Darius Slay
Darius Slay of the Detroit Lions (23). Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

It’s been a long time coming, but Lions’ star defensive back Darius Slay, whose nickname “Big Play Slay” encapsulates both his swagger and big-play ability, finally made theΒ NFL’s Top 100 list, which is voted on solely by current NFL players.

In Slay’s first appearance on the annual countdown, he managed to crack the top-50 (No. 49), indicating he’s been worthy of making this list for a few years.

Check out the clip below for yourself!

Now, let’s see what the people of Twitter had to say about both Slay’s inclusion and placement on his first top-100 list.

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But then there were the haters, as there often are on Twitter.

But hey, you can’t please everybody. Lions fans are just happy to see their team and players get a little national recognition for a change. Congratulations to Big Play Slay!

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