By: Evan Jankens

The newest Detroit Tigers’ starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann might have to live in Detroit now, but that doesn’t mean he will be rooting for the Lions when they play the Packers.

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Zimmermann, who is from Auburndale, Wisc., admitted earlier this week to Stoney and Bill that he would be rooting for the Packers on Thursday night.

After the Hail Mary, Zimmermann was quick to jump on Twitter to say how proud he is of his Pack.

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Fans quickly jumped down his throat.

Zimmermann then tried to explain himself.

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Do you think all athletes who play in this city need to root for Detroit teams?