Detroit sports media is too soft on Patricia

Detroit Free Press sports writer Dave Birkett recently appeared on a podcast where he was asked if Lions coach Matt Patricia is irritated with the “tough questions” he gets from Detroit sports writers. Birkett said that Patricia has shown no angst toward media members. I don’t know why Patricia would be upset. He is gettingContinue reading “Detroit sports media is too soft on Patricia”

Matt Patricia is Matt Millen revisited and deserves to be fired

Does the Ford family care about your anger and angst toward the Detroit Lions? Are the Fords paying attention to your apathy toward another failed product on the field? If the answers to those questions are no, then coach Matt Patricia and general manager Bob Quinn will remain here for the rest of the seasonContinue reading “Matt Patricia is Matt Millen revisited and deserves to be fired”

Until the Lions defense brings the heat Patricia should feel the heat

On Monday’s during the mid 1990s Detroit Lions defensive line coach John Teerlinck placed glue and tape on paper cut outs of NFL quarterbacks and had clubhouse attendants paste mug shots over the dressing stall of any player that recorded a sack during the previous day’s game. Teerlinck might have done it himself but itContinue reading “Until the Lions defense brings the heat Patricia should feel the heat”

Shameful Lions need a house cleaning

During his final years with The Detroit Lions I often stopped by the dressing stall of defensive end Robert Porcher to talk. We did not talk football. We talked escape. Porcher is one of the best defensive players in Lions history. He is the team’s all-time leader in sacks (95.5) and made three Pro Bowls.Continue reading “Shameful Lions need a house cleaning”