The 10 Worst Draft Picks of the Matt Millen Era

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The 10 Worst Draft Picks of the Matt Millen Era

For eight years Matt Millen held the keys to the Lions organization and as a result of his tenure the Lions have lost 96 games during that timespan, a new record for futility.

A lot had to go wrong for the team to become perhaps the sorriest bunch in American professional sports history, but poor coaching hires, missed trade opportunities, and ill-advised free agent deals all came together in the perfect storm of ineptitude.

But the aspect of Millen's tenure that has drawn the most criticism, and rightfully so, is the NFL Draft. So, with the Lions poised to select the top overall player for the first time since 1980 (Billy Sims, RB, Oklahoma), we now look back on the numerous ways it could all go wrong.

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