“They’re both trying to benefit from it,” said Schlesinger, who had a 12-year career with the Lions from 1995-2006. “I’m sure one side is thinking they can make more money than the other side – they both want some of the revenue, the money that’s coming in.”
During the question-and-answer session, a Lions fan (yes, there are Lions fans here, too) asked about Detroit’s standout defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh. Josh Sitton told the students that he’s the best defender he has faced.
Zac Snyder got hooked on the Lions after his dad took him to a Monday Night Football game against the Los Angeles Raiders in 1990. The show put on by Barry Sanders and Bo Jackson that night was only surpassed by what Zac could do with Barry in a game of Tecmo Super Bowl.