Posts Tagged ‘matt-millen’

Is Texans GM Rick Smith the New Matt Millen? writer and NFL scout Jayson Braddock has labeled Houston Texans GM Rick Smith as the “New Matt Millen.”  Millen, a four-time Super Bowl winner, is most notably known for his seven-season general manager stint with the Detroit Lions.  In Detroit, Millens’ Lions went 31-81 and encountered some of the worst management moves the NFL […]

Mayock to Replace Theismann and Millen on NFL Network’s Thursday Night Games

Mike Mayock will replace both Joe Theismann and Matt Millen on the NFL Network’s broadcast of eight Thursday Night Football broadcasts during the regular season games, Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated reports. In addition to serving as a draft analyst for the NFL Network, Mayock is an analyst for NBC’s broadcast of Notre Dame football. […]

Cringe-worthy and Stomach Turning for Lions Fans

Matt Millen. Oh my sweet lord, is he not everywhere on my football television? Is nothing sacred? At long last sir, have you no shame? There is obviously something about the man’s good nature that endears him to NFL owners and studio executives. To Lions fans, though, he is the devil. It may be hyperbole […]

NFL Week 11 TV announcing teams

From: Awful Announcing Thursday November 18 Chicago Bears @ Miami Dolphins (NFLN, 8:20PM) Bob Papa, Matt Millen, Joe Theisman – Sun Life Stadium, Miami, FL Sunday November 21 Houston Texans @ New York Jets (CBS, 1PM) Greg Gumbel, Dan Dierdorf – Meadowlands Stadium, E. Rutherford, NJ Oakland Raiders @ Pittsburgh Steelers (CBS, 1PM) Ian Eagle, Dan […]

Lions Fans Breathe Easy – The Millen Era is Over

Is the curse finally over for the Lions? The Detroit News points out that now the Lions and fans can breathe easy, as the Matt Millen Era is officially over as with the release of safety Daniel Bullocks Thursday, the team no longer has any draft picks on their roster: The release of Lions safety […]

Let’s Play NFC Over/Under

1. Going Out On A Limb I’m All In: Mike Singletary’s Troops Host 1 Home Game Beyond 1st Week Of January – OVER. The road to Dallas goes through the Bay Area.  Super Bowl XLV through San Fran?  Candlestick Park has hosted a total of seven NFC Championships.  49ers record in those games: 4-3.  The […]

A New Perspective on the Lions/Matt Millen Drafts

I was perusing a few websites this morning reading some season preview/draft review articles and I realized how much of an impression the Lions’ 2009 Draft class has made on people. The Lions get credit for one of the best drafts (after one full season) in 2009 since they drafted five starters and all but one […]

Some Early Odds Surrounding Super Bowl XLIII

Some Interesting Super Bowl Lines to start mulling over from Bodog, Media/TV Props Will Barack Obama bring back US tradition and call winning team before broadcast goes off the air? Yes +150 No -225 How Many Times will NBC show Brenda Warner on TV during the Game? Over/Under 3 ½ How many times will […]