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Zac Snyder got hooked on the Detroit 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.
Major Detroit sports fan. Writer of things, and pizza enthusiast.
Matt Snyder writes about Baseball and Division III College Basketball. He can be found as the editor of Motor City Bengals and the creator of Forever Faithful. He can be reached on Twitter @snyder_matthew.
Braden Shackelford was introduced to Lions football for the first time when his grandpa played an old VHS tape of Barry Sanders. He has been a Lions fan ever since.
A lifelong Lions fan, Darin joined the site in June of 2013 and is a SMWW NFL Football and GM Scouting Course graduate who has studied under the tutelage of former NFL scout Russ Lande, Greg Grabriel of the National Football Post, and current assistant to the coaching staff of the New England Patriots, Mike Lombardi.
A former Detroit Lions Featured Columnist at Bleacher Report, Dean Holden is a lifelong Detroit Lions fan and MSU graduate. Also a huge nerd for video games and various things from Japan. He despises long walks, beaches, and long walks on the beach.
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