It’s football season again, and we all know what that means — time for some more lectures on the issues of the day from Bob Costas. Costas famously hijacked Sunday Night Football last October to preach the virtues of gun control, and sports fans were taking bets on the subject of tonight’s sanctimonious lecture.

No. He kicked off the night by chatting with Ryan Seacrest, after all.

That lightning is a sign.