Just a few days ago, the moment star quarterback Matthew Stafford has waited his entire NFL career for finally arrived

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He and the Los Angeles Rams took down the Cincinnati Bengals by final score of 23-20

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Stafford completed 26-of-40 passes for 283 yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions on the night.

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Following his performance, fans were debating Stafford’s legacy in the NFL. Did the Super Bowl victory automatically put him in the Hall of Fame conversation?

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ESPN host Laura Rutledge gave her thoughts on the matter as well.  “Hall of Fame? I don’t know yet,” she said. “We’ll see what he does in the next few years.”

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She did give Stafford props on living up to the hype after the Rams made a bold trade for him ahead of the 2021 season.

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To look at what he did this year, to make the gamble, or however you want to put it, to go to L.A., to better himself

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to be surrounded by really good players and you can still do all that stuff and it doesn’t work out,” she said.

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So I do think there’s something to be said for executing in the biggest moments and getting there, even with some lulls during the season.

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There were some times when we said, ‘Man, this team is not going to be a threat at all to win the Super Bowl,

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they may not even be a postseason threat.’ There were all kinds of reasons why.

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So I think when you look at that part of it, it is a one season situation and it is worthy of a lot of praise.”

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