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Posts Tagged ‘Matt Millen’

Cringe-worthy and Stomach Turning

Matt Millen. Oh my sweet lord, is he not everywhere on my football television? Is nothing sacred? At long last sir, have you no shame? There is obviously something about the man’s good nature that endears him to NFL owners and studio executives. To Lions fans, though, he is the devil. It may be hyperbole […]

Millen Era Now Officially Over for Lions?

Is the curse finally over for the Lions? The Detroit News points out that now the Lions and fans can breathe easy, as the Matt Millen Era is officially over as with the release of safety Daniel Bullocks Thursday, the team no longer has any draft picks on their roster: The release of Lions safety […]

Millen Seeking Money from the Lions

Looks like former Lions GM Matt Millen is looking for some cash from his former team. Today’s has the story about Millen looking to get money from the Lions. It’s not surprising that former Lions president Matt Millen isn’t talking these days. Millen will have plenty to say as part of NBC’s Super Bowl […]

Schwartz Talks to the Lions – Then Talks About It

From: Pro Football Maybe the Lions are taking the whole “do the opposite” thing too literally. When former coach Matt Millen hired heard coaches on the three occasions, they each had press conference after they were hired. So the opposite would be, we suppose, having a head-coaching candidate hold a press conference before he’s […]

Matt Millen Admits He was Not Qualified for GM Spot

From: Pro Football More than four months after he disappeared from sight after being fired by the Lions, Matt Millen has re-emerged. In a surreal on-air interview, which had no relevance to either of the games NBC will be airing on Saturday, Millen addressed with Dan Patrick of Football Night In America various issues […]

And So It Begins: Marinelli Shown the Door Following Ugly 0-16 Season

And so the firing of coaches begins.  The Detroit Lions, less than 24 hours following their unreal 0-16 season which included their defense allowing over 500 points, Monday fired head coach Rod Marinelli.  To say the move was expected is an understatement, as Marinelli is the latest in a line of Lions coaches unable to […]

Could the Lions Actually Keep Marinelli in ’09?

From: Detroit Free Press The Lions will not clean house completely after the season, despite making history with their futility. Owner William Clay Ford said in a released statement Sunday that “he expects both Tom Lewand and Martin Mayhew to return to the organization next season.” Lewand is the Lions’ chief operating officer. Mayhew was […]

Previewing the Bears vs Lions NFC North Showdown

The Matt Millen era in Detroit is over, and with it the Lions are hoping that a change in fortune is headed for the 0-3 club this week that takes on the Chicago Bears in the Motor City. The NFC North battle will go down at 1pm on Sunday, and while the Bears come in […]