Originally written on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 11/17/14

DENVER - AUGUST 21: Quarterback Shaun Hill of the Detroit Lions looks to deliver a pass against the Denver Broncos during preseason NFL action at INVESCO Field at Mile High on August 21, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. The Lions defeated the Broncos 25-20. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Its not going to happen in Detroit because Matthew Stafford is clearly established as the face of the franchise. But Shaun Hill is good enough to get a quarterback controversy started in other places. When you see him do things like he did Sunday, leading the Lions to two touchdowns in the final 18 seconds to force overtime, it makes you wonder why Hill isnt one of the leagues 32 starting QBs. Theres some people that are given everything and you wonder what they did to get it, Hill said. And theres some people that have done everything that they needed to do and it just didnt happen for them. Thats just the way it works out. If Hill played more, his limitations certainly would be exposed more. He doesnt have the rifle arm that the man he plays behind possesses, thats for sure. And if the truth be told, that crazy comeback at Tennessee -- the Hail Mary connection with Titus Young as time expired, only to lose in OT -- never would have happened if a personal-...
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  • If Stafford is going to continue to play the way he is playing; all yards and NO TD's, then Hill should be one of the starting 32 QB's in the NFL, and Stafford should be HIS backup!
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