Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 3/24/13
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who’ll decide where to go.” And with the help of their agents, Drew Stanton and Eric Wright left the Detroit Lions, finding truth in the passage by Dr. Suess. Now the two former Lions’ find themselves in two very different situations. In March of the 2012 off-season, the Lions failed to retain cornerback Eric Wright after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers offered him a $38 million dollar contract with $15.5 million of that guaranteed. It was an offer the Lions couldn’t afford to match and a situation where the Lions’ secondary took a turn for the worse. This was especially the case after the Detroit front office made the decision to cut embattled cornerback Aaron Berry. In that very same month, the Lions’ lost their dependable third-string quarterback Drew Stanton to the Jets. Drew’s tale though was the closest thi...
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