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Defensive coordinator Robert Saleh of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after winning the NFC Championship game against Green Bay in January 2020.

There isn’t much that can unify opposing sides in the political realm these days, but apparently the Detroit Lions are enough to get state legislators on the same page.

A group of 36 bipartisan Michigan House legislators, led by Rep. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn), sent an open letter to Lions owner Sheila Ford Hamp, advocating the hiring of San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator, and Dearborn native, Robert Saleh as the franchise’s next head coach.

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