Week 1 in the NFL brought a decade-old conversation about Lions’ quarterback Matthew Stafford that Detroit Pistons fans can relate to with Andre Drummond.
The Detroit Lions are back.
Week 1 in the NFL brought about a decade-old conversation about the Lions’ quarterback that Detroit Pistons fans can relate to.
The Lions opened their season Sunday with
The Lions were up 24-6 in the fourth quarter before . Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray led his team in overtime to a tie – which felt like a loss for Lions fans and media alike.
Stafford is paid well to be the most consistent player and leader for the Lions. He’s been with the franchise since they drafted him first overall in 2009.
has been the centerpiece for the Pistons since he was drafted with the ninth overall pick in 2012.
Both players have played in Detroit for their entire careers – through good times and bad (and boy have there been bad times).
The divisiveness on social media among fans of the two teams tends to circulate around these two players.
Drummond “stans” stand up for their center against the “effort” and “obsolete” arguments.
Stafford “stans” defend their quarterback against the “empty stats” and “can’t win the big one” complaints.
The similarities between the two amount to more than simple complaints on Twitter.