William Clay Ford, Sr.
Former NFL owner Art Modell, 87, dies
of natural causes.'' He was 87. ''The game of football lost one of its all-time greats,'' Detroit Lions owner William Clay Ford Sr . said. ''Art's contributions to the NFL during his five decades in the game are immeasurable
Quotes around the NFL on the death of Art Modell
helped propel the NFL to unimagined heights of popularity. We all are forever indebted to him.'' - Detroit Lions owner William Clay Ford Sr . ''Art was a giant in our industry. He was my boss - but he wouldn't let me call him that - my
GRAPEVINE Favre's absence not reason for lost season
were lucky enough to hold serve against the lowly Detroit Lions , Woodson looked at the big picture. "That doesn ..... Press: "Instead of an owner getting a trophy, William Clay Ford Sr . got precisely what he deserves for his 45 seasons
Detroit Free Press Nicholas J. Cotsonika column: Building trust will be a must for this team
conference Dec. 30, they said Mayhew had the final say on Football matters. Asked if he would stand up to owner William Clay Ford Sr . if Ford told him to draft a player he didn't want, Schwartz said: "I think that's the trust level that
Lions closing in on coach
Chargers ). Schwartz is expected to have his second interview today, which generally includes a meeting with owner William Clay Ford Sr . The Lions also might arrange a second interview with Spagnuolo and a first with Rivera. Had the Titans and Giants
Pizza king is No. 1 owner
Pittsburgh Steelers. Which brings us to the venerable Lions. As a team, the winless wonders come in at 104th, while William Clay Ford Sr . is No. 121. That means there still is one owner below Ford on the list (that would be Clay Bennett, who callously
Detroit Free Press Nicholas J. Cotsonika column: 'I'm a blue-collar kid'
exorcise any ghosts. My dad would be disappointed if I backed away from a challenge." Besides thanking Lions owner William Clay Ford Sr ., the former defensive coordinator for the Tennessee Titans said he needed to thank two people in particular
Schwartz a good change from stubborn Marinelli
In his official debut as the head coach of the Detroit Lions , Jim Schwartz greeted everyone with a warm smile ..... to the highest levels of the front office by owner William Clay Ford Sr ., who was conspicuous by his absence from Friday
Starkey: Who's worse, Lions or Pirates?
"Can you imagine getting drafted (by the Detroit Lions ) and going 8-10 years with that? You don't ..... often blame the demise of their franchise on owner William Clay Ford Sr ., who might someday transfer power to his son
A Lion of a different color?
comes to rumors that continue to spread about the Detroit Lions perhaps changing their traditional leaping Lion logo ..... of one playoff win in 44 years of ownership under William Clay Ford Sr .? The tradition of never reaching the Super Bowl