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Lions coaching search: Detroit hires Jim Caldwell

The Detroit Lions have completed their coaching search by hiring Jim Caldwell as their new head coach.

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Lions keep Gunther Cunningham on coaching staff

Gunther Cunningham is staying with the Detroit Lions as a senior coaching assistant.

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Lions officially hire Jim Bob Cooter from Broncos

It's official: Jim Bob Cooter is the Detroit Lions' new quarterbacks coach.

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Lions expected to hire Jim Bob Cooter as QBs coach

The Detroit Lions are reportedly going to hire Denver Broncos assistant Jim Bob Cooter as their new quarterbacks coach.

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Lions add Devin Fitzsimmons to coaching staff

The Detroit Lions have reportedly hired another assistant coach.

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Lions looking to hire a couple Broncos assistants?

The Detroit Lions reportedly may be looking at hiring a couple Denver Broncos coaches.

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Report: Lions hire Tony Oden, Matt Raich

The Detroit Lions have reportedly added two more people to their coaching staff.

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Report: Lions hire Robert Prince as WRs coach

The Detroit Lions have reportedly hired their new wide receivers coach.

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Lions officially add Alan Williams to staff

The Detroit Lions have officially hired their new secondary coach.

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A closer look at Joe Lombardi's coaching career

A rundown of new Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi's coaching history.

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A look back at the Lions' coaching search

It's time to wrap up the Detroit Lions' coaching search.

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Lions to hire Alan Williams as secondary coach?

It looks as though the Detroit Lions have selected former Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator Alan Williams to be their secondary coach.

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A closer look at Teryl Austin's coaching career

A rundown of new Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin's coaching history.

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Lions to add Joe Lombardi as offensive coordinator

The Detroit Lions have decided to hire Joe Lombardi as their new offensive coordinator.

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Report: Lions interview Ken Zampese for OC job

The Detroit Lions have reportedly interviewed the Cincinnati Bengals' quarterbacks coach for their offensive coordinator job.

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Recapping Mayhew & Caldwell's Monday media session

A look at what Martin Mayhew and Jim Caldwell had to say on Monday night at the Senior Bowl.

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POLL: Do you approve of how Lions handled search?

Do you approve of how the Detroit Lions handled their coaching search? Vote now in our poll.

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Lions add Ron Prince to coaching staff

Rutgers offensive coordinator Ron Prince has been added to the Detroit Lions' coaching staff.

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Report: Lions interview Dowell Loggains

The Detroit Lions have reportedly interviewed former Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains.

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Five questions on Jim Caldwell with Stampede Blue

Pride Of Detroit caught up with Stampede Blue, SB Nation's Colts blog, to take a more in-depth look at Lions head coach Jim Caldwell.

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Lions hire Sheridan to coach LBs, add Austin as DC

The Detroit Lions have officially hired a new linebackers coach and a new defensive coordinator.

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Jeremiah Washburn, others retained by Lions

The Detroit Lions are bringing back offensive line coach Jeremiah Washburn and several other assistants.

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Report: Todd Downing not retained by Lions

The Detroit Lions have reportedly decided against retaining quarterbacks coach Todd Downing.

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Lions retain John Bonamego

The Detroit Lions have decided to keep special teams coordinator John Bonamego.

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Detroit Lions coaching staff tracker

Tracking the latest moves as the Detroit Lions fill out their coaching staff.

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Talking Vance Joseph, Bill Sheridan, Jim Tressel

Rumors are swirling about who the Detroit Lions might be adding to their coaching staff.

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Lions notes: Jim Caldwell gets four-year deal

Lions notes looks at Jim Caldwell's contract, Brian Xanders and more.

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Quotes from Jim Caldwell's introductory presser

A recap of Wednesday's Detroit Lions press conference at Ford Field.

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Lions to add Teryl Austin as defensive coordinator

Teryl Austin is reportedly set to become the Detroit Lions' new defensive coordinator.

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Lions had two finalists for head coaching job

The Detroit Lions' coaching search came down to two finalists.

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Report: Lions hoping to retain three assistants

The Detroit Lions' front office reportedly wants to keep three assistants from Jim Schwartz's coaching staff.

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Recapping Jim Caldwell's first presser with Lions

A look back at what was said during Jim Caldwell's first press conference as head coach of the Detroit Lions.

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Report: Jon Gruden was 'high' on Lions' list

It sounds like the Detroit Lions made a run at hiring Jon Gruden, but he wasn't interested in leaving ESPN.

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POLL: Do you approve of Jim Caldwell hire?

Do you approve of the Detroit Lions' decision to hire Jim Caldwell? Vote now in our poll.

