Matt Millen warns that Lynch faces 'steep learning curve'

Matt Millen knows a thing or two about the challenges of morphing from former NFL player to front office manager. With that in mind, his take on the San Francisco 49ers hiring future Hall of Fame safety John Lynch to become their general manager is worth sharing.“When I heard the news, good luck,” Millen said, per Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. “He’s a bright guy. I mean...
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January 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions president has money quote about crumbling franchise

New Detroit Lions president said something in his introductory speech that sums up the state of the franchise perfectly. Detroit Free Press beat writer Dave Birkett posted the quote on Twitter: New Lions president Rod Wood: "I would probably say that Im not qualified to run any other NFL team but I think I'm qualified to run this 1" — Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) November 20,...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Millen shares priceless JaMarcus Russell story

By Larry Brown 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, Millen, who was terrible as a GM, was asked about...
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February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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