Scanning the Savanna

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WXYZ-TV’s coverage of Detroit Lions preseason football on Friday, August 19, 2011, from 7:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. was #1 with Detroit area viewers!

If you promise not to tell NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, I’ll let you in on a little secret: Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz doesn’t care about winning preseason games.

Reliability isn’t a vice, but it seems to be reason for scorn in Detroit as it pertains to elder statesmen Jeff Backus and Brandon Inge.

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Topics: Detroit Lions, Jeff Backus, Jim Schwartz, Preseason

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