- 1 Does the Ford family own the Detroit Lions?
- 2 Do the Fords still own the Detroit Lions?
- 3 Who is the current owner of the Detroit Lions?
- 4 When did the Ford family purchase the Detroit Lions?
- 5 How much did William Clay Ford pay for the Lions?
- 6 Does Martha Ford own Ford?
- 7 How much is the Detroit Lions owner worth?
- 8 How much is the Detroit Lions franchise worth?
- 9 Is Sheila Ford related to Henry Ford?
- 10 Overview
- 11 Logos and uniforms
- 12 Thanksgiving Day tradition
- 13 Rivalries
- 14 Radio and television
- 15 Lions cheerleaders
- 16 See also
- 17 External links
Does the Ford family own the Detroit Lions?
Do the Fords still own the Detroit Lions?
Who is the current owner of the Detroit Lions?
When did the Ford family purchase the Detroit Lions?
How much did William Clay Ford pay for the Lions?
Does Martha Ford own Ford?
|Martha Firestone Ford|
|Alma mater||Vassar College (BA)|
|Known for||Former owner and chairwoman of the Detroit Lions|
How much is the Detroit Lions owner worth?
How much is the Detroit Lions franchise worth?
Detroit Lions franchise value from 2002 to 2021 (in million U.S. dollars)
|Characteristic||Franchise value in million U.S. dollars|
The Detroit Lions are a professional American football team based in Detroit. The Lions compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member of the National Football Conference (NFC) North Division. The team plays its home games at Ford Field in Downtown Detroit.
The franchise was founded in Portsmouth, Ohio as the Portsmouth Spartansan…
Logos and uniforms
Thanksgiving Day tradition
The Lions have had several division rivals in their existence. Their oldest rivals are the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers, whom they have faced since 1930. The Minnesota Vikings have been in a division with Detroit ever since their inaugural season in 1961. Another notable longtime division opponent was the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (25 seasons from 1977 to 2001).
The Lions also have a preseason rivalry with the Cleveland Browns, dubbed the Great Lakes Clas…
Radio and television
On June 13, 2016, the Lions announced their decision to add official cheerleaders to the organization. The team also announced that Rebecca Girard-Smoker, formerly the director of the Detroit Pistons dance team, would be the coach of the cheerleading squad. It marked the first time in over 40 years the team had an official cheerleading squad. The cheerleading squad is a part of the entertainment during football games, and active at community events.
• NFL on Thanksgiving Day
• History of the Portsmouth Spartans
• Official website
• Detroit Lions at the National Football League official website