ALLEN PARK — Mike Daniels is no stranger to Ford Field.
As a defensive lineman for the Green Bay Packers for seven seasons he’s quite familiar with the Detroit Lions’ home field.
On Sunday, Daniels will play his first regular season game as a member of the Lions when they face the Los Angeles Chargers.
“Ford Field was always one of my favorite places to come and play. I’ve always enjoyed playing in the dome — it’s loud, it’s exciting and that giant Pepsi bottle, that’s pretty cool,’’ Davis said on Friday.
“The touchdown song used to annoy me, now I’m excited to hearing it. I’m really excited to be able to play out here, excited to get in front of a new fan base and be on their side for once,’’ Daniels said.”I’ve lost here quite a few times, the atmosphere here is definitely conducive to the home team winning.’’
Two games stand out in his memory. He remembers getting embarrassed on Thanksgiving. That was in 2013 when the Lions won 40-10.
The other one vivid in his memory is the 2015 Hail Mary game — also known as the Miracle in Motown — when the Packers won on a Hail Mary pass from Aaron Rodgers to Richard Rodgers with no time left on the clock.
“I remember just straight up getting whooped on the last two years,’’ Daniels said. “But I’m excited to be on this side of it.’’