Found September 04, 2012 on It's Always Sunny in Detroit:
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Photo of Matthew Stafford in a Monday Night Football commercial

As Matthew Stafford’s level of stardom grows, he’s going to need to become more comfortable in front of the camera.  Now, we know that he’s more than comfortable chucking deep balls to Calvin Johnson and hitting Brandon Pettigrew over the middle.  And the guy is smooth and 100% class during interviews.  What we didn’t know was if Stafford could work his way through a 30-second commercial.  This little sketch for Monday Night Football has proven that Staff has a little Peyton Manning in him.

In the spot, the Lions fourth-year quarterback is preparing to accept the player-of-the-week honors after a big game on Sunday.  He clears a spot in his trophy case, heads out to get a t-shirt with an airbrushed image of himself (that he’s quite proud of – hilarious) and eats a nice lobster dinner on his own.

Check out the commercial.  Matthew is well on his way toward becoming the ultimate superstar and pretty comedic pitchman.

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