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Indy_mm

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Message Posted: May 15, 2006 10:05:24 AM

how well do you think their are going to be this coming year?
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Mar 18, 2014 10:42:23 AM

I like the Tate signing, hate the Pettigrew signing...
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detfan
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Message Posted: Mar 17, 2014 3:01:46 PM

Let's hope Golden Tate lives up to his name! I think he is a good pick up.

Go Lions!! Super Bowl win before I die!!!
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2014 5:32:26 AM

Mrkidd - Ford Sr. has been stepping out of the activities for a while, Jr. seems to already have asserted himself in recent years.

Certainly there is a part of all Lions fans that is 'intrigued' as to how this might affect the future of the team, however I think it is best now to pay respects to a man who was much more than just a football team owner.
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C.S.
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2014 1:52:53 AM

RIP: William Clay Ford
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mrkiddd125
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2014 10:03:08 PM

With Clay fords passing the control now will be totally on a new generation were me may now get some players and an owner who want to win and get to a super Bowl.Let's see how the draft goes and how the team players and staffs attitudes and willingness to play and win this season goes.!!!!!
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TDice
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2014 1:31:36 PM

RIP William Clay Ford, Sr.
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2014 7:35:54 AM

Not really sure who I want yet in this Draft. I like Mayhew's picking of O and D linemen in the first rounds that past couple of years since that is where the game is won and lost, but we might need to start picking higher for Secondary players now...

We'll see, it is always entertaining to see who is drafted to renew the hopes of us suckers - err, Lions fans.
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detfan
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2014 7:19:03 AM

Go Lions!! Make a great first round pick!!
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hooky
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2014 5:45:32 AM

I have become suspicious of any article that is not directly from game coverage. Too many hacks in the sportswriters profession.
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2014 4:18:18 PM

Exactly what I'm talking about with Suh...
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hooky
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2014 7:23:33 AM

Oh, hum! Looking forward to another typical Lions season!
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airfresh
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2014 3:28:08 PM

With a front office that involves itself in the coaches business and a QB who doesn't want to be coached? Good luck with that.
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mrkiddd125
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2014 2:19:37 PM

The Whis didn't want to be in Detroit because he couldn't have full control over the players with conforming the play systems,He also stated he didn't think Stafford would conform not naming him in his speech personally to his ways to.There would be to much conflict,Let's hope Cladwell can get Stafford to change his side arming to over hand throwing and get the defence to stop the game changing penalties.I think he'll make a major impact and we'll see a winning team this coming year.Let's hope !!!!!!
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Jan 15, 2014 9:06:50 AM

Was not enamored by 'any' of the potential HC candidates available this year, but I like some things that I see on paper.

I'll give him time before I pass any judgment...
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maddog57
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 3:22:30 PM

Caldwell is a nice guy...but he is no head coach. This is NOT a good choice.
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Zimcity
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 10:51:15 AM

Huh? Didn't even know he was in the running for a HC job. Good deal.
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C.S.
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2014 10:02:51 AM

Jim Caldwell is the new Lions HC.
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mrkiddd125
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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2014 10:17:08 PM

No Whisenhunt for Detroit he signs with Titians
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2014 9:26:56 AM

"Apparently the voting players forgot Aaron Hernandez kills people."

But he is no longer an NFL Player ;)
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HELLRAZOR
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2014 8:46:19 AM

Ndamukong Suh was voted "Most Feared NFL Player." Apparently the voting players forgot Aaron Hernandez kills people.
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hooky
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2014 9:11:38 AM

Looks like Lions may hire Ken Weaslenuts.
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 7:32:44 AM

"Not sure what kind of an owner Ford is? Is he the kind that meddles with his management team's decisions or is he the type that lets his management do their job? If he's the meddling kind then he needs to sell the team to someone who knows how to run an NFL team. If he lets management run the team then he needs to fire more than Schartz. He needs to hire an entire competent team as well as some player changes."

He is the kind of owner that hires somebody with ZERO front office experience to run his team (Matt Millen) and then watches him self-destruct for 8 YEARS.

He is loyal to a fault and accepts mediocrity - the same as us Lions fans - because they (we) have seen and are afraid of far worse. He has never had a competent team running the franchise...
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 8:45:33 PM

WTG Michigan State Spartans - eat your heart out Lions!
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hooky
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Message Posted: Dec 31, 2013 11:50:12 AM

I don' think Ford is real interested in the team!
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Canadiens
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2013 11:20:50 PM

Not sure what kind of an owner Ford is? Is he the kind that meddles with his management team's decisions or is he the type that lets his management do their job? If he's the meddling kind then he needs to sell the team to someone who knows how to run an NFL team. If he lets management run the team then he needs to fire more than Schartz. He needs to hire an entire competent team as well as some player changes.

In any case, the Lions performed like the Lions in 2013 and its going to take some drastic changes to turn the philosophy of this team around.

[Edited by: Canadiens at 12/31/2013 2:21:16 AM EST]
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mrkiddd125
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2013 1:33:29 PM

The Schwartz will not be with us.This last 5 years of wanted coaching is history,to bad it wasn't last year we might have been in the playoffs.Let's see how well we do next year with new heads running the team.If we don't do a hell of a lot better,Then Ford should sell the team to someone who want a winning team !!!!
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2013 9:09:22 AM

Nice. Hope it doesn't stop with Schwartz. Mayhew made some good moves compared to Millen, but there are still some holes that have not been solved despite countless signings (note that the offense is still completely inept when Megatron is out). That isn't all Stafford's fault...

