It sucks that a quarterback's season has to start the way Matthew Stafford's did today.
The first-round pick in 2009 out of the University of Georgia left the game in the first half with what the team is calling a shoulder injury, though no further details have been given.
Stafford was dropped by Julius Peppers and came up holding his throwing arm. I can't imagine it would feel good to have that big of a guy land on top of you.
While it's unknown just how long Stafford will be on the shelf, here are 10 reasons why it won't really matter for the Detroit Lions.