Scanning The Savanna: Detroit Lions News From Around The Web

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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:

One Detroit Lions fan took things a little too far as the Lions lost their playoff game to the New Orleans Saints a few weeks ago.

Jackson resident Shawn Payton has admitted to making threatening calls to the Superdome in New Orleans during the game.

Sometimes we forget.

That’s why the Big Ten Network has a tendency to air replays of some of the greatest football games in Big Ten history, to remind us of greatness.

It reminded me that Charles Rogers was great.

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