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Matthew Stafford traded to the Rams, Washington's QB search continues

Rams were that sucker

NFL: Los Angeles Rams at Detroit Lions Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

The Matthew Stafford sweepstakes have ended, and the Los Angeles Rams have handed in the winning bid. Sean McVay gets his new QB, and has sent the Detroit Lions two future 1st round picks, a 3rd round pick, and QB Jared Goff to get him. This is a lot more than most people expected in trade value for the former #1 overall pick. The Rams also get rid of Jared Goff who they had clearly lost faith in.

Washington was reportedly one of the many teams interested in acquiring Stafford this year, but luckily they didn't mark the 3 year anniversary of the Alex Smith trade by making an even worse deal. Joshua Anderson says Washington is willing to trade their 1st round pick, #19 overall, to get a veteran QB. That won't be Stafford, and there aren't a lot of "formidable" options out there that they will be able to get for that without adding a lot more in compensation.

Looks like Detroit found their suckers...