David Sloan: “I Still Root For The Detroit Lions Every Sunday”

Posted: 18th November 2009 by Michael Schottey in NFL
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"Some fans think I have a chip on my shoulder or something. That just isn't the case." á David Sloan was drafted by the Detroit Lions in 1995. The tight end out of New Mexico was part of a class which included Luther Elliss, Stephen Boyd, and Cory Schlesinger. In his rookie year, Wayne Fontes led his team to a 10-6 record while Sloan had 17 receptionsùone for a touchdown. In 1999, Bobby Ross coached his Lions squad to 8-8. Sloan caught 47 passes from Charlie Batch and Gus Frerotte and four touchdowns. That year, he joined Wesley Walls as a tight end for the NFC Pro Bowl team. Fast forward to 2009 and a lot is different for David Sloan. He's currently driving through North Dakotaùa fate no one should wish on their worst enemyùrecruiting for Southwest Baptist University, a small indepen ...

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