ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — After getting long-term security with a $212 million contract extension, Lions quarterback Jared Goff said he has one more thing to accomplish with Detroit.

Win the franchise’s first Super Bowl.

A few minutes after signing the four-year deal on Thursday that will take him through the 2028 season, the Lions quarterback told reporters he was focused on making sure he had a home.

“It was mostly security,” he said. “You can go back and forth on the numbers, but that wasn’t the thing I was ever extremely concerned about. It was the security and the no-trade clause and all that stuff, knowing all that was in there. Feeling secure and then knowing I can now put that behind me and be excited about what’s to come.”

There’s no doubt about what needs to come for the contract to be considered a success. For the first time since Bobby Layne in the 1950s, a Detroit Lions quarterback is expected

to win a championship.


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