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Matt Millen has four Super Bowl rings from a 12-year playing career that included stops in Oakland San Francisco and Washington. But no one remembers that because of what he perpetrated against the Lionsfor eight years as the team's president. He was known for many things during his tenure in Detroit and none of them good.
- From 2001-2003 the Lions were 0-24 on the road.
- The 2008 team went 0-16 (Millen was fired in Sept. 2008 but this was the roster he assembled)
- Millen was ultimately responsible for using first-round picks on Joey Harrington (2002) Charles Rogers (2003) and Mike Williams (2005) all considered busts.
And taking Williams it turns out was the final straw for Millen's son Matthew who punched his old man afterwards. Not so much because it was the third straight wide receiver Millen had drafted in the first round (the team selected Roy Williams in '04) but because of who the Lions passed up to get Williams.
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I feel really bad for the Washington Redskins this week. The media has been dragging Tony Romo and that guy and the Dallas Cowboys are ready to take over. The Cowboys players are ready to fight for Romo because he fights for them. “In my eyes, Romo is a fighter,” wide receiver Dez Bryant said. “I don’t […]
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett, still feeling the aftereffects of Sunday's epic high-scoring showdown that saw their hopes dashed away in the final few minutes, reflected on QB Tony Romo's interception that all but sealed the victory for Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos 51-48. Romo has since acknowledged that he just didn't put the ball in the right place...
The Dallas Cowboys announced they have released ten-year veteran S Will Allen.
Allen, 31, signed a one-year deal $905,000 with the Cowboys back in March. Dallas gave him the start in their first two games of the season before turning to J.J. Wilcox.
The fact that Dallas allowed 512 total yards of offense to the Denver Broncos in Week 5, most likely propelled this adjustment to...
Dallas Cowboys fans might say Tony Romo stinks, but the man actually smells great - if you want the other guy to score.
I don’t know how you can watch yesterday’s game and blame Tony Romo for that loss. It’s easy to get caught up in the narrative that Romo isn’t clutch, but to blame is for that loss is idiotic and lazy.
Yet to nobody’s surprise the Romo bashers were out in full force. See here and here.
It’s stupid and moronic, yet it continues. There are plenty of fanbases (Houston...
At the risk of burning you out on statistics from Sunday afternoon that should blow your mind, allow me this one more.
The Cowboys accomplished something offensively on Sunday that is normally reserved for high school and college offenses, but almost never done in the NFL. In fact, in the last 1,000 NFL games played, I only found it one other time (going back to 2010). It is the...
Jerry Jones knows what he has at quarterback.
Tony Romo may not be Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Aaron Rodgers, or Drew Brees, but not many are either. What he is without a doubt is a top-notch quarterback who played the game of his life on Sunday before throwing another late game interception.
Romo is who he is, and I think Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is ok with that.
Jones, who may...
Former Pittsburgh Steelers safety Will Allen was released Tuesday by the Dallas Cowboys after playing just 170 snaps in the first five games of the 2013 season.
Cowboys release S Will Allen. From starter to out in five weeks.
— Todd Archer (@toddarcher) October 8, 2013
Allen, who signed a one-year deal with the Cowboys during the free agent signing period, started the first two...
Something about the shotgun formation gets Tony Romo in trouble. 1. NFL Record-Tying Sixth Straight Playoff Loss Divisional Round – January 13, 2008 – New York Giants 21, Dallas Cowboys 17TONY ROMO STAT LINE: 18/36, 201 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT, After sweeping the New York Giants in the regular season, the Cowboys crumbled in the spotlight at home to the Younger Manning and The G-Men...
Duffy’s Irish Pub in Washington D.C. will give away free whiskey shots every time Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo throws an interception against the ‘Skins.
What is it with quarterbacks in Texas? Last week Matt Schaub threw a game tying interception against Houston and subsequently crapped the bed in San Francisco on Sunday night. This week it was the NFL’s favourite whipping boy Tony Romo who, despite a career day, managed to revert to form and throw an interception that cost his team a game. A storyline that is all too familiar for...
Dallas wideout Miles Austin returned to practice in a limited capacity on Wednesday. SOURCE: ESPN DallasFantasy Spin:Austin has sat out the last two weeks with a strained hamstring. If he's able to suit up Sunday against Washington, he could make for an interesting flex play.
Those who tuned into the Dallas Cowboys vs. Denver Broncos were in for a real treat as both Peyton Manning and Tony Romo lit it up, thoroughly carving up the respective opposing defenses all the way to 48-48 tie in the final minutes.
In the end, the up and down career of Tony Romo took another shot as he tried to fit in a pass to tight end Gavin Escobar and was intercepted by Broncos linebacker...
A lucky man is $54,268.91 richer today after cashing out an 18-game parlay that included Peyton Manning's Broncos winning on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys.
The man risked just $282.00 and had a 0.0000001469 percent chance of actually winning.
But thanks to Manning, and some extremely close calls in the Texas, Stanford, and Ohio State games, he emerged an improbable...