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Worst Draft Pick Luck, Ever?
Posted By: WingNut10100101010101 This article has been published
6/24/2008
Or, maybe the Lions are just bad at picking drafts?!?! Okay, we are having a little fun with this one, but It's like some kind of unexplained, nightmare cycle: they have a losing season, so they get a great draft pick. The draft pick doesn't work out, so they have a losing season? You tell us what is happening and why. Also, cast UR Vote for the worst Lions draft pick. UR Staff
1980 – Billy Sims – Hurt in 1984
1981 – Mark Nichols
1982 – Jimmy Williams
1983 - James Jones
1984 – David Lewis
1985 - Lomas Brown and Kevin Glover
1986 – Chuck Long
1987 - Reggie Rogers
1988 - Bennie Blades (Spielman)
1989 – Barry Sanders, Rodney Pete
1990 - Andre Ware
1991 - Herman Moore
1992 - Robert Porcher
1993 – Gave it to New Orleans
1994 – Johnnie Morton
1995 – Luther Elliss
1996 – Reggie Brown
1997 - Bryant Westbrook
1998 - Terry Fair
1999 – Chris Claiborne
2000 – Stockar McDougle
2001 – Jeff Backus
2002 - Joey Harrington: Joey Blue Skies
2003 - Charles Rogers: 2 seasons ending injuries, drugs
2004 - Roy Williams
2005 - Mike Williams
2006 – Ernie Sims
2007 - Calvin Johnson
* Look at our QB drafts alone. Horrible.
*I want proof: send in fan support on Lions players that left and excelled.
*I want a list of players we could have had rather than busts.

Joey Blue Skies
 

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The Best at Being the Worst!
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7/21/2008


They always say, "Be the best at something," and the Lions are "The Best at Being the Worst!" I think we have an argument that the Lions are the worst... [read more]
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Worst Draft Pick Luck, Ever?
WingNut10100101010101
6/24/2008


Or, maybe the Lions are just bad at picking drafts?!?! Okay, we are having a little fun with this one, but It's like some kind of unexplained, nightmare... [read more]
   
 
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Matt Millen - Protesting Another...
WingNut10100101010101
8/5/2008


Fan protest of team decision and personel is nothing new, but I can't ever remember seeing anything like what is taking place with the Lions. The fans... [read more]
 
UR Worst Franchise

The Best at Being the Worst!
WingNut10100101010101
7/21/2008


They always say, "Be the best at something," and the Lions are "The Best at Being the Worst!" I think we have an argument that the Lions are the worst... [read more]
 
 
 
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