With six minutes remaining in the third quarter, New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold sat on the bench looking absolutely befuddled. At that point, the second-year player had been picked off four times, while also fumbling once on a strip-sack and managing only nine first downs. Haunting Darnold in this late October nightmare was none other than the New England Patriots’ defense, who tormented the second-year player in Michael Myers-esque fashion all evening long.
The Detroit Lions have been historically bad dating back to the AFL/NFL merger. Relegated to an identity of losing, their loyal fans live in purgatory and have never seen the Lions make it to the Super Bowl. At the start of the game, there was a feeling in the air that things were going to