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I don't see how homerism plays a role in this. The trade was made between 2 LIONS FANS. You think they'd understand the nature of the trade.
Given that WMD was the one in a position to have to trade Brady, he'd be the one to concede a small amount of value to get Stafford, who could have continued to be kept.
The homerism I see is in your eyes and WMDs. I'm speculating that Brodeur (the owner of Stafford) more easily saw the light. Stafford had an amazing start to the season and that's why his numbers are close to Brady. Stafford is no where near the QB that Brady is. His numbers have not been Brady-like since Best went down, except when he played the Broncos and Panthers. The Lions are fool's gold. Beneficiaries of an easy schedule. Since they won a lot this year, their schedule will be harder next year and that won't be an easier on the injury prone Stafford who is 25 but has the broken down body of a 35 year old.
Brady has been consistent against the toughest schedules year in and year out and the reason why he's having a good year is not for his stats, but for guiding his team despite the lack of WR weapons. You totally got that story confused. No one is talking about him having an outstanding fantasy season. That's Stafford's story... and one that he still has to prove he can do year in and year out.