Perhaps it was his close proximity to the 43-ton pirate ship built into Tampa's Raymond James Stadium, or perhaps this was his way of saying that he's always wanted to be a Buccaneer. But when Detroit Lions tight end Tony Scheffler caught an 11-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Matt Stafford with 1:16 left in the first half, he had a little flair to add to the end of the score:
YARRRRR! The Lions won their season opener at the New Sombrero, 27-20, as Stafford threw for 305 yards and three touchdowns.
- Detroit Lions
- Tony Scheffler
- Matt Stafford
- Raymond James Stadium