There’s a window of championship opportunity in Detroit unseen in more than 80 years when this was called the City of Champions with the Tigers, Lions and Wings. If after 2015, there isn’t at least one world championship among those three teams over the previous three years, it will remembered as one of the truly great disappointments in Detroit sports history.
Along the way, a few prospects stood out that could make sense for the Detroit Lions in the NFL Draft. Here’s more about some players that began to make a name for themselves in a positive way on Saturday afternoon:
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.