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Lions keep 3 QBs: Josh Johnson, David Blough win backup jobs behind Matthew Stafford

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Roster spots are valuable in the NFL, and that's why it came as a bit of surprise Saturday that the Detroit Lions kept three quarterbacks on their initial 53-man roster.

Matthew Stafford was a lock to make the team, obviously, and Josh Johnson and the newly acquired David Blough won backup jobs.