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.
Just heard from a Metro Detroit limo driver that he just picked up Raiders LB Khalil Mack and he is going to meet with #Lions GM Bob Quinn Monday. Stay tuned.......— Dan Leach (@DanLeach971) August 27, 2018
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:
And this is Khalil Mack:
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.