Detroit Lions defensive end Ndamukong Suh had no interest in talking about his infamous Thanksgiving day stomp when he returned to practice on Wednesday after serving a two-game suspension, but there was an interesting twist on the airwaves over 2,000 miles away from the Lions practice facility.
Coming off of the Bears’ win over the San Diego Chargers, even the most pessimistic Chicago fans thought that the good guys were a lock for a wild card spot. With tie-breakers over two of our biggest competitors for the two spots – the Detroit Lions and the Atlanta Falcons – and riding high on a five-game win streak, it looked to be a sure thing.
Brandon was cool throughout the event, having a good time with just about everyone who came through the long autograph line. He seemed engaged and relaxed, very comfortable with his fans. I asked him why, unlike a lot of his teammates, he wasn’t active on social mediums like Facebook and Twitter.
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.