The modern era Detroit Lions Cheerleaders debuted in 2016 and have been entertaining fans ever since. The team provides show stopping entertainment on game day and adds energy, excitement, and professionalism as ambassadors at public appearances and charity events. In the seventh year of the program, the team has already performed with marquee acts such as Andy Grammer, Mike Posner, Lil Jon, New Kids on the Block, Brothers Osborne, and Big Sean. The Detroit Lions Cheerleaders pride themselves on being all-American athletic women and strive to be positive role models for young people everywhere. With hundreds of years of technical dance training combined, the ladies who make up the program are the brightest and best. From business owners, lawyers, teachers, doctors, engineers, veterans, mothers, and more, the Detroit Lions Cheerleaders are making history as world-class entertainers and living their dreams.
The Detroit Lions Drumline are an elite group of high energy percussion artists that provide entertainment to 65,000 fans at Ford Field! The drumline also serves as brand ambassadors and role models to inspire youth within the community. Their mission is to lead fans with their top drumming talent and create an energetic and exciting atmosphere no matter where they go!
The Detroit Lions promotional team members in essence are marketing and brand activation specialists. You can find them all around the stadium on game day executing promotional contests and initiatives with energy and enthusiasm. Be sure to wave to them when they are tossing t-shirts into the stands!
DETROIT LIONS HYPE SQUAD FLAG
You can find these incredible athletes running large field flags during player introductions and other peak times of the Detroit Lions game day. You can also find them energizing the fans with the use of props and signs on the sidelines. Flag Crew members also assist in promotional contests and initiatives throughout game day.
DETROIT LIONS ENTERTAINMENT TALENT
DETROIT LIONS PUBLIC ADDRESS ANNOUNCER CHRIS FRITZSCHING
Chris Fritzsching is in his 4th season as Public Address Announcer for the Detroit Lions. He is also the Public Address Announcer for the Quick Lane Bowl, Detroit's college bowl game played at Ford Field. Chris also serves elsewhere with the Detroit Lions as the Director of Football Education inspiring young athletes and coaches all over the state of Michigan and beyond.
DETROIT LIONS MASCOT ROARY
Meet Detroit's favorite fun-loving lion, Roary! When he's not on the sidelines of Ford Field cheering on his favorite football team, you can always find him bringing countless smiles to faces throughout the community. Whether it's helping provide food for needy families, teaching children the importance of character education and staying active, or bringing his humor, goofiness and upbeat attitude to add to a special occasion or event, he's always looking for new adventures and new people to meet!
DETROIT LIONS TEAM REPORTER & IN-GAME HOST DANNIE ROGERS
As the Detroit Lions Team Reporter and In-Game Host, Dannie brings an exceptional level of football insight and knowledge to every conversation. Prior to the Lions, she was the team reporter and social media coordinator for Arizona Football. Before landing in Arizona, Dannie was a reporter, anchor, and producer for BCSN in Toledo, Ohio. She graduated in December '17 from the University of Michigan after working for Jim Harbaugh in the Michigan Football office and spent a summer in Los Angeles interning for the LA Rams. She is also the ESPN3 sideline reporter for University of Toledo men and women's basketball and the emcee for Toledo Football in the Glass Bowl.
As the Detroit Lions In-Game Host, Anthony brings incredible energy and enthusiasm to the Lions game day experience for the fans. Outside of Lions gameday, he serves as the Public Address Announcer for the University of Michigan basketball and the in-game host for Michigan F, along with strong connections with the Detroit Tigers, Red Wings and more. Anthony brings a sharp, young perspective on the sports news of the day to Michigan sports fans. Anthony is also the host of the X's and Bro's Morning Show heard live across the state of Michigan every weekday morning.
Theo "Gridiron" Spight is a Detroit native whose enthusiastic baritone rendition of the Detroit Lions Fight song has been a staple at Lions home games since 2004. Surrounded by a group of fans around the stadium, Spight ends each song by stretching out his right arm and shouting "Gooooooooooo Lionsssssss!" Next time you are at a Lions game, be sure to join in with him proudly singing the Detroit Lions Fight song.
Lencare' Sanders, also known as DJ RAY YA DIG, is one of the hottest DJ's in Detroit. For more than a decade he has performed at events and nightclubs all over the city. Most recently, DJ Ray can be seen on the sidelines at the Detroit Lions games mixing the tunes for more than 65,000 fans. You can also find him on The Free Ride at 5 Daily Mix Show on 97.9 WJLB, a monthly playlist curator on Tidal, and a House DJ at Delmar Detroit. Not only is he a nightlife expert, he also creates special experiences with his energetic playlists and personality for numerous corporate clients.
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