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Matt Kinzer was the only Detroit ‘Liger’: He was a punter for the Lions and a pitcher for the Tigers

On October 11, 1987, the NFL players were on strike, and the leage was using replacement players. The Lions used a punter named Matt Kinzer for their game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. Kinzer, … Continue reading

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NFL needs another Tony Dungy to serve as pipeline and mentor for potential black head coaches and coordinators

The NFL misses Tony Dungy. Or maybe it is more fair to say that minority coaches miss Dungy. Five head coaches were fired after the season, and four of the five positions have been filled with white coaches. The fifth … Continue reading

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