If Matthew Stafford had suffered the same injury in his rookie season that he has this season, the Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz said he wouldn’t have a problem with the “injury prone” label being attached to his quarterback.
The 10 biggest-spending clubs include playoff contenders in the New England Patriots, Green Bay Packers, New Orleans Saints and Baltimore Ravens. But that list also features the Detroit Lions, Cleveland Browns, Minnesota Vikings, San Francisco 49ers and Dallas Cowboys, none of which has more than four wins.
Zac Snyder got hooked on the Lions after his dad took him to a Monday Night Football game against the Los Angeles Raiders in 1990. The show put on by Barry Sanders and Bo Jackson that night was only surpassed by what Zac could do with Barry in a game of Tecmo Super Bowl.