Scanning the Savanna: What They're Saying About the Detroit Lions' Victory

Scanning the Savanna is a daily feature that brings fresh Detroit Lions and NFL related content to your fingertips each morning. Grab a cup of coffee and let’s scan the savanna together.

It seemed in real jeopardy for a while there, but now we have a Thanksgiving football feast to look forward to. Now that the mojo just made a comeback in Motown, Thursday can’t get here soon enough.

On the last of Detroit running back Kevin Smith’s three touchdowns Sunday, three of the Panthers’ starting defensive backs had a shot to tackle him. All three wound up grasping at air with their heads down, staring at the artificial turf.

Ndamukong Suh and the Detroit Lions are looking stout once again — just in time for a visit from the defending Super Bowl champions.

It isn’t often that someone in South Florida has his heart in Detroit, but Pete Bommarito has been waiting a long time to see Lions running back Kevin Smith(notes) get another chance.

“This was sweet, really special,” said Bommarito, who in more than a decade as a trainer has helped hundreds of professional athletes progress through their careers. Few players have touched his heart as much as Smith.

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