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Jim Caldwell arrives in Detroit

Jim Caldwell flew into Detroit on Wednesday morning.

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Bill Lazor hired by Dolphins, not Lions

Detroit Lions offensive coordinator candidate Bill Lazor is headed to Miami.

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Lions notes: More on the Jim Caldwell hire

Lions notes looks at the Jim Caldwell hire, Nate Burleson, Dominic Raiola and more.

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Lions players react to Jim Caldwell hiring

Various Detroit Lions players chimed in on the hiring of head coach Jim Caldwell.

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A closer look at Jim Caldwell's coaching career

A rundown of new Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell's coaching history.

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Dungy thinks Lions have bright future w/Caldwell

Tony Dungy sees the Detroit Lions as a playoff team in 2014 after hiring Jim Caldwell.

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Lions complete underwhelming coaching search

The Detroit Lions' coaching search can be summed up in one word: underwhelming.

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Lions to add Lazor, Austin as coordinators?

The Detroit Lions have reportedly made a decision on their offensive coordinator and defensive coordinator.

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Lions officially announce hiring of Jim Caldwell

It's official: Jim Caldwell is the new head coach of the Detroit Lions.

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Report: Lions got outbid for Ken Whisenhunt

The Tennessee Titans reportedly made a much bigger offer to Ken Whisenhunt than the Detroit Lions.

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Who will be on Jim Caldwell's coaching staff?

Rumors are already swirling about who Jim Caldwell will have on his coaching staff with the Detroit Lions.

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Lions hire Jim Caldwell as head coach

The Detroit Lions have decided to hire Jim Caldwell as their new head coach.

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Rejected

The Detroit Lions lost out on Ken Whisenhunt. Let's have a sad together.

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Why did Ken Whisenhunt pick Titans over Lions?

Why did the Detroit Lions finish second in the Ken Whisenhunt sweepstakes? Here are some possible reasons.

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Lions interested in Dan Quinn?

Might the Detroit Lions have interest in the Seattle Seahawks' defensive coordinator?

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Report: Lions turn attention to Jim Caldwell

With Ken Whisenhunt no longer available, the Detroit Lions have reportedly turned their focus to Jim Caldwell.

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Ken Whisenhunt hired by Titans

The Detroit Lions' top coaching candidate has taken a job with the Tennessee Titans.

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Lions hoping to meet with Whisenhunt on Tuesday

According to a report, the Detroit Lions hope to speak with Ken Whisenhunt again on Tuesday.

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Lions preparing to send plane to San Diego?

We've reached the flight tracking phase of the Detroit Lions' coaching search.

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Where in the world is Ken Whisenhunt?

Ken Whisenhunt is not in Michigan right now, and he doesn't have a meeting scheduled with the Detroit Lions on Monday, according to a report.

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Ken Whisenhunt's decision coming soon?

It appears that a decision from Ken Whisenhunt may be coming pretty soon, and one rumor suggests he's having another meeting with the Detroit Lions on Monday.

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It's go time for Lions' coaching search

The San Diego Chargers' season is done and the Detroit Lions can now officially make a contract offer to coaching candidate Ken Whisenhunt.

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The latest on Ken Whisenhunt, Mike Munchak

A rundown of the latest Detroit Lions coaching search news, which involves Ken Whisenhunt and Mike Munchak.

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Whisenhunt remains clear favorite for Lions' job

Thursday's interview with Ken Whisenhunt seemingly solidified his status as the Detroit Lions' top coaching candidate.

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The latest on Ken Whisenhunt and the Lions

The Detroit Lions interviewed Ken Whisenhunt on Thursday, but where do things go from here?

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Five questions on Gary Kubiak with Battle Red Blog

Pride Of Detroit caught up with Battle Red Blog, SB Nation's Houston Texans blog, to take a more in-depth look at Lions coaching candidate Gary Kubiak.

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Comparing the Lions' head coaching candidates

A comparison of the Detroit Lions' four candidates for their head coaching job.

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Lions off to San Diego for Whisenhunt interview

The Detroit Lions are headed to San Diego to interview Ken Whisenhunt.

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Jay Gruden hired by Redskins

The Detroit Lions won't get a chance to interview Jay Gruden, as he's been hired by the Washington Redskins.

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Report: Jay Gruden to interview w/Lions on Friday

The Detroit Lions are reportedly going to speak with Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden on Friday.

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Lions interview Mike Munchak for head coaching job

The Detroit Lions interviewed Mike Munchak for their head coaching vacancy on Wednesday.

