NBC’s coverage of last night’s New Orleans Saints 45-28 victory over the Detroit Lions earned a 19.3 overnight rating and a 32 share, the third-best overnight for a Wild Card Saturday game since the 1999 playoff season, according to overnight data released today by The Nielsen Company.
It appeared inevitable that Detroit’s football fans would never see a Lions QB with that rare ability to consistently make big plays when the game was on the line, thus, erasing the decades of Lions nightmares.
Wake up, Detroit. Your quarterback worries are in the rear-view mirror. Matthew Stafford is the answer, the truth and the man.
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.