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JIM CALDWELL RUMORS & GOSSIP

THREE AND OUT: Lions have 'great synergy' between rookies, vets

FIRST DOWN In a competitive environment like an NFL locker room, where million-dollar jobs are on the line, it would be understandable if a veteran didn't want to share his knowledge with an up-and-coming young player. Why help the guy who could then take your starting position or even roster spot? Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell believes his team doesn't take that approach. He...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jim Caldwell: Matthew Stafford has a 'better feel for the system'

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell thinks quarterback Matthew Stafford's experience in 2014, along with noticable progress during offseason practices has made him a better player for 2015. "He's improved," Caldwell told MLive.com. "He has a better feel for the system. You can see our timing's better, receivers have a better sense of the routes that they're running. All...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions 2015 Team Preview and Prediction

Coach Jim Caldwell didn’t do exactly what he promised in his first year in Detroit. The new boss was supposed to unlock the Lions’...
Via Athlon Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

What to Expect from Detroit Lions' Offense

Jim Caldwell has always prided an offense's ability to run the football well -- yet, the Detroit Lions only amassed the 28th rank for the 2014 season.The Lions had absolutely no consistency in their running game, relying heavily upon throwing the football. Caldwell's philosophy, while it makes sense, wasn't well executed last season.While the head coach wants to limit the amount...
Via Pro Football Spot
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Three problematic takeaways from the preseason

Jim Caldwell and the Detroit Lions will be the first to admit that they still have work to do before becoming a team that can excel through the playoffs. Although the Lions handily beat the Buffalo Bills 23-0 on Thursday, there are still some issues that need to be addressed before the team feels comfortable moving forward. “We have a ways to go, we really do. I’m glad we have...
Via isportsweb.com
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Three reasons why Jim Caldwell will succeed

As we head into training camp all eyes are going to be on the players. Questions will be raised from the depth of the tight ends, to the quarterback solidarity, all the way through to the Detroit Lions strength in the secondary. But these perceivable answers will be the result of the real question needing to be addressed during the first few weeks of training camp: how will Jim Caldwell...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell not named top-10 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Lions
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell would be better suited as a coordinator

Every NFL head coach essentially takes the same path to their job. They work their way through the assistant coaching ranks, starting at the bottom of the totem poll, bouncing from place to place in order to move up the ladder, and finally landing a job as a coordinator. In that spot, they flourish, becoming an integral part of a team’s success. Because of that, a coach becomes...
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June 26, 2014  |  1 Comment

Detroit Lions: Why to watch Cornelius Lucas

The Detroit Lions had Cornelius Lucas on their radar throughout the draft process. First, assistant offensive line coach Bobby Johnson had an in-depth conversation with Lucas at the combine, and later Detroit was on the phone with him during the draft’s third day. After Lucas wasn’t drafted, the Lions made sure to scoop him up as quickly as possible. He agreed to sign with Detroit...
Via isportsweb.com
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Assessing Monday’s combine workouts

Detroit Lions: Assessing Monday’s combine workoutsSouth Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney NFL scouts around the league watched the linebacker and defensive line prospects complete their combine workouts on Monday. The most notable prospect being South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney, who reasserted himself as one of the most explosive athletes that NFL scouts have ever laid their eyes...
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February 25, 2014  |  1 Comment
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