Here's an endless loop of Matt Millen apologizing for his stint as Lions GM


On Sunday, the "Fire Millen" crowd got a rare treat when Matt Millen publicly apologized for his stint as Detroit Lions general manager from 2001-2008.

While working as an analyst for Fox during the Buccaneers-Colts game on Sunday, Millen playfully addressed his disastrous tenure, which cumulated in the team's winless season in 2008. "It was a little bit of a tactical error on my part. I had this fleeting dream that I thought maybe I could run a team," he said. "Sorry Detroit, it didn't quite work out."

The moment was captured for eternity on this Vine video, which can play on an endless loop. The question for Lions fans is this — how many times do you need to watch it on repeat in order to finally forgive him? (Via CBS Sports.)

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Detroit Metro Times. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Detroit Metro Times, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at

Detroit Metro Times works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Detroit and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Detroit's true free press free.