Aidan Hutchinson’s mom’s outfit to Thursday night’s game between the Detroit Lions and Kansas City Chiefs caused a stir this week.
Aidan’s mom, Melissa, is obviously no stranger to making headlines. Between her wild photos and strong words for Aaron Rodgers, she has been a permanent fixture in the news cycle ever since her son hit the league.
That trend ultimately contained in the inaugural game of the 2023-24 NFL season.
On Thursday night, as Aidan was helping lead the Lions to a 21-20 win over the Chiefs, his mom was causing a stir online with her outfit choice to the proceedings.
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There was no reason to Mic’ Up Aidan Hutchinson’s parents… and then why use it on the broadcast? pic.twitter.com/li2vRrPRgQ
— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) September 8, 2023
— Alec Wissler (@alec_wissler) September 8, 2023
His mom is hot. That’s why
— Nelson (@BelgerNelson) September 8, 2023
Obviously, Melissa wasn’t the only viral star on Thursday night. Brittany Mahomes’ provocative outfit to the game set the internet ablaze as well.
But given Brittany’s larger profile, that was less surprising than how much Melissa blew up online.
Interestingly enough, Aidan’s mom isn’t the only viral star in the family. His sister, Aria, also recently nearly melted the internet with her wild beach day photos.
His mom and sister aside, Aidan is positioning himself for a massive 2023-24 NFL season. The Lions have a lot of momentum right now thanks to that Chiefs win, and Aidan played a critical role in pressuring the opposing offense.
For the night, Aidan recorded four tackles, four hurries and three quarterback hits.
Jared Goff’s fiancée stole the show during the Lions game. https://t.co/DPLrtl8xby
— Game 7 (@game7__) September 8, 2023
Next up on deck for Detroit will be the Seattle Seahawks, Atlanta Falcons, Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Time will tell how Geno Smith looks this year, but aside from him, Aidan and the Lions’ defense won’t have to face a truly competent quarterback until their Oct. 22 showdown against the Baltimore Ravens.
By any objective measure, Aidan looks poised for a breakout year. And if Thursday was any indication, he and the Lions will give his mom a lot to cheer about this season.