Who they replace Schwartz with should be interesting.
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C.S.
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2013 9:01:14 AM

5 firings so far, and Schwartz is not one of them. Please don't tell me they're thinking about keeping him!

Right on cue, just after I posted that, Schwartz is gone!

[Edited by: C.S. at 12/30/2013 12:05:15 PM EST]
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hooky
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2013 8:58:35 AM

Right on, Logic!!
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LogicMan
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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2013 9:27:23 AM

Hopefully for you DET fans Schwartz will get sacked and this undisciplined, under performing, but talented team can get some direction and focus in 2014 and beyond and play to their ability.

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mrkiddd125
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2013 1:17:36 PM

Word has it Calvin may not play last game and may need surgery off season because of torn ACL which he has had for some time now.Even if he can play I would not play him and risk the chance of major damage.We will have to see results.I will take Minn to win meaningless game.
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2013 3:59:49 AM

they always win the meaningless games
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2013 9:05:17 AM

Can they go all the way this year?
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2013 6:40:44 AM

The last game in the Metrodome, will be interesting to see from that standpoint at least.
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Message Posted: Dec 26, 2013 9:17:48 PM

It will be interesting to see who shows up in that last meaningless game.
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ItsMorph
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2013 5:43:30 PM

Stupid Lions, reverting to the old ways and snatching defeat from the jaws of victory in what should be an easy game.
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2013 3:22:35 PM

Glad to see the Lions choke. Makes that last game in the NEW North between storied franchises GB and Chicago.
18th meeting, Go Pack Go
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2013 12:34:25 PM

Schwartz is delusional... Can't hold himself accountable, how can he hold his players accoutnable?
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mrsports007
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2013 6:28:57 AM

is the hc gone? will they hire coach from penn state? interesting questions loom for this team.
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2013 5:47:32 AM

"And did Stafford really yell at the crowd when they took a knee at the end of regulation?"

Yeah, probably just frustration because he saw the writing on the wall as well - lol
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2013 5:47:06 AM

"It's just that this year with a 2 game lead over Chicago and Green bay that we couldn't believe it was the Lions playing till they came back to reality and started loosing the easy games they were favorite to win by 9+ points."

Exactly - how the heck did they screw up the easy part of their schedule? Were they too tight? The D played very for them in the last 2 games too, dunno what the heck happened on O but Linehan HAS to go.
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2013 5:13:47 AM

Yup
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hooky
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2013 5:03:16 AM

Since nobody wants to "win" the division, Lions wanted too make it easy for Chicago or GB. Sad!
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C.S.
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2013 4:10:36 AM

With the Bears and Packers both losing, the Lions would've been back in first if they won. I see that even Lions fans are sick of Schwartz' act. And did Stafford really yell at the crowd when they took a knee at the end of regulation?
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Message Posted: Dec 22, 2013 9:57:42 PM

What was Charlie Brown's friends name - "Rerun?" That's Detroit's new NFL team's name - "Rerun?" - over and over and over again. We can now know what it feels like to be a Cubs or Maple Laughs fan. Really, this is sick, sick, sick.

On to the Big House Jan. 1st.
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mrkiddd125
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Message Posted: Dec 22, 2013 9:54:37 PM

Yes long time fan we just try to figure what plays they will use each year to screw up and not win division and not make playoffs.It's just that this year with a 2 game lead over Chicago and Green bay that we couldn't believe it was the Lions playing till they came back to reality and started loosing the easy games they were favorite to win by 9+ points.
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Dec 22, 2013 7:30:54 PM

"and the last 5 games nobody here in Detroit would have ever believed it was going to end like it has each week."

LOL - you must not be a long-time Lions fan ;)

We don't make our Playoff travel plans until the end of the season. Too many promising seasons have been wasted. A little bit of you dies each year... lol
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mrkiddd125
Champion Author Detroit

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Message Posted: Dec 22, 2013 7:22:24 PM

Well what a F------ up team this was a Joke game and the last 5 games nobody here in Detroit would have ever believed it was going to end like it has each week.As for Schwartz they say he has another year on his contract and most likely will not be fired,His assistances will most likely be gone.We'll have to wait and see,I had my hopes for a 11-5 season,And a magical run for the Super Bowl (WHAT WAS I SMOKING) but this year has got to be the most screwed up season of dropped passes interceptions Stupid penalties and fumbles I have ever seen.I never would have believed the last 2 games would be lost on game ending field goals.And be 7-8 with 1 game left my bet will be on Chicago Next week.Well let's see what happens on the off season,Maybe we can get some real players that want to win.!!!!!
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Dec 22, 2013 4:53:44 PM

"Schwartz, don't let the door hit you on the way out!"

Yep - that was piss-poor.
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Dec 22, 2013 4:53:10 PM

"Anyone else notice how college games are becoming more fun to watch without some of the calls that are now being made in the NFL?"

I don't see the 'targeting' rule being called in the NFL...

"Gonna start seeing scores in the 60's and 70's. 70-69"

Just like in college.
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