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MATT MILLEN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Detroit Lions: Biggest Draft Day Regret In Franchise History

Where do you start when trying to define the worst draft pick in Detroit Lions history? Three quarterbacks have come and gone with Chuck Long, Andre Ware and Joey Harrington – all three expected to take the keys to the offense and drive it toward a championship.Maybe it was the Matt Millen era, which fans of football in general refer to as the worst in the modern era as a general...
Via Football Nation
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Millen threw former LSU QB JaMarcus Russell out of his office in 2007, website reports

Then-Detroit president Millen was interviewing Russell for 2007 draft.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
7 days ago

Matt Millen shares priceless JaMarcus Russell story

JaMarcus Russell has gone down as one of the biggest busts in NFL history, and stories like this really help explain why. Former Detroit Lions GM Matt Millen joined “The Afternoon Delight with John Lund & Greg Papa” on 95.7 The Game Friday to talk about some of the current draft prospects. During the conversation,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Millen haunts Lions; Staffords lofty goals and Mayhew visits with Lewan

Detroit Lions Did any Lions make the all time, all crime team?(READ) Lions relive one of Matt Millen’s mistake with free agent quarterback(READ) Lions wasting time with visit from Taylor Lewan(READ) Stafford and the Lions have lofty goals(READ) You may also be interested in:Weekly Rewind: Millen haunts Lions; Staffords lofty goals and Mayhew visits with LewanDid any Detroit Lions...
Via cover32 - Lions
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions re-haunted by one of Matt Millen’s mistakes at quarterback

Every time I think we could maybe go a week without rehashing the nightmare days of Matt Millen’s tenure in Detroit, something brings those painful memories back. The most recent addition to the Detroit Lions roster left me speechless, hurt and in denial; had Millen possessed the soul of general manager Martin Mayhew and brought one of his classic mistakes back while laughing maniacally...
Via cover32 - Lions
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Boomer Esiason: I once got second-hand high during MNF broadcast

CBS Sports analyst Boomer Esiason actually got high during an NFL “Monday Night Football” radio broadcast. No, seriously, he did. He admits it. “I did get high,” Esiason said on his radio show, “Boomer & Carton.” “I did. I didn’t realize I was getting high when I got high, but I got high — and I have to tell you that it was one of the best broadcasts I’ve ever had.”  
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Boomer Esiason: Matt Millen and I once got high during ‘MNF’ broadcast

A seemingly innocuous conversation about Kellen Winslow's recent arrest for synthetic marijuana has spawned a story for the ages, courtesy of Boomer Esiason. After taking calls about Winslow on WFAN's "Boomer and Carton" show Friday morning, the CBS Sports analyst revealed he and Matt Millen once inadvertently got high during a "Monday Night Football" radio broadcast. The year...
Via Helmet2Helmet
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Love Triangle: Matt Millen & Keri Potts, ESPN Sr. Director of PR Lady v GT Senior Associate AD Ryan Bamford

Keri Potts, ESPN Sr. Director of PR Lady and Georgia Tech Associate AD Ryan Bamford went at it over Matt Millen. [College Spun]Is the high road near the gutter? Anyway, that's what is now a Twitter war. Defending Matt Millen's honor. Of which he owns none.**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Matt Millen Unaware That Unsportsmanlike Conduct Penalty = First Down

ESPN announcer Matt Millen played professional football for 12 years, then served as the President and CEO of the Detroit Lions organization for another eight. Perhaps we’re starting to see why the franchise suffered for nearly a decade under his reign. Millen had to be informed that an unsportsmanlike penalty on the defense always equates to a first down for the offense. Yikes...
Via College Spun
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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