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The 'But two days ago, Dan Quinn was a genius' quiz

Here's a quick recap of Dan Quinn's last 48 hours: Team chokes away 25-point lead in the biggest game in franchise history.  Loses genius wunderkind offensive coordinator to conference rival (after genius wunderkind got lost in bowels of the stadium à la 'Spinal Tap' after the game). Replaces said wunderkind coordinator with someone who is likely not a genius.  Made this kid...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Officials admit to missing facemask call on Paul Richardson’s TD

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Paul Richardson made an absolutely insane one-handed touchdown catch in the second quarter of the team’s Wild Card round playoff game against the Detroit Lions on Saturday night. Here’s video of the play live: And the replay of the absurd catch: There was also a flag on the play, for defensive pass interference on Lions safety Tavon Wilson...
Via The Comeback
January 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Jim Caldwell to Return As Head Coach For 2017 Season

The Detroit Lions announced Wednesday morning that head coach Jim Caldwell will be returning to the team next season.  He may not be very expressive on the sideline, but he has been able to win, something that the Lions are not usually known for.  That said, it is the right move and a step in the right direction. To those who had any questions about Detroit and its HC, there are...
Via isportsweb.com
January 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Lions confirm head coach Jim Caldwell will return in 2017

The Detroit Lions confirmed on Wednesday that head coach Jim Caldwell will return for the 2017 season. From Tim Twentyman of the Lions’ official website: The Lions have confirmed that Jim Caldwell will return as head coach for the 2017 season. — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) January 4, 2017 Despite the Lions making the postseason for the second time in three years, speculation...
Via The Sports Daily
January 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Lions head coach Jim Caldwell’s job could be on the line

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell led his team to a surprising nine-win campaign and a spot in the NFC Playoffs this year. It came less than a calendar year after many figured Caldwell himself would be fired following sweeping changes within the Lions’ organization. So it would stand to reason that Caldwell’s job might finally be safe after he’s spent the past few seasons...
Via Sportsnaut
January 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Bills OC turned down interviews he thought were only offered to satisfy Rooney Rule

Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn spoke Thursday about the Rooney Rule and the effect it’s had on his career. Notably, he says he’s turned down interviews he thought were offered solely to satisfy the rule, which requires teams to interview at least one minority candidate for head coaching vacancies. Here’s the video with his comments: “Sometimes people...
Via The Comeback
December 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Caldwell goes nuts celebrating Eagles fumble (VIDEO)

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell does not shy away from showing emotion on the field, and is the definition of a player’s coach. He certainly showed that during Sunday’s game against the Lions. The Eagles had a chance to put the game away, clinging to a lead, but on third down, they dialed up a pitch for fumble-prone Ryan Mathews. Sure enough, Mathews fumbled near the sideline...
Via The Sports Daily
October 09, 2016  |  Discuss

It’s not playoffs or bust for Lions head coach Jim Caldwell

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell was surprisingly kept around after many other high-profile members of the organization were let go following last year’s 7-9 performance. It now appears that Caldwell has an even longer leash heading into the 2016 season. “There is no mandate of number of wins and there is no mandate of playoffs,” Lions general manager Bob Quinn told Dave...
Via Sportsnaut
August 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Caldwell says Calvin Johnson made the right decision to retire

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell was understandably disappointed when he learned that Calvin Johnson was going to retire, for obvious reasons. But the way he sees it, when every factor is taken into account — especially the wide receiver’s own opinion — Johnson made the right decision. Calling Johnson a “great competitor” as well as a “world-class person,” Caldwell...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Calvin Johnson informed inner-circle, Jim Caldwell 2015 season was his last

The speculation surrounding Calvin Johnson’s pending retirement is coming into better focus thanks to a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Johnson, just 30, reportedly told his close friends, family and Lions Head Coach Jim Caldwell one day after the season ended that the 2015 season would be his last. The report mentions Caldwell asked Johnson to take some time to think his...
Via The Comeback
January 31, 2016  |  Discuss
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