Originally written on FF Locker Room  |  Last updated 11/16/14
Philadelphia-eagles
The old saying goes like this, “You’re only as good as your backup.” And many teams have found this out, including the Bears and Vikings in recent years who lost their starter and found out the hard way. Fortunately for the Detroit Lions, they have had the luxury of employing one of the leagues best backups for the past few seasons in Shaun Hill. The former Maryland product, has a knack for coming in and performing at an extremely high level. Even though he only saw action in one game during the 2012 season, his brief appearance was a reminder of his talent. He finished that appearance going 10/13 for 172 yards and 2 TD’s with no picks. And almost brought them back to a victory in a game they had no business winning. Luckily for Lions fans, Hill is under contract for 2013 because we still aren’t quite comfortable with Stafford and his health. But speaking of health, Shaun did undergo minor foot surgery during the offseason to repair a nagging injury. He is on track to part...
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