like the San Francisco 49ers, Indianapolis Colts, New England Patriots and more.

Check out some of the reactions below.