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Fifteen minutes to delight in Detroit, despair in D.C.

The Lions lead the Redskins, 13-7, through three quarters.

If the home team can hold on for 15 more minutes, the Lions will have their first win since December 23, 2007, when they defeated the Chiefs at Ford Field, 25-20.

And it will be only the second win since November 4, 2007, when the Lions somehow blasted the Broncos, 44-7, to push their record to 6-2.

So after starting the 2007 season at 6-2, the Lions have gone 1-25.

1-25. 

And, amazingly, the man who made the mess has two different jobs — with ESPN and NFLN — covering both college football and pro football.

Though Matt Millen is good on television, I simply can’t listen to anything he has to say without wondering whether the guy knows anything at all, or whether he’s simply good at sounding like he does.

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11 Responses to “Fifteen minutes to delight in Detroit, despair in D.C.”
  1. HereWeGoSteelers says: Sep 27, 2009 3:36 PM

    Way to get a head start on deflecting your Redskins SuperBowl pick.

  2. Tim says: Sep 27, 2009 3:41 PM

    Well said

  3. detroitslim says: Sep 27, 2009 3:42 PM

    Thanks for jinxing us, Florio.
    As a long time Lions fan, I can feel the collapse coming. This is Detroit we’re talking about, all we do is invent good music, bad cars, and new ways to lose.

  4. SaintsBucsPanthersSUKK says: Sep 27, 2009 3:44 PM

    Florio’s cousin Josh, a Redskins fan, is a chumpzilla.

  5. skins1 says: Sep 27, 2009 4:22 PM

    That was bought, If I was a Lions fan I would be mad, sort of. At least it was a wan?

  6. skins1 says: Sep 27, 2009 4:24 PM

    The refs are bought

  7. mlegue810 says: Sep 27, 2009 4:31 PM

    We can’t even win at having a losing streak. We were 7 games away from being the most putrid team of all time!
    Just kidding, sort of. Go Lions!

  8. rjs says: Sep 27, 2009 4:31 PM

    Surely Florio’s Redskins Super Bowl pick proves, once and for all, that the guy is a fraud.

  9. Fan_Of_ Four says: Sep 27, 2009 4:35 PM

    How soon will Zorn clean out his office ?

  10. Zaggs says: Sep 27, 2009 5:37 PM

    Couldn’t have happened to a better team!

  11. bullet907 says: Sep 27, 2009 8:14 PM

    If you can’t listen to Matt Millen for what he has done, then you can’t listen to Trent Dilfer or Tony Dungy or any number of idiots on BSPN.
    I clearly recall Millen’s days as a great linebacker with many rings, both pro and college.

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