Meet Ziggy Ansah and welcome him to Detroit

Lions hosting public party at Ford Field

DETROIT (WXYZ) - The Lions are hosting a public party for their fans tonight at Ford Field, where the team will introduce first-round draft choice Ziggy Ansah.

Season ticket holders will have the exclusive opportunity to welcome Ansah in the tunnel before his introduction to the crowd.  WXYZ Sports Director Tom Leyden will also be on hand to greet Lions fans and interview Ansah live during Action News at 6.

The telecast of the NFL Draft and other Lions draft-related programming will air on Ford Field's video boards. programming.

It's a family affair, as kids can enjoy photo opportunities with Roary, the Lions mascot, as well as Lions alumni.  There will be interactive games and inflatables, plus an on-field youth football clinic and field goal kicking opportunities.

Fans will also be able to tour the Lions locker room and have their faces painted if they choose.

Doors open at 5pm and the party ends at 8pm.

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