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Lions sign Robert Ayers to one-year deal, could this have been who the Detroit limo driver really saw not Khalil Mack?

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There’s an obvious joke here I’m not going to make, but the most recent hysteria surrounding Raiders defensive end Khalil Mack comes from a Detroit radio personality who said a Detroit limo driver told him he gave Khalil Mack a ride to team headquarters.

A lot of people have laughed as this tweet has made the rounds. Some have noted that this would be tampering unless the Raiders gave Mack permission to make the visit — something that seems unlikely they would do. But some have really ran with it.

Then the morning came. And the Lions signed a defensive end. Just not Mack.

Could this be a case of mistaken identity? Let’s see here. Both are 6-3. Ayers is listed at 273 pounds and Mack is 252 pounds.

This is Robert Ayers:

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And this is Khalil Mack:

Cincinnati Bengals v Oakland Raiders Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

I’ll let you be the judge if the limo driver got the two mixed up. But this seems like pretty solid evidence to suggest he did.