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INTERVIEW: Tigers legend Lou Whitaker recalls watching Barry Sanders, talks jersey retirement at Lions opener

Lou Whitaker Brad Galli
Posted at 2:15 PM, Sep 11, 2022

DETROIT (WXYZ) — The Lions honored Tigers legend Lou Whitaker at their home opener, just weeks after his jersey retirement ceremony at Comerica Park.

Whitaker said he recalls watching Barry Sanders, calling him "the man." The Tigers great has high hopes for the Lions this season.

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