Given the state of some uncertain contract situations (a potential extension for Calvin Johnson, anyone?) and the need to re-sign a few of their own free agents, nobody should expect the Detroit Lions to make a gigantic splash on the free agency market this year. Still, that hardly mean the team cannot be aggressive towards upgrading their roster in small ways.
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’,” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said.
No doubt, many of the several hundred people attending a Martin Luther King Day breakfast program Monday at the Lake Michigan College Mendel Center were asking themselves that question, the theme of the 17th annual event. One who seemed to take it to heart was Lem Barney.
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.