LOOK: Bizarre coin toss gets Bears-Lions Thanksgiving Day festivities started
Detroit is home to the most controversial coin toss of all time, which occurred on Thanksgiving Day 1998. So it's only fitting that another odd coin toss in Detroit jumpstarted this year's Thanksgiving football festivities.
After meeting at midfield for the coin toss, the Lions' captains chose to defer after winning the toss. When asked if they wanted the ball, the Bears' captains chose to defer, which they were told that they could not do, as the Lions had already chosen to defer. The odd sequence of events was captured by Fox's cameras.
Credit Fox for going back and giving us the coin toss, which the Bears tried to defer after the Lions deferred: pic.twitter.com/b7DWDaXWjZ — Awful Announcing (@awfulannouncing) November 25, 2021
The sequence brought to mind the fabled coin …
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