During last Sunday's loss to the Green Bay Packers, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford suffered cartilage damage to his ribs, which many figured would keep him out of action for at least a week.
Well, for those of us who have followed Stafford throughout his career, we know he is a warrior and we knew he would do everything possible to play against the Tennessee Titans.
And that is exactly what he did.
Following the game, which the Lions lost 46-25, Stafford was asked why it was important for him to suit up and lead his teammates into battle.
Here is Stafford's full answer, via Chris Burke of The Athletic:
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— Chris Burke (@ChrisBurkeNFL) December 20, 2020
Matthew Stafford is an absolute warrior and when he is gone, he will be missed dearly.