• Caldwell's chances increase for Lions' job

    Summary of 43 articles · Updated Jan 17, 2014
    • PFT Live: Jim Caldwell, Manny Ramirez

      If you’re interested in what the future holds for a Jim Caldwell-coached Lions team, you won’t want to miss Friday’s edition of PFT Live. Caldwell will join Mike Florio a couple of days after he was introduced as the new head coach in Detroit and they’l…
    • Lions' Jim Caldwell on a prospective offensive coordinator: Innovation is key

      Caldwell, 59, discussed his coaching philosophy as well as his upbringing and how he can turn Lions players into leaders for the 2014 season.
      Source: detnews.com
    • An offensive statistical analysis of Caldwell

      Jim Caldwell is still putting together his staff and searching for an offensive coordinator, but when it comes to the Detroit offense in 2014, the new head coach will have a lot of input. He may even call the plays himself. “Well, we’re going to take a …
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Happy Birthday, Coach Caldwell!

      Happy Birthday, Coach Caldwell! Enjoy your first of many in Detroit! #WelcomeCoach pic.twitter.com/0N4pdB5jOl— Detroit Lions (@DetroitLionsNFL) January 16, 2014Read more...
      Source: deadspin.com
    • Lions confident Jim Caldwell will get Matthew Stafford back to 2011 form

      GM Martin Mayhew and Lions president Tom Lewand made clear with their coaching search that finding someone to help Stafford return to his 2011 form was a top priority.
      Source: detnews.com
    • Caldwell downplays Tressel link, but Lions president would ink

      As new Lions coach Jim Caldwell puts together his staff, one potential hire could make a lot of Michigan fans a little twitchy. According to Pat McManamon of ESPN.com, former Ohio State coach Jim Tressel is close to Caldwell, and a source close to Tress…
    • Lions' Jim Caldwell sets forceful tone with energy, experience

      He sounded different and looked different, with poetic energy in his voice and experience in his face. Jim Caldwell stepped to the podium in Ford Field and forcefully shattered outside perceptions of him, which wasn't difficult for a man clearly confide…
      Source: detnews.com
    • Lions vice chairman Bill Ford Jr. confident in, comfortable with Jim Caldwell

      One reason Lions vice chairman Bill Ford Jr. is confident Caldwell is 'the right guy' for the job is because he's different than the coaches who failed before him.
      Source: detnews.com
    • Jim Caldwell foresees bright future for Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford

      It ain't broke, exactly. So when Jim Caldwell, the Lions' new head coach, was asked Wednesday about his plans for coaching up Matthew Stafford, the team's franchise quarterback, he took issue with the premise of the question: Is he fixable?
      Source: detnews.com
    • Caldwell, Stafford need good rapport

      DETROIT -- From the outset, Jim Caldwell wanted to make something perfectly clear. Quarterback Matthew Stafford did not interview Caldwell when the two met on Jan. 3. He did not watch film with him, either. But he understands a large part of his role wi…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Jim Caldwell on Stafford: I think you’ll see improvement from the outset

      When the Lions began lining up head coaching candidates, it was clear that they wanted someone with head coaching experience and an offensive background. That sounded like the exact opposite of the fired Jim Schwartz and new coach Jim Caldwell did his b…
    • Lions gauged Tony Dungy’s interest in vacant coaching position before hiring Jim Caldwell

      Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew had to ask. Mayhew was conducting a search for the Lions’ next coach and called people he knew about potential candidates. Former NFL coach Tony Dungy knew Jim Caldwell, who was previously one of his assistant…
    • Lions' Jim Caldwell arrives in Detroit, greeted by Martin Mayhew

      The Lions posted photos on Twitter of their new coach arriving at the airport Wednesday morning ahead of the press conference set for 4 p.m. at Ford Field. He wore the right tie — blue, silver and black — and was greeted by Lions general manager Martin …
      Source: detnews.com
    • Lions have only themselves to blame for fan reaction to Jim Caldwell hiring

      Only the Lions could pull a switcheroo like that, promising a culture change and proudly delivering a public-relations fiasco, at least based on the initial reaction.
      Source: detnews.com
    • High school coaches see Lions' hire of Jim Caldwell as a positive for city

      Madison Heights Madison coach Drake Wilkins said Detroit — the city as a whole — could be the big winner with the Lions' hiring of Jim Caldwell, their first African-American head coach.
      Source: detnews.com
    • Martin Mayhew gambles on Jim Caldwell as Lions coach

      When Caldwell is introduced today — the first African-American head coach in Lions history — there will be plenty of questions about backup plans and spotty records.
      Source: detnews.com
    • William Clay Ford: Jim Caldwell fit “specific plan and profile”

      The Lions settled on their new head coach on Tuesday, hiring Jim Caldwell to take over the job that opened when Jim Schwartz was fired after the end of the regular season. The team announced that they will formally introduce Caldwell at a 4 p.m. ET pres…
    • What they're saying: Comments and tweets about the Lions hiring Jim Caldwell

      What Lions players and others are saying about the hiring of Jim Caldwell as the new head coach of the team. This will be updated throughout the day.
      Source: detnews.com
    • Lions lose out on expected top candidate

      When the Detroit Lions fired Jim Schwartz on Dec. 30, team president Tom Lewand said he believed his team had the most attractive opening in this coaching cycle. Not, apparently, for everyone. Ken Whisenhunt, the San Diego offensive coordinator who seem…
      Source: ESPN.com
  • Report: Teryl Austin to become Lions defensive coordinator

    Jim Caldwell hoped to lure Baltimore Ravens secondary coach Teryl Austin to join him in Detroit as the Lions’ defensive coordinator. Now it appears Caldwell has his man. According to Chris McCosky of the Detroit News, Austin has agreed to join the Lions…

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