Jets defenders credit knowledge of Matthew Stafford hand signals in four- interception performance

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Jets defenders credit knowledge of Matthew Stafford hand signals in four- interception performance
Jets defenders credit knowledge of Matthew Stafford hand signals in four- interception performance

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford had a miserable Week 1 performance, throwing four interceptions on Monday Night Football in a 48-17 loss to the New York Jets. The Lions looked like they were going to thump New York early running back a pick six on Sam Darnold's first pass attempt of the game, but things changed in a hurry. After the game, Jets defensive players had a rather shocking revelation. They knew what was coming based on Stafford's hand signals. The Lions hired a new head coach this offseason in Matt Patricia, but he chose to retain offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter. That would explain similar hand signals, but it does not explain why the Lions offense looked out of rhythm

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