When the Detroit Lions fired former offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi in the middle of the 2015 season and replaced him with Jim Bob Cooter, many NFL fans got a good laugh out of their first exposure to such a funny name.Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, on the other hand, has known of Cooter since his days as a backup quarterback and graduate assistant at the University...
Jim. Bob. Cooter. Everyone seems to love the name. Watch video SANTA CLARA, Calif. - If this is Denver Broncos starting quarterback Peyton Manning's final go-around in the NFL, he seems to be enjoying it. Manning was cracking jokes, smiling and toying with the media during Tuesday's session. He even had a little fun with the...
It always seems like the more things change the more they stay the same for the Detroit Lions. In addition to Jim Bob Cooter (or the ‘Coots’) the Lions will also bring back defensive coordinator Teryl Austin… unless of course something changes in another team’s head coaching search according to Justin Rogers of Mlive.com. Austin began to make a little bit of a name for himself...
Jim Bob Cooter was promoted earlier this week by the Lions from quarterbacks coach to offensive coordinator after previous coordinator Joe Lombardi was let go following the team's 1-6 start.But with Cooter's promotion has come some controversy after the Detroit Free Press reported Saturday that the records from Cooter's two arrests in Knoxville, Tenn., during his time as an assistant...
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