Found January 01, 2013 on
via Michael J. Happy of FoxSports Detroit,
On Sunday at Ford Field, not far from the Red Wings' home at Joe Louis Arena, Holland was booed by many of the 65,000 fans attending the Lions-Bears game.
He didn't fumble or throw an interception for the Lions, either. All it took for fans to let him have it was a big-screen image of him sitting in a stadium suite and smiling for the camera during a timeout....
Up until recently, Holland's success and amicable personality made him a beloved figure in Detroit.
Now fans are booing him, even though he's really just a middle-man caught in the dispute between the players and owners.
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Red Wings GM Ken Holland, a huge component to the Wings’ continued success for over a decade when he took over the role in 1997 was booed this past Sunday during the Lions’ 26-24 loss to the Chicago Bears from Ford Field.
The booing by many of the 65,000 occurred when Holland was shown on the Ford Field big screen as the Lions were in the wake of another disappointing weekend...