Friday, September 30

Aidan Hutchinson, Dan Campbell shine


The long-awaited debut HBO’s “Hard Knocks” featuring the Detroit Lions hit our screens Tuesday night. And it wouldn’t be a surprise if some brick walls are no longer standing up after Lions fans ran through them.

From Dan Campbell’s desire to drag teams into the deep water and Aidan Hutchinson’s journey to Jamaal Williams’ impassioned speech and the experience (and brotherhood) of the coaching staff, fans got a chance to see the men in Honolulu blue and silver like never before.

Here are the five main highlights from the first episode of Hard Knocks.

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Michigan defensive end Aidan Hutchinson with his father Chris Hutchinson and mother Melissa Hutchinson on the red carpet at the Fountains of Bellagio before the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft.

Aidan Hutchinson moonwalks onto spotlight

We have to start with the rookie hazing song of the year, brought to us by Aidan Hutchinson. 

The No. 2 overall pick out of Michigan football and Dearborn Divine Child because an overnight superstar with his rendition of a classic. 

Like his rookie hazing, when he had to get up in front of the team in the meeting room and perform “Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson. He didn’t even get five seconds into the song when he realized he’d messed up, sheepishly walks away, and gets booed by the entire room.

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He made it up in a big way, performing an entertaining rendition of the song, getting the entire team to sing and clap along as he danced his way across the room.

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