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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...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Detroit Lions Receiver Calvin Johnson To Retire

Long before the 2015-16 NFL season kicked off, Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson spoke with friends and family and expressed his desire to retire at the end of the season. The day after the regular season ended, he reiterated that decision to Lions head coach Jim Caldwell, according to NFL reporter Adam Schefter. Caldwell told Johnson not to rush his decision — to take his...
Via Gamedayr
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Report: Lions Wide Receiver Calvin Johnson Tells Team He Is Retiring

It looks like we’ve seen the last of Calvin Johnson. The Detroit Lions wide receiver told Lions coach Jim Caldwell that 2015 was his final season the day following Detroit’s season-ending victory over the Chicago Bears in Week 17, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Johnson had told a close circle of friends and family prior to the season that this would be his final year in...
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Report: Calvin Johnson told family, Jim Caldwell 2015 was last year

Calvin Johnson is reportedly retiring following the 2015 season. Calvin Johnson told family 2015 would be his final year and delivered same message to Jim Caldwell after season ended, sources told ESPN. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 31, 2016 If this is indeed the case, then the Lions will have $12.9 million of dead cap, which is actually a savings of over $11 million...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

SOL: Detroit Lions announce that they will retain Jim Caldwell

Jim Caldwell’s expression when he learned he was being retained by the Detroit Lions. Your Detroit Lions have pulled another “Same Old Lions” move and have announced that they will retain Jim Caldwell as head coach for his third season. The Lions announced that Jim Caldwell will return for a third season as head coach — Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) January 15, 2016 Here’s...
Via The Majors Detroit
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Caldwell to remain Lions head coach

The Detroit Lions announced on Friday that head coach Jim Caldwell will remain with the team. Shortly after the season ended, the Lions’ decision to hire a new general manager in Bob Quinn led to speculation that Caldwell might wind up out of a job. Detroit finished 7-9 and missed the playoffs this season after reaching the postseason with an 11-5 record in Caldwell’s first...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jim Caldwell to remain Lions coach

It took longer than expected, but the Detroit Lions have decided to retain head coach Jim Caldwell for another season. The news comes via Tim Twentyman of the team’s official site. Jim Caldwell to remain as #Lions coach. — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) January 15, 2016 When the Lions hired Bob Quinn as general manager, he had the opportunity to make the decision on the head...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions GM Bob Quinn noncommittal on Caldwell’s future with the team

There are no answers, only more questions when it comes to the future status of Lions head coach Jim Caldwell. Monday, Lions GM Bob Quinn gave his introductory presser to the Detroit media discussing an array of topics but none more ear catching than the job status of a one Jim Caldwell. Which given the what was said the only thing we know for sure is Quinn has ‘great respect...
Via The Majors Detroit
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jim Caldwell’s Job Is Not Safe

Perhaps it’s time for Lions head coach Jim Caldwell to start sleeping with one eye open. According to a report by Ian Rapoport of on Saturday, Caldwell’s job is not safe as new Detroit general manager Bob Quinn is looking to evaluate the team’s coaching situation. A big topic of discussion on @NFLGameDay today: New #Lions GM Bob Quinn will evaluate the coaching...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jim Caldwell’s job ‘not safe’ after Lions hire Bob Quinn as GM

Jim Caldwell’s job as head coach of the Detroit Lions reportedly isn’t secure following the franchise’s decision to hire Bob Quinn as the general manager. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports the Lions could potentially opt for a new head coach, despite Caldwell leading the Detroit Lions to a 6-2 record in the second half of the season and despite his players speaking out in...
Via Sportsnaut
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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