Posts Tagged ‘Matt Millen’

My story: The Lions aren’t satisfied with just breaking through in 2011

I began my conversation with Lions President Tom Lewand yesterday just hoping to get an understanding for how Detroit has turned around its once-woeful franchise. I left with a franchise-wide view on why this string of success may continue. Lewand and I spoke for a while, with him mixing in anecdotes about the two main things that have happened to spring the Lions. One is how decisions have been made without bowing to public pressure. The other is that those in power — including coach Jim Schwartz — are not satisfied. They won’t be satisfied with just making the Wild Card game. As Lewand told me, “We haven’t done anything yet. We got a Wild Card game. And I understand […]

Is Andrew Luck a ‘can’t-miss’ prospect?

The NFL Draft is full of “misses” throughout its history. But many of those misses were at one point thought to be “can’t-miss” prospects.

‘Playbook’ divisional picks: Experts split on NFC games

“Playbook” analysts Sterling Sharpe, Brian Baldinger, Matt Millen and Brian Billick make their picks for the divisional playoff games.

Week 16 ‘Playbook’ picks: Split on Eagles-Cowboys tilt

“Playbook” analysts Solomon Wilcots, Joe Theismann, Brian Baldinger and Matt Millen make their picks for Week 16.

Week 13 ‘Playbook’ picks: Tough time for Texans

“Playbook” analysts Solomon Wilcots, Joe Theismann, Brian Baldinger and Matt Millen make their picks for Week 13.

Week 12 ‘Playbook’ picks: Faith in Hanie, Tebow

“Playbook” analysts Sterling Sharpe, Joe Theismann, Brian Baldinger and Matt Millen make their picks for Week 12.

Week 11 ‘Playbook’ picks: Split on AFC North tilt

Playbook analysts Solomon Wilcots, Joe Theismann, and Matt Millen make their picks for Week 11:

Week 10 ‘Playbook’ picks: Split on Saints-Falcons

Playbook analysts Solomon Wilcots, Joe Theismann, Brian Baldinger and Matt Millen make their picks for Week 10:

Week 9 ‘Playbook’ picks: Steelers will top Ravens

Playbook analysts Sterling Sharpe, Joe Theismann, Brian Baldinger and Matt Millen make their picks for Week 9.

Week 8 Playbook picks: Experts torn on key games

Playbook analysts Sterling Sharpe, Brian Baldinger and Matt Millen make their picks for Week 8.

Week 7 Playbook picks: A Saints-Colts upset?

Playbook analysts Sterling Sharpe, Joe Theismann, Brian Baldinger and Matt Millen make their picks for Week 7.

Week 6 Playbook picks: 49ers a popular choice

The ‘Playbook’ crew of Sterling Sharpe, Brian Baldinger, Matt Millen and Joe Theismann make their Week 6 picks.

Week 5 Playbook picks: Lions, Pack stay unbeaten?

The ‘Playbook’ crew of Sterling Sharpe, Brian Baldinger, Matt Millen and Joe Theismann make their Week 5 picks.

Week 4 Playbook picks: Split on Patriots-Raiders

The ‘Playbook’ crew of Sterling Sharpe, Brian Baldinger, Matt Millen and Joe Theismann make their Week 4 picks.

Week 3 Playbook picks: Hail to the Redskins

The momentum of a previous week’s stirring comeback and opening at home in front of a raucous Monday Night Football crowd aren’t enough to convince our experts that the Cowboys will hand the Redskins their first loss of the year.

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