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Saturday open thread: Will you be at today’s Mock Game at Ford Field?

Pride of Detroit will be there. What about you?

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Saturday morning, the 2017 Detroit Lions will take part in their first practice outside of the comforts of Allen Park. The team will hold their annual Family Day at Ford Field, which consists of the highly-anticipated Mock Game, a scrimmage that simulates the tempo and timing of a real NFL game.

For many Lions players, it will be their first chance to both see and acclimate to Ford Field. For Lions fans in attendance, it will be their first look at some the stadium’s new renovations, including the brand-new mega-screens above both end zones.

Family Day is open to the public and free to attend, but here are two very important reminders if you plan on going.

  1. The start time has been moved from 11 a.m. to 10:20 a.m. ET. Gates open at 9 a.m.
  2. You need a ticket to attend the event. (At the moment it appears tickets are no longer available on the team’s website.)

Today’s Question of the Day is:

Will you be attending Family Day at Ford Field?

My answer: Nope, still in California. Though I’m happy to say that Pride of Detroit will be fully represented at the Mock Game. Alex Reno, Kent Lee Platte, Ryan Mathews and Justin Simon will all be present. Be sure to say hi if you see them.

Your turn.


Are you attending the Lions’ Family Day at Ford Field?

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