Editor’s note: I just want to apologize for missing a week’s worth of notes. The short week, combined with some family stuff, had this on the back burner all week and I could never get around to it. We should be back with daily notes going forward.
- Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy, who is always extremely entertaining, had a great quote. Here are this thoughts of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford:
Stan Van Gundy is gold. This from a story on how he hopes Andre Drummond can follow Stafford's lead.— Freep Sports (@freepsports) November 26, 2016
Full story: https://t.co/BveIibUQqT pic.twitter.com/q189vo2fZs
- Tim Twentyman has a good breakdown of how Darius Slay baited Sam Bradford into the game-winning interception.
- At the moment, Stafford ranks fifth in Pro Football Talk’s MVP voting poll. Head over and vote now.
- Death. Taxes. Don Muhlbach snapping the hell out of balls:
#MINvsDET was Don Mulhbach's 191st game played with the #Lions, tying Jeff Backus for the fourth-most in team history. pic.twitter.com/pHpbvvpXqu— Detroit Lions (@Lions) November 27, 2016
- Devin Taylor was “Wired for Sound” on Thanksgiving and treats us to his rendition of “Don’t Stop Believing” by Journey.
- Speaking of musical masterpieces, Twitter user @iambrianshepard noticed our not-so-secret obsession with “Africa” by Toto and turned it into a Lions-themed song:
- If you’re in the holiday spending mood, the Lions have a deal going for Cyber Monday:
Shop #Lions gear this #CyberMonday and receive Cyber Savings! Save 15% on orders over $50: https://t.co/KqWV0OGTwG— Detroit Lions (@Lions) November 28, 2016
*USE CODE: CYBERSALE* pic.twitter.com/7Ich7JRUCD
- Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press believes the Detroit Lions are for real.