Martha Ford rewards Matt Patricia with lifetime contract following 17-3 first half win over Packers

WARNING: SATIRE TO FOLLOW! Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn made it clear when he fired Jim Caldwell that a nine-win season is not acceptable for this historically proud franchise. Lions owner Martha Ford has now published multiple letters to Lions fans saying that she too is demanding more from her team. The most recent … Read more

Flashback: Martha Ford’s open letter to Detroit Lions fans (2015)

Earlier in the week, the Detroit Lions announced (via a meeting with select beat writers) that both Matt Patricia and Bob Quinn were being retained for the 2020 season. The news sent many Lions fans over the edge as they bashed ownership for bringing back a pair of men who lead the team to a then 9-20-1 … Read more

Detroit Lions fans: Protest by cancelling your season tickets

This may sound like sacrilege to the swarms of fans who routinely pack Ford Field week in and week out, and who have done so perhaps for decades dating back to the Pontiac Silverdome. Embed from Getty Images By now, everyone and their mother has heard the news that the Ford Family plans to retain … Read more

Darius Slay shares thoughts on ‘open letter’ from Martha Ford, Detroit Lions’ management

A day after announcing that both Bob Quinn and Matt Patricia will be back for the 2020 season, Detroit Lions owner Martha Ford, along with her daughter Sheila Ford Hamp and team president Rod Wood published an open letter to the fans. In the letter, Lions’ management attempted to explain why they decided to keep … Read more

Longtime Detroit Lions superfan pens heartfelt letter to Ford family

On Tuesday, the Detroit Lions announced they are bringing back both Matt Patricia and Bob Quinn for the 2020 season, despite a 9-20-1 record over the past two seasons. Embed from Getty Images As you have probably seen by now, Martha Ford, along with her daughter Sheila and team president Rod Wood, published an open … Read more

Open ‘response’ letter to Detroit Lions’ ownership

To whom it may concern (Martha, Sheila, Rod, and whoever else is calling the shots in the Detroit Lions organization): Yesterday, you made the decision to retain a general manager and a head coach, despite both of them failing miserably at their respective jobs over the past two seasons. Embed from Getty Images Now, a … Read more

Detroit Lions’ fans bash Ford family after they publish open letter

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A day after announcing that both Matt Patricia and Bob Quinn were being retained for the 2020 season, Detroit Lions ownership published an open letter to the fans. As you will see in a moment, that letter has not exactly gone over well with the fans. Embed from Getty Images In case you missed the … Read more

Detroit Lions HC Matt Patricia comments on being retained for 2020

Despite failing miserably in terms of wins and losses and despite leading a defense that is ranked near the bottom of the NFL, Matt Patricia has been officially notified that he will continue to coach the Detroit Lions in 2020. Embed from Getty Images That news broke on Tuesday after Lions owner Martha Ford, along … Read more

Detroit Lions to send letter to season ticket holders explaining decision to retain Matt Patricia

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It was a busy day in Allen Park as Detroit Lions owner Martha Ford and her minions (daughter Sheila and Rod Wood) met with a select group of media members. During the meeting, it was announced that both Bob Quinn and Matt Patricia were being retained for the 2020 season. According to Jennifer Hammond, Lions’ … Read more

Rod Wood: Detroit Lions ownership has been approached about buying team

On Monday, sportscaster Eli Zaret ruffled some feathers by saying a second hand source of his said that Detroit Lions owner has met with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos about the potential sale of the team. That claim upset quite a few people, especially a local blog which will not be mentioned by name as they … Read more

Detroit Lions owner Martha Ford reveals weak expectation for 2020

On Tuesday, some predictable news broke that Detroit Lions ownership had informed head coach Matt Patricia and GM Bob Quinn will he back in 2020. According to reports, Martha Ford said Patricia and Quinn are both returning with the understanding that the expectation is to contend for the playoffs next season. From MLive: “We expect … Read more

3 Things Martha Ford can do to win back Detroit Lions fans

On Dec. 22, 1957, the Detroit Lions defeated the Cleveland Browns by a score of 59-14 to win their fourth NFL Championship. Lions fans celebrated and though I was not living at the time, I’ve been told it was the greatest time ever to be a fan. Since that day, the Lions have won exactly … Read more

Eli Zaret: Martha Ford has had multiple meetings to sell Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions are currently 3-10-1 and there has been a growing number of fans that believe owner Martha Ford should sell the team. Embed from Getty Images Now, let’s be clear. It is highly unlikely that Ford sells the Lions because of financial reasons related to capital gains taxes but that does not mean … Read more