Parker and The Man “Podcast #7” 10/21/13

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MATT MILLEN’S “FOOTBALL LIFE” ONLY SCRATCHED THE SURFACE

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One thing came to mind while watching the NFL Network’s player profile series episode on Matt Millen.

I wish the Lions could fire Millen… AGAIN.

The first half of the one hour program did the usual kiss-up job to Matt’s intense and wildly successful 12-year NFL playing career as a four time Super Bowl champion with the Raiders, 49ers and Redskins.  They paraded out all the usual suspects to tell us what a stud Millen was on a football field.

Howie Long, Steve Young, Tom Flores, Ronnie Lott and others gave their perspective on the two-time All Pro.  As if they were going to say anything we didn’t already know.

Puh-leeeze.

Yes, he was a great linebacker in the pros and before that, a great All-American defensive tackle for Joe Paterno at Penn State.  Great, great, great.  Millen was GREAT!  Sold.  Got it. 

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