In the short video shared by NBC’s Sunday Night Football account, Eminem — wearing a Barry Sanders hoodie — addressed the former Detroit Lions’ quarterback, Matthew Stafford, who plays his old team on Sunday at Ford Field when the Lions face the Los Angeles Rams in the first round of the National Football League playoffs. It’s the Lions’ first home playoff game in 30 years, and the first-ever playoff game at Ford Field.
“Stafford, what’d I say? You owe me this favor bro. I was there for you when you won it. I was right there. I rapped for you, Stafford! Bro, I rapped for you! Can you just let us have this one?! Just this one!” says Eminem in the video shared on social media.
Eminem performed at the halftime game of Pepsi Super Bowl LVI at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, alongside Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, Kendrick Lamar and Mary J. Blige. At that 2022 game the Rams, led by Stafford, beat the Cincinnati Bengals with the score 23-20.
Slim Shady is a Lions superfan who visited the team’s training camp in 2022, and he made his way to Ford Field to watch the Lions take on the Carolina Panthers in October, 2022… Watch the video of Eminem asking Matthew Stafford a favor below and wait for the game which will be broadcasted on NBC on Sunday, 8:15 p.m.