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Whether they realize it or not, the Detroit Lions are hoping history repeats itself this week.
Following is a scouting report of the 7-3 Detroit Lions, based on interviews with NFL coaches and scouts:
Daniel Boone High School held a pep rally Monday morning to kick off a new nutrition and active lifestyle campaign. The program is called Fuel Up To Play 60.
It focuses on the importance of eating a healthy breakfast and being active for 60 minutes a day.
Former Detroit Lions player Artrose Pinner was on hand to help kick off the program.
The Detroit Lions have played a home game on Thanksgiving since 1934, the year independent front-wheel suspension first appeared in all General Motors Co. cars, and Lions games have been a TV staple since 1956.
Detroit clings to this tradition with determination, recently batting back a challenge from Kansas City (eager for a marquee event) and the television networks (lusting after fans from bigger markets) to rotate the game. It’s staying put, where it belongs.
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Topics: Artose Pinner, Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, Thanksgiving