Kelly Stafford’s Instagram was flooded with critical comments following the Rams’ third straight loss Sunday, with trolls taking goal at her husband, quarterback Matthew Stafford. The mom of 4 believes there’s a motive on-line critics come for her accounts.
“I believe that is why individuals do it trigger they’ll’t get to Matthew, trigger he doesn’t have social media. So they arrive to me and so they make it even worse as a result of they’re so annoyed that they’ll’t get to him. I find it irresistible. Not that I like the feedback, however I like they’ll’t get to him,” Kelly mentioned on the most recent episode of her podcast, “The Morning After with Kelly Stafford.”
“I imply, I might solely think about being an expert athlete and studying s–t that individuals write.”
Stafford, who was traded to the Rams in January following 12 seasons with the Lions, had three touchdowns in Sunday’s 36-28 loss in opposition to the Packers. The 33-year-old quarterback additionally logged an interception, the third recreation in a row during which he’s thrown a pick-six.
After the sport, commenters chastised Stafford’s efficiency on Kelly’s Instagram.
“Inform Workers to get his act collectively please,” one critic griped whereas one other seethed, “US rams followers usually are not gonna act the identical as lions followers. Stafford got here right here to assist us win snd [sic] he’s been abysmal.”
In response to the commentary, Kelly obtained assist from a fellow NFL WAG, Emily Mayfield, the wife of embattled Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield.
“Girlfriend, my DMs look scary comparable. Simply insert some loss of life threats. Hold your head up. You already know what your man is able to. 🤍🤍🤍 sending love!” Emily commented Sunday.
The Rams (7-4), who recently added Odell Beckham Jr. to their receiving corps, want to bounce again Sunday in opposition to the Jaguars (2-9). And whereas Stafford’s play and bodily situation have been on the forefront in latest days, Kelly mentioned Tuesday the quarterback was “pissed” over a recent report about injuries.
“He’s high quality, all people has accidents occurring, he didn’t need that to be an excuse,” Kelly mentioned, noting Stafford didn’t need the narrative to be that he isn’t taking part in nicely resulting from harm.
“And like I’ve at all times mentioned, we come clean with our s—t. He owns as much as not taking part in nicely, he doesn’t make excuses for it, there truly might be if he was depressing and the harm is taking on, however he’s not,” she continued.
After the sport, Stafford told ESPN that he was “feeling high quality.”
“Again was form of barking at me a bit bit that week, however I haven’t missed any time since then,” Stafford mentioned. “The remainder of my physique, is it one hundred pc? No, neither is anyone else’s on this league at this level of the season.”