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JIM CALDWELL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Injuries, mistakes already mounting for Lions

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- It's hard to say what Jim Caldwell's biggest concern should be following his first loss as coach of the Detroit Lions. Turnovers? After an impressive season opener, the Lions reverted to old habits, losing two fumbles and an interception in last weekend's loss to Carolina. Missed field goals? Rookie Nate Freese had two, which cost Detroit points...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lions lose another corner: Nevin Lawson done for the year

Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell says he does not expect rookie cornerback Nevin Lawson to return this season after he went down with dislocated toes Sunday and needed immediate surgery. Caldwell said foot specialist Bob Anderson was at the game and evaluated Lawson. Caldwell says the surgery was successful. The Lions are banged up pretty […] The post Lions lose another corner...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Lions are keeping their options open at kicker

With rookie kicker Nate Freese making 2 of his first 5 attempts at the NFL level, the Lions have a problem… a big problem that is when it comes to their special teams production. And after today’s 24-7 loss at the hands of the Carolina Panthers where Freese missed two of those five total attempts this young season, Lions head coach Jim Caldwell says the team won’t make any...
Via The Majors Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Caldwell is a man with a plan to make Lions win

Jim Caldwell begins his first season as the Lions’ coach Monday against the New York Giants. He was hired as the Lions’ 26th head coach in mid-January, days before his 59th birthday — and has made no bones about why he’s in Detroit. “To win,” he told the Free Press in a sit-down interview at the Allen Park headquarters last month. Historically, that has been a tall...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell crack the list of the 20 best in the NFL?

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 coaches in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s leader not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s HC to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors at cover32 have...
Via cover32 - Lions
July 29, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Catching up before training camp

The Lions didn’t get it done last season. The Detroit Lions start regular season play in less than two months from today. Training camp is set to begin a few short weeks, on Monday, July 28. For this year’s team, the start of the season can’t come soon enough because Detroit’s offseason began all the way back on December 29. Last season doesn’t bring up many pleasant feelings...
Via isportsweb.com
July 11, 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...
Via cover32 - Lions
June 26, 2014  |  1 Comment
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