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  1. How Lombardi might impact Stafford

    Tom Carpenter

    Jim Caldwell's experience with quarterbacks -- especially with one Peyton Manning -- was a key reason why the Detroit Lions hired him to replace Jim Schwartz as their head coach. They want to bring the best out of quarterback Matthew Stafford, which ...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  2. Before you bury the Jim Caldwell hire ...

    Mike Sando

    The Detroit Lions offered what many around the NFL thought was one of the two best coaching opportunities this offseason, rivaled only by what Houston could offer. Their next head coach was going to benefit from stable ownership, a relatively new sta...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  3. Replacement options if DC Zimmer leaves

    Tom Carpenter

    Mike Zimmer is slated to have a second interview next week with the Minnesota Vikings, and he remains in the mix for the Tennessee Titans' vacancy. To whom might the Cincinnati Bengals turn to replace Zimmer, if they lose their defensive coordinator?...

    Blog | January 12, 2014
  4. Lions focused on former head coaches?

    Tom Carpenter

    The Detroit Lions have been taking their time interviewing candidates to replace deposed head coach Jim Schwartz, though candidates are starting to pile up. They have spoken with Jim Caldwell, Ken Whisehunt remains the front-runner, and they hope to ...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  5. Top head coach candidates

    Tom Carpenter

    Black Monday brought four NFL head coach firings, as Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz, Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano, Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier and Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan were let go. They joined Cleveland Brow...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  6. NFL - Remedies for Lions, Dolphins, Ravens and Week 17's worst ha...

    Matt Williamson

    Matt Williamson points out the three NFL teams that should feel the worst after watching strong playoff shots slip away, and offers fixes for how each team can avoid similar disappointment in 2014.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2013
  7. Will Lions fire Jim Schwartz?

    Tom Carpenter

    Detroit Lions ownership is "on the fence" about Jim Schwartz's job status, but it is "leaning towards keeping him," league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter . Some members of the Lions coaching staff expect to be fired in the coming days...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  8. QB guru for Matthew Stafford?

    Tom Carpenter

    Odds are that if (when?) Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz is fired after the regular season is over, he will be replaced with a coach who has a game plan for getting QB Matthew Stafford to perform at his full potential. He is as talented as nearly...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  9. Coaching hot seat watch

    Tom Carpenter

    Black Monday is just five days away. That's when the witching hour will occur and at least a handful of NFL coaches will be fired. Several more may be shown the door soon thereafter. Last season, eight coaches lost their jobs, and we could see a simi...

    Blog | December 24, 2013
  10. Schwartz all but gone?

    Tom Carpenter

    Sunday morning, we noted that Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz appeared to be in a "make the playoffs or get fired" situation. Well, the Lions lost in embarrassing fashion and are officially out of the playoff race, even though the Green Bay Packers ...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  11. Latest buzz on Schwartz's job security

    Tom Carpenter

    We know that Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz is firmly on the hot seat, as his team has crumbled lately. Per ESPN NFL Insider Ed Werder, Schwartz was nearly fired last season, too. "Then, there's the fact that Schwartz was nearly fired last year,...

    Blog | December 22, 2013
  12. Head coaches on the hot seat

    Tom Carpenter

    With 15 weeks in the books, there are a handful of NFL head coaches who need a strong finish from their teams to avoid the ax at season's end. New York Jets coach Rex Ryan and Tennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak are not among those whose seats are re...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  13. MNF key for Jim Schwartz's job security

    Tom Carpenter

    The Detroit Lions just can't keep from stepping all over themselves this season. When they were 6-3, it looked like they were going to run away with the NFC North. Since then, though, the Lions have lost three of their last four games. If they lose t...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  14. Coaching hot seats

    Tom Carpenter

    During our weekly look at the hottest coaching seats in the NFL last week, I had Gary Kubiak atop the list. After the Houston Texans lost to the Jacksonville Jaguars Thursday for the second time in three weeks, they finally pulled the plug on Kubiak'...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  15. Is Jim Schwartz's job on the line?

    Tom Carpenter

    I have yet to place Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz on my weekly coaching hot list this season. There was little reason to do so, since the team started off 6-3 and pushed their way to the top of the NFC North. However, they have lost three of their...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  16. Rookie Review: Ziggy Ansah

    Kevin Weidl

    During head coach Jim Schwartz's current tenure with the Lions, it has been no secret that one of his main philosophies has been to build up a disruptive defensive front line. This was a formula Schwartz saw plenty of success using during his seven-s...

    Blog | December 02, 2013