When it looked pretty clear that the Detroit Lions offense was going to have a heck of a time scoring a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals, Lions’ cornerback Darius Slay decided to take things into his own hands.
Watch as Slay picks off Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen and then takes it to the house for the first pick-six of his career. The touchdown put the Lions up 10-0 late in the 3rd quarter.
— The Ringer (@ringer) December 9, 2018
Slay may not be having as great a season as he did a year ago, but on this play, he showed exactly why he is still one of the best cover CBs in the NFL.
Detroit Lions’ Matthew Stafford has message for his haters on social media
When it comes to lightning rods in Detroit sports, Matthew Stafford may be the biggest of all-time.
Whether you listen to local sports radio, read the papers, partake in social media, or just have conversations around the water cooler, you have likely heard plenty people give their opinion on the Detroit Lions signal caller. Some of those opinions praise Stafford and insist he is an elite quarterback who is stuck on a crappy franchise, while others are convinced that the former No. 1 overall pick is the main reason why the Lions have not been able to get over the hump for the past decade.
If you have not already done so, hop on Twitter or Facebook the next time the Detroit Lions take the field and search for “Matthew Stafford.” Then take a few minutes to browse through the thousands of comments that are either loving him or bashing him.
Over the past couple of seasons, the number of Stafford haters on social media has continued to grow and to get louder. In fact, when you read through many of the comments, you can sense pure anger towards the Lions quarterback.
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