Hat to the back for Matt, Lions fans
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By Sonja Greenfield

It seemed like the Lions knew their next head coach was going to be Matt Patricia long before Monday, but Monday it became real. Patricia is the head coach of your Detroit Lions:

I think the last time people were so fired up about a new head coach was when Steve Mariucci took over. I remember some Detroit sportswriter-type talked about the Lions actually getting a coach that other teams wanted. Well, I think that’s what we’ve got going here.

This team is being molded in the Patriot Way. Love New England or hate New England, you have to admit what they’ve got going on, has worked. Yes, Matt Patricia is coming off of a Super Bowl loss. But you know what? He was IN the Super Bowl. He has actually WON Super Bowls as well. Remember this?

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