DETROIT (1660 THE FAN)- The Detroit Lions will honor thier deceased owner William Clay Ford Sr. this upcoming NFL season.
The Lions wil wear patches on thier uniforms with the letters "WCF" in white. The letters will be set against a black football and one blue and one grey bar in the background.
Ford Sr. bought the Lions on Nov. 22nd, 1963. The Lions only one won playoff game during his 50 years of ownership and had 14 winning seasons along with 10 playoff appearances.
The Lions open the season on Monday Night Football against the New York Giants on Sept. 8th at Ford Field.
William Ford died on March 9th, 2014 at the age of 88.