Fire Goes Quietly


Published: March 15, 2009


... Fittingly, the site closed down on a day related to bad luck.

Some of you may know that I got my start in the blogging world on this site.  Mike McCune, aka The Bear, started the site in 2006 after yet another disastrous draft and the fact the Millen received a $5 million, five-year contract extension despite never having a winning record.

There were many ideas born on that site in an attempt to implore William Clay Ford, Sr. to do the right thing and fire Millen. There was the Orange out on the last game of the season in 2007 where Lions fan showed up in Cincinnati colors. 

There was the aide in assembling the Millen Man march where many football fans walked the streets protesting Millen's ineptness as a general manager.

My favorite was one that never came about: Suing the Detroit Lions for breach of contract. The premise was the Lions are obligated to put the best product on the field which in turn the fans were obligated to show up and suppo...

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