1. Lions Assemble Coaching Assistants

    After four official interviews and narrowing down their top candidates to two over a two-week stretch following the end of the season, the Detroit Lions made their final decision in naming Jim Caldwell as the franchise's 26th head coach on Wednesday...

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  2. Former Bucs DC Bill Sheridan Joins Lions Staff

    Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive coordinator Bill Sheridan has been named linebackers coach of the Detroit Lions , the team announced Friday...

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  3. Lions Keep 7 Assistant Coaches from Jim Schwartz's Staff

    The Lions are retaining a number of assistant coaches from the previous coaching regime, including both offensive and defensive line coaches A day after being named the new Detroit Lions head coach, Jim Caldwell got to work formulating his new staff...

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  4. Lions Hire Teryl Austin to Run Their Defense

    The Detroit Lions introduced Jim Caldwell as their new head coach on Wednesday. Thursday, Caldwell began his day on the job assembling his coaching staff...

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  5. Stafford's QB Coach, Todd Downing, Among Assistants Sacked by Detroit Lions

    Jim Caldwell has a plan for Matthew Stafford . And that plan apparently does not include Stafford's old quarterback coach...

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  6. John Bonamego Will Return as Lions Special Teams Coordinator

    Lions coach Jim Caldwell is putting together his first staff in Detroit and he's decided to hold onto at least one assistant from Jim Schwartz's staff...

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  7. Detroit Lions 2014 Draft: A Scouting Guide for East-West Shrine Game

    The 89th annual East-West Shrine Game takes place on Saturday at 4 p.m. ET. This is a showcase for a lot of later-round draft prospects and small-school guys trying to make a name for themselves...

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  8. Report: Jim Tressel Could Take Important Job with Lions

    When Jim Tressel resigned from Ohio State, he landed a temporary one-year job with the Indianapolis Colts , working under then-coach Jim Caldwell in 2011 as the team's replay-review consultant...

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  9. Jim Caldwell Should Feel Right at Home with the Lions

    Jim Caldwell, the Detroit Lions new head coach, turned 59 years old on Thursday. His new team wished him a happy birthday with this tremendous tweet...

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  10. What Lions Might Get with DC Teryl Austin

    In the midst of his introductory news conference Wednesday, new Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell confirmed the Lions would continue running a 4-3 defense under his regime...

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  11. Peyton Manning Called Lions to Endorse Jim Caldwell

    Lions General Manager Martin Mayhew talked to a lot of people during his coaching search. But the unsolicited call he took from Peyton Manning helped convince him that Jim Caldwell was the right guy...

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  12. Detroit Lions, Ndamukong Suh Express Mutual Interest in New Long-Term Deal

    The Detroit Lions have initiated talks with star defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh about locking him up long term. Suh has two years remaining on the rookie contract he signed in 2010, though the final year is voidable...

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  13. Lions President Tom Lewand: I'll Tattoo a Buckeye on My Forehead

    ESPN is reporting that a deal is in place for the Detroit Lions to add former Ohio State coach Jim Tressel to Jim Caldwell's staff "pending approval from the front office...

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  14. New Detroit Lions Coach Jim Caldwell's Staff Coming Together Quickly

    Jim Caldwell's first staff as Detroit Lions head coach is starting to take shape. John Wooten, chairman of the Fritz Pollard Alliance, said Caldwell plans to bring Baltimore Ravens secondary coach Teryl Austin with him as defensive coordinator...

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  15. 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, ...

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  16. 'The Time Is Now' to Win

    Before he introduced Jim Caldwell as the franchise's 26th head coach Wednesday at Ford Field, Lions president Tom Lewand addressed the public perception they had selected their second choice...

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  17. 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...

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  18. Jim Caldwell Is the Perfect Hire for Matthew Stafford

    The Detroit Lions have found their heir apparent at head coach with the hiring of Jim Caldwell. Caldwell spent the past two years with the Baltimore Ravens as the quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator...

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  19. Jim Tressel's Ties to Jim Caldwell Are Strong

    Amid a loud chorus of fans and media singing the praises of Jim Tressel to the Cleveland Browns is an undercurrent that has him going to Detroit ...

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  20. Lions' Ziggy Ansah, Larry Warford, Sam Martin Named to All-Rookie Team

    On the day the Miami Dolphins interviewed the Lions ' Brian Xanders for their vacant general manager position, three Lions were named to the Pro Football Writers Association all-rookie team...

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  21. Detroit Lions Pick Jim Caldwell as Coach; First Asked Tony Dungy

    One of Martin Mayhew's first calls when the Lions started their search for a new coach was to Tony Dungy, and one of Mayhew's first questions to Dungy was if he'd be interested in coming back to the sidelines...

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  22. Tony Dungy: "Matthew Stafford Will Blossom Under Jim Caldwell"

    It's no secret former Super Bowl-winning head coach Tony Dungy has lobbied for his former associate head coach and successor at Indianapolis , Jim Caldwell, to get the Detroit Lions head coaching job...

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  23. Lions React Too Quickly with Hiring of Jim Caldwell

    The Detroit Lions hired Baltimore offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell to be their 26th head coach in team history on Tuesday, per Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com ...

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  24. 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...

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  25. Jim Caldwell Wants Teryl Austin as His Defensive Coordinator

    With Jim Caldwell taking over as the Lions head coach today, he's expected to try to dip into some of his old Ravens co-workers...

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