Lions roll into Motor City against Titans still on a roll

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Lions and Tennessee Titans have familiar looks. Detroit opened with a 39-35 victory at Indianapolis, its seventh win in nine games dating to last year. The Titans, meanwhile, started the season with a loss at home to Minnesota for their fifth straight setback since last December. The Lions seem to have a shot at extending their successful stretch against...
Via Associated Press
September 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning: Jim Bob Cooter has greatest name in SEC history

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...
Via FOX Sports
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Super Bowl 2016: Peyton Manning brings the fire on Jim Bob Cooter and his amazing name

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...
Via NJ.com
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

The Lions are also bringing back Teryl Austin in 2016

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...
Via The Majors Detroit
January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

New Lions coordinator Cooter's arrest records have disappeared

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...
Via FOX Sports
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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