The Ford Family probably wouldn’t be the first NFL ownership group we’d ask if we wanted advice on how to build a successful NFL franchise. They do have plenty of experience with labor matters, though.
That’s why NFL Comissioner Roger Goodell says he’s leaned on the Fords during the lockout.
“I speak to them frequently to take their experience and whatever they can offer to help us,” Goodell said Thursday to Lions season ticket holders, according to the Associated Press.
The Fords’ most salient piece of advice for Goodell: Don’t hire Matt Millen.