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Kelly Stafford, Wife of Rams QB Matt Stafford, Apologizes for Chucking a Pretzel at a Fan

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That’s a wild ride already, man. Who doesn’t love a good pretzel-chucking story?

Matt Stafford, the Los Angeles Rams’ new quarterback this season, was facing the San Francisco 49ers on Monday night when apparently there was enough smack-talking in the stands that his wife decided to take matters into her own hands. Hands that were holding a pretzel at the time:

Per TMZ’s muckraking, Stafford addressed the incident in a comment on social media, writing, “I’m an idiot. He was saying a bunch of things that were aggressive towards our crew but zero excuse. I tried to apologize, but in the end knew I was wrong. Will always stand up for my guy and everyone I love, but obviously needed to do it completely different! I’m embarrassed too! Sorry you had to witness me in my weak moment!”

No word yet on the size, softness, and/or salt content of the pretzel. Are we talking a really big and hard Bavarian with a ton of salt? That could do some damage. But if it was just a little soft one with minimal salt, I mean, what are we really doing here.

The real lesson is something ‘The Simpsons’ taught us years ago. If you’re going to have pretzels available at a sports event, you better be careful to manage the crowd’s hostility.

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Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.