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IT’S STAFFORD OR BUST FOR THE LIONS IN 2009

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The Detroit Lions have named Matthew Stafford for the 2009 season, going as far as to say that he'll keep playing--regardless of performance--unless he gets injured.

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PEOPLE KEEP HIRING MATT MILLEN

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I think of the ability to fail upwards as more of a gift than a skill, one with which former Detroit Lions general manager Matt Millen seems blessed.

BLUE IS THE NEW BLUE

THEY STILL LOOK LIKE LOSERS TO ME

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So the Detroit Lions <a href="http://www.detroitlions.com/document_display.cfm?document_id=483681">unveiled</a> their "new" uniforms today, and aside from some rounded numerals, they look like the same pieces of gar-bage that these clowns wore last year.

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PFT: STAFFORD WILL GO NO. 1 IN NFL DRAFT

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The NFL rumor-mongering/cell phone whoring <a href="http://www.profootballtalk.com/2009/04/08/lions-locking-in-on-stafford/">Pro Football Talk</a> has stopped just short of reporting that Georgia quarterback Matt Stafford will be the first overall pick in the NFL Draft on April 25th.

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SI: ‘LIONS SHOULD LET DRAFT CLOCK EXPIRE’

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<a href="http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2009/writers/ross_tucker/04/01/lions-draft/index.html?eref=si_topstories">SI's Ross Tucker</a>, in my opinion, is one of SI's better football writers.

JON KITNA

DETROIT LIONS GETTING A NEW LOGO?

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Three items are fueling the speculation that the Detroit Lions might be re-branding its football franchise.

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AFTERNOON LINKS, STARRING EPIC FAIL TATTOO

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<a href="http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/myfox/pages/Sports/Detail?contentId=8203828&version=1&locale=EN-US&layoutCode=VSTY&pageId=6.1.1" target="_blank">LIONS FAN GETS TATTOO OF 0-16</a> -- It's an epic fail honoring an epic fail.

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THE ARRIVAL OF BARRY SANDERS JR

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Everyone's all excited about this video of high school freshman Barry Sanders, Jr.

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THE LIONS ARE SORRY, NOT SORRY

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Lions center Dominic Raiola, one of the first players drafted by Detroit antichrist Matt Millen in 2001, flipped some heckling fans off during the 0-13 Lions' 20-16 loss to the Vikings at Ford Field on Sunday.

ARIZONA STATE

ROY WILLIAMS DID HALLOWEEN RIGHT

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Cowboys receiver Roy Williams, until recently a Lion, returned to Detroit for former teammate Mike Furrey's charity Halloween party, and in the great tradition of Jon Kitna <a href="http://deadspin.com/sports/halloween/the-only-time-jon-kitna-has-ever-been-naked-in-public-317160.php" target="_blank">bagging on his naked coach</a>, Williams poked fun at another former teammate, Tatum Bell, who famously <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/?p=7101" target="_self">tried to steal the luggage</a> of his replacement, Rudi Johnson, after Bell was cut.

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THE LAST MATT MILLEN POST. PROMISE.

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The sweater is a metaphor The jubilation over Matt Millen's firing is so widespread that it would be wrong to not give him one more kick in the pants as he walks sadly away.

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…AND STAY OUT

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Just days after Lions' vice chairman Bill Ford publicly stated that bumbling oaf and team president/GM Matt Millen should be fired, Jay Glazer has reported that the reign of incompetence <a href="http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/8601458/Millen-out-as-Lions-president,-GM" target="_blank">is finally over</a>: Millen was informed of the move last night during a late-night high-level meeting.

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LIONS’ OWNER’S SON: ‘I WANT TO FIRE MILLEN’

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Everyone on the planet knows that Matt Millen is absolutely horrible at his job, but Lions owner William Clay Ford still won't fire him, even with an NFL-worst 31-84 record since Millen was hired in 2001.

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MORE INFO ON RUNNING BACK LUGGAGEGATE

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Yesterday we learned that after new Lions running back Rudi Johnson stole Tatum Bell's job, Bell <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/?p=7101" target="_self">stole Johnson's luggage</a>.

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TATUM BELL HANDLED THAT WELL

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When the Lions signed running back Rudi Johnson, Tatum Bell became the odd man out on Detroit's roster, as the former Bronco was <a href="http://nfl.fanhouse.com/2008/09/01/lions-sign-rudi-johnson-cut-tatum-bell-through-it-all-matt-mi/" target="_blank">informed he'd be released</a> after the Johnson signing.

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CALEB CAMPBELL GOT JERKED AROUND

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Caleb Campbell, the former West Point cadet whom the Lions drafted in April due to a 2005 Army policy that allows graduates with "unique talents and abilities" to play pro sports, has been forced to leave Detroit on the eve of training camp because the Army rescinded Campbell's right to play in the NFL.


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