Eric Thomas spent most of his career in Flint working as a rock radio DJ and dodging various gunfire before spending two years in Detroit back in the Free FM Days.
Since then, Eric has spent a lot of time doing the “radio traveling” thing. Spending some time in upstate New York before moving to Washington DC for two years.
A lifelong sports fan, Eric is very happy to be back home in Detroit and on The Ticket.
What a beat down. The Michigan State defense was superb—they held Michigan without a touchdown in the Battle for the Paul Bunyan trophy and virtually guaranteeing them a second spot in the Big Ten Championship game.
There’s a curious anger directed at Matt Stafford, difficult for many of us to understand who’ve spent every Sunday of our natural lives watching the Lions, clutched in the kind of tension and nausea that’s normally associated with Montezuma’s Revenge.
The suggested names to replace Jim Leyland are coming fast. For the people who crossed their fingers with reptilian excitement to the point where their phones auto complete “Fire Leyland” at the touch of the letter F–they seem stunned.
The weekend’s unquestioned nadir, in this blogger’s opinion, came after the Mike Nugent kick at Ford Field.
Men and women stand shoulder to shoulder on the sidewalk waiting for the light; they’re facing north toward the ballpark.
Cynicism has left such deep scar tissue that some fans even grouse about this 40-32 beat down on the Bears.
The people in Allen Park don’t deserve it. Ndomukong Suh and Matt Stafford don’t owe us an explanation for Wayne Fontes and Bobby Ross.
The Detroit Lions will lose to the Washington Redskins on Sunday. It’s as certain as a sunrise.
Breaking Bad only has three episodes left, and in the show’s six year history—no week will be as long as this one.
The Lions won their third straight season opener in front of a packed and drained crowd at Ford Field in downtown Detroit, a game that managed to display why being a Lions fan is a near fatal experience every time the team takes the field.