Why I saw more reason to jump aboard the Detroit Lions hype train

All aboard.

But first… seats – they need more seats. Because this hype train is filling up fast.

So two Detroit Lions media officers rushed off and carried extra chairs into the workroom.

“Packed house,” Lions coach Dan Campbell exclaimed with surprise in his voice as he looked at a packed room of reporters before his first news conference of training camp Sunday morning.

Nine video cameras were set up against the back row, and the room was filled with reporters from around the state, a strong reflection of the far-reaching interest and obsession with this team.

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