POLL: Should the Lions retire Charlie Sanders' number?

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POLL: Should the Lions retire Charlie Sanders' number?
POLL: Should the Lions retire Charlie Sanders' number?

Detroit Lions rookie T.J. Hockenson decided to select the No. 88, which seems like an innocuous decision. However, given that Lions Hall of Famer Charlie Sanders once sported the 88, there's a little more that goes into that decision. Hockenson knows the weight in carrying that legacy, but his decision to pick the number has sparked a different conversation. In an official statement from Charlie Sanders' daughter, Charese Sanders-Sailor brought up the idea of retiring he father's number. “Although we would have loved for our father's number to be officially retired...” she said. Obviously, retiring a number can be complicated in football. NFL rosters are so big—90 players at this time of year—and

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