Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and Buffalo Bills legend Darryl Talley announced NFL draft picks Saturday. It was carried live on the NFL Network.
It was all part of an effort honor the NFL’s roots in Rochester
Leo Lyons was born in Fairport in 1892. By the age of 16 he fell for football. He joined the Rochester Jeffersons, a semi-pro team, which was named after Jefferson Avenue, where they played on sandlots.
Leo’s grandson John Steffenhagen was at the big NFL Draft party in Rochester Saturday at Cornhill Landing, and said his grandfather was ambitious.