Detroit Lions GM Speaks On Quarterback Situation

Detroit Lions general manager Brad Holmes dispelled any doubts on Wednesday.

Appearing on the NFL Network's "Good Morning Football" show on Wednesday, Holmes confirmed that quarterback Jared Goff is "our starter," when questioned about the QB status in Detroit heading into the 2023 NFL Draft.

Still, Holmes didn't rule out the idea of the Lions drafting a QB in this year's draft, pointing out the fact that the team is in need of a more capable backup quarterback.

With Detroit holding two first-round picks in this year's draft (No. 6 & No. 18), they will definitely have the opportunity to select a capable quarterback if they so choose.

Goff's cap hit is at just over $30 million for the next two seasons, so drafting a promising quarterback now and having him develop behind Goff for two seasons before making him their starter could be an intriguing option for the team.

Still, the twenty-eight-year-old made quite the first-year impression on his new team, throwing for 4,438 yards, a 65.1 completion percentage and 29 touchdowns with just seven interceptions over 17 games, so that could change their minds.

It will be worth watching to see what the Lions do in this year's draft.
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