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No Timetable For Return Of Ziggy Ansah « CBS Detroit

The Lions placed him on the physically-unable-to-perform (PUP) list for training camp, which begins Monday, and head coach Jim Caldwell said there is no timetable on Ansah’s return. Limited by his injury, Ansah has not gotten to practice the new defense like his teammates have, but Caldwell said that he cannot fret about how far behind Ansah may have fallen. “I coach who shows...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lions HC Jim Caldwell “Optimistic” They’ll Sign DT Ndamukong Suh To An Extension

  Lions new HC Jim Caldwell told reporters on Sunday that he remains confident that they will be able to sign DT Ndamukong Suh to a contract extension. “Absolutely,” Caldwell said, via “I’m always optimistic. I think you know me by now and I think without question they are working at it, and I think something will be done at the appropriate time.” ESPN’s...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions' Reggie Bush: Jim Caldwell was our biggest free-agent signing this year

Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush made the rounds at the Fox Sports campus in Los Angeles on Thursday, doing everything from taking over their Twitter account to appearing on their television network to even joining Charrisa Thompson on a podcast. During which, the most interesting comment came when Bush complimented the exploits of new head coach Jim Caldwell. “I think...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  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...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Profile: New Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin

Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell has given Teryl Austin his first shot at being a defensive coordinator in the NFL. It was also Caldwell, 59, who gave Austin, 49, his first full-time coaching job more than two decades ago. In this way, the two -- mentor and pupil -- have come full circle. While Caldwell has been running offenses since they first met, Austin still views him as one...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions embrace Jim Caldwell's calm, collected approach to coaching

When Jim Schwartz first took over as coach in Detroit, his emotional side was applauded for bringing an attitude to a long-time losing franchise. But when his team struggled the last two seasons, that style became heavily criticized because the players lacked disciplined, both on and off the field. Not surprisingly, after Schwartz got fired six months ago, the Lions found a replacement...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
13 days ago  |  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...
16 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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

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...
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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