NFL numbers surround Week 1 of the 2017 season.
If you were one of the many, many, MANY fans who wondered what strange twist of events had brought us to a world where Matthew Stafford could be the highest-paid player in NFL history, well, you got all the evidence you’d ever need with the Lions’ opening drive on Sunday.
Justin Bethel took the interception 82 yards for a touchdown and an early Cardinals lead. Stafford, who’s better known for throwing passes into the stratosphere than into the hands of opponents, threw only one pick-six last year,
Oh, and adding insult to pick-six, it was Matthew Stafford Bobblehead Day:
Yeah, it’ll get better for Stafford, because it damn sure couldn’t get any worse.
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