Detroit Lions remembering OT, Lomas Brown

Selected in the first round (5th overall) in the 1985 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions, left tackle (LT) Lomas Brown became a mainstay in the Lions offensive line. Brown is another former Lions player who should be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, he is one of the best offensive linemen in Detroit Lions history.

PITTSBURGH, PA – NOVEMBER 15: Lomas Brown #75 of the Detroit Lions during a NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on November 15, 1992 at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Lomas Brown played in six Pro Bowl games,  1990 ,1991, 1992, 1993 ,1994, 1995. Brown was first team All Pro in 1995 and was second team All Pro in 1991 and 1994. Yes, Brown blocked for Barry Sanders who ran all over the place which actually made Brown and the rest of the offensive line’s a bit more difficult as they had to maintain blocks not knowing where Sanders was running.

Lomas Brown played on four playoff teams while with the Lions. Offensive linemen generally do not get the credit or recognition they deserve they are usually pointed out after a penalty. Yet the ball does not move one inch without the players up front.

Lomas Brown would go on to win a Super Bowl as a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2002. Brown remained true to the Lions even going so far as to say ‘We never got to the Super Bowl with the Lions, But we still bleed Honolulu Blue and Silver.”

Now a days Lomas Brown can be heard as the color analyst for WJR’s Lions radio coverage.

With all that he gave to the game and all the accolades that have come his way, wouldn’t it be nice if children had the opportunity to learn from one of the best offensive linemen to ever strap it up?

LOS ANGELES – OCTOBER 1986: Jeff Chadwick #89 of the Detroit Lions runs upfield against the Los Angeles Rams at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California on October 1986. (Photo by Bernstein Associates/Getty Images)

For the low cost of $89 children can. Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Jeff Chadwick has an outstanding football camp. Where they will receive one on one coaching in a group setting from Lomas Brown, Chadwick and others who have played at the most elite level.

This is a golden opportunity to improve skills in young people who one day could be the next great NFL player.

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