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The same question greeted Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz with every hand he shook, every picture he posed for and every autograph he signed for a few hundred fans who waited in line to meet him Monday at a special promotional appearance at Keller Ford Kia.

“Hey, coach, are we gonna make the playoffs this year?”

Before the Detroit Lions can make it known to the rest of the NFL that the squad is, indeed, one of the league’s rising teams, the orginization will be making a stop in Whitehall.

The 2011 Detroit Lions Youth Football Camp will be in Whitehall July 25-28, to teach football skill to kids 6-14 years of age.

If there’s any doubt about Mikel Leshoure’s commitment to the Detroit Lions, take a look at his left forearm.

He has the Lions’ logo inked in, a fresh tattoo only three or four days old.

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