(WXYZ) — Football fans from around Detroit and the entire country are reacting to the news that the Detroit Lions and Matthew Stafford have agreed to mutually part ways.
Several outlets reported Saturday evening that the Lions will now look to trade the quarterback, who has been with Detroit for the past 12 years.
Some fans expressed sadness and thanks to Stafford, while others were glad to see him go.
Even fans of other teams were already speculating about where the 32-year-old could end up, with several teams being thrown out like the San Francisco 49ers, Indianapolis Colts, New England Patriots and more.
Check out some of the reactions below.
Finally Stafford is moving on 🙌— Playoff D (@HoopDreams365) January 23, 2021
The Stafford news is a real bummer.— Tarl Tankersley (@TarlwithaT) January 23, 2021
If you wanna show appreciation to Matthew Stafford, Let’s get #ThankYou9 trending.— Detroit Moments (@DetroitMoments) January 23, 2021
I’ll follow and root on this guy wherever his career takes him. The greatest player I got to watch play in Honolulu blue. pic.twitter.com/4H5TM9ID9v
Now that our Deshaun manifestation is gone I’m full blown on Stafford manifestation pic.twitter.com/zhfkugY01T— Twom🏌️♂️ (@TwomleyAnthony) January 23, 2021
i’m upset but i know it’s what’s best for him and i’ll continue to support him wherever he goes— Levi Berg (@levibergyeah) January 23, 2021
Can’t wait to see him win a super bowl— JeBron Lames (@313ontop) January 23, 2021
See ya! Thanks for nothing!— Raquel Miller (@kel6158) January 23, 2021
Matthew Stafford would look good in a Patriots jersey that's all I'm saying... pic.twitter.com/u8gr6GmvYt— Dylan Janson (@dylanjansont) January 23, 2021