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Super Bowl Experience Valued Highly by Detroit Lions Head Coach Jim Caldwell
April 22nd, 2014 at 11:39 PM
Tuesday was a big day for the Detroit Lions as they began minicamp for the 2014 season.  As new Lions head coach Jim Caldwell spoke to the media after practice, the topic of Super Bowl experience from new team members came up.  Caldwell finds it very helpful.  ***PHOTO1***  Two of the biggest...

Detroit Lions’ Black History Month Salute: Jim Caldwell Quietly Breaks an Important Barrier
February 14th, 2014 at 9:46 AM
With February being Black History Month, Lions 101 takes time to salute the contributions of a few notable African American pioneers within the organization. Quietly, lost amid the varying opinions on the hire of Jim Caldwell, the subsequent filling out of his staff, and the quick development of the offseason afterward, a very...

Former Detroit Lions’ Coach Jim Schwartz Classy in Defense of Ndamukong Suh, Matthew Stafford
February 12th, 2014 at 11:08 AM
Though Jim Schwartz was fired by the Detroit Lions, there's apparently no hard feelings considering the former coach has gone out of his way lately to defend a few of his former star players from the team. ***PHOTO1*** First, it was Matthew Stafford, the quarterback that came under fire for falling apart down...

Detroit Lions Officially Announce Joe Lombardi, Teryl Austin as New Coordinators
February 7th, 2014 at 3:27 PM
On Friday, Jim Caldwell made official what everyone had already known for weeks: Joe Lombardi and Teryl Austin would be joining the Detroit Lions as his offensive and defensive coordinators. The announcements were made at a press conference Friday morning. ***PHOTO1*** Both Lombardi and Austin had the chance to speak during their press conference,...

Detroit Lions Add Two Assistant Coaches, Eyeing Two More from Denver Broncos?
February 5th, 2014 at 7:38 PM
The Detroit Lions' new football staff was already decently full prior to the Super Bowl, but that hasn't stopped Jim Caldwell from trying to fill things out even further to his liking after the big game. ***PHOTO1*** Tuesday, Detroit announced that Tony Oden and Matt Raich would be joining Caldwell's Lions' staff....