After 12 seasons as the Detroit Lions QB1, 165 games, 262 touchdowns, 74 wins and 90 losses, Matthew Stafford has been traded to the Los Angeles Rams.
Stafford was a part of the city of Detroit and the Lions organization since 2009. He was selected with the first overall pick.
In a nine-minute video, Stafford, who saw three playoffs during his time with the team, thanks his teammates, coaches and fans.
“…I’m saying thank you, not goodbye. Thank you for everything Detroit. Sincerely, #9”
Check out the emotional video below: