Originally posted on Fox Sports Detroit  |  By DAVE DYE  |  Last updated 8/8/13
Are you starving for some football? Evidently so. Ford Field in Detroit, with a capacity listed at 65,000, is sold out for Friday's preseason opener between the Lions and the New York Jets. That's the Lions, who lost their final eight games in 2012 and finished 4-12, vs. the Jets, who were 6-10 and probably won't be any better this year. The stadium certainly isn't expected to be full. There will be no-shows, typical of the preseason. Much of the reason behind the sellout is the NFL's requirement that season-ticket holders pay for these exhibitions. But still - let's say it again for emphasis - it's a sellout for a Lions-Jets preseason game! Go figure. Here are five storylines to follow: 1. The Lions have completely overhauled their special teams, starting with a new coordinator in John Bonamego, who has 15 years of NFL coaching experience. There's also a new punter (fifth-round draft pick Sam Martin), new kickers (David Akers and Youtube sensation Havard "Kickalicious" Rugl...
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