The world needs a Detroit Lions 30 for 30 documentary

Hey ESPN we need you. NFL Films! We need you. There have been a number of entertaining and informative 30 for 30 documentaries that chronicle the good and bad of sports. It is time now for a 30 for 30 on the Detroit Lions and their fans entitled: “Why we still love them.” If theyContinue reading “The world needs a Detroit Lions 30 for 30 documentary”

Barry Sanders fans are upset with me. So what else is new?

I will never learn my lesson. You do not attack Barry Sanders in this town without backlash. Last week I wrote that hiring Chris Spielman and Barry Sanders as consultants was a public relations move by the Lions. I am not sure either will have real power. The line that seemed to tick people offContinue reading “Barry Sanders fans are upset with me. So what else is new?”

Spielman and Sanders are the latest Lions PR stunt

It’s not often that the Detroit Lions win football games. That’s why this is one of the worse franchises in professional sports. It is why Matt Patricia was fired as coach and Bob Quinn as general manager. It is why Matt Millen received a contract extension after a terrible five year run that morphed intoContinue reading “Spielman and Sanders are the latest Lions PR stunt”

The Detroit Lions won a playoff game. Honest, I was there

The Detroit Lions have won a playoff game in my life time. I am serious. I was there in 1991 when they throttled the Dallas Cowboys 31-6 in the rowdy Pontiac Silverdome. It was the loudest I’ve heard the place and I doubt Ford Field will ever be this loud even if the Lions makeContinue reading “The Detroit Lions won a playoff game. Honest, I was there”