Thursday, August 26, 2010

Say Ya to Da Lions, Eh

Cross a yooper with a Lions fan and you've got yourself a strange combination.

Doug Farrar of Yahoo Sports reports:
As Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz broke his team's 2010 training camp on Wednesday, he had a special guest in-house -- Joe Paquette Jr., a 63-year-old man from Michigan's Upper Peninsula, who walked over 400 miles to attend a team practice. The long hike -- 425 miles in 18 days -- had something strong behind it.

1 comment:

  1. Yup, just about everybody up here wears the green and gold. Poor Joe is in the minority when it comes to Lions fans, but when you find one be ready-they are staunch supporters.

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