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Lions expected to interview Whisenhunt on Thursday

The Detroit Lions' interview schedule for their coaching search is taking shape.

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5 questions on Mike Munchak w/Music City Miracles

Pride Of Detroit caught up with Music City Miracles, SB Nation's Tennessee Titans blog, to take a more in-depth look at Lions coaching candidate Mike Munchak.

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Lions interview Gary Kubiak for head coaching job

The Detroit Lions reportedly interviewed Gary Kubiak for their head coaching job on Tuesday.

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Where Lions' coaching search stands as of Tuesday

A look at the latest developments in the Detroit Lions' coaching search.

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Stafford talks about role in coaching search

How involved is Matthew Stafford in the Detroit Lions' search for a new head coach? He talked about his role in the search on Monday.

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Report: Lions to interview Mike Munchak

The Detroit Lions are planning to bring in former Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak for an interview.

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A look at Ken Whisenhunt's tenure with Cardinals

A look back at what the Arizona Cardinals did with Ken Whisenhunt as head coach.

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Lions notes: Greg Roman, Jim Caldwell, more

Lions notes looks at Greg Roman, Jim Caldwell and much more.

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Lions not planning to interview Todd Bowles

The Detroit Lions don't have any plans to interview Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles.

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Detroit Lions coaching search tracker

A look at who might be in the mix for the Detroit Lions' head coaching job.

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Dungy is in Michigan, but not for Lions interview

Tony Dungy flew into Detroit on Monday, but not to interview with the Lions or anything like that.

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Lions request interview with Ken Whisenhunt

The Detroit Lions are reportedly planning to interview San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt.

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Lions request interview with Jay Gruden

The Detroit Lions have reportedly requested an interview with Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden.

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5 questions on Whisenhunt w/Revenge of the Birds

Pride Of Detroit caught up with Revenge of the Birds, SB Nation's Arizona Cardinals blog, to take a more in-depth look at Lions coaching candidate Ken Whisenhunt.

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Talking Tony Dungy, Ken Whisenhunt, Jim Caldwell

Jerry Mallory talks about Tony Dungy, Ken Whisenhunt, Jim Caldwell and the latest Detroit Lions coaching search news.

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Report: Lions' job is Ken Whisenhunt's to lose

All signs point to Ken Whisenhunt being the Detroit Lions' top coaching candidate.

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Report: Jay Gruden on Lions' coaching 'wish list'

The Detroit Lions reportedly have Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden on their coaching "wish list."

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Is Ken Whisenhunt the Lions' leading candidate?

According to a report, Ken Whisenhunt may be at the top of the Detroit Lions' list of coaching candidates.

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Lions 'in play' for Bob Stoops?

Could Oklahoma's Bob Stoops be an option for the Detroit Lions?

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Caldwell's interview included meeting w/Stafford

Matthew Stafford played a role in the Detroit Lions' interview with Jim Caldwell.

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Brian Billick not expecting to hear from Lions

Don't expect Brian Billick to be a candidate for the Detroit Lions' head coaching job.

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Lions interested in Mike Zimmer?

The Detroit Lions reportedly have interest in Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer.

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Lions interview Jim Caldwell for head coaching job

The Detroit Lions have officially interviewed Jim Caldwell for their vacant head coaching job.

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If Dungy were to unretire, he'd want Lions' job

Tony Dungy doesn't have any interest in returning to coaching, but if he did, he would want to take the Detroit Lions' head coaching job.

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5 questions on Jim Caldwell w/Baltimore Beatdown

Pride Of Detroit caught up with Baltimore Beat Down, SB Nation's Ravens blog, to take a more in-depth look at Lions coaching candidate Jim Caldwell.

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Ken Whisenhunt & Martin Mayhew are 'good friends'

Detroit Lions coaching candidate Ken Whisenhunt is "good friends" with general manager Martin Mayhew.

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Lions will interview Jim Caldwell on Friday

The Detroit Lions' first interview of their coaching search will reportedly be with Jim Caldwell on Friday.

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Lions have 'very strong' interest in Whisenhunt

The Detroit Lions reportedly have "very strong" interest in Ken Whisenhunt for their head coaching job.

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Who should be the next Lions head coach?

Who should be the next Detroit Lions head coach? Jerry Mallory looks at the different options.

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Recapping first few days of Lions' coaching search

A look at the developments from the first few days of the Detroit Lions' coaching search.

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Report: Lovie Smith will be next Bucs head coach

The Detroit Lions reportedly had a lot of interest in Lovie Smith, but he's going to be the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' next head coach.

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Could Gunther Cunningham return to Lions in 2014?

Don't close the door on the possibility of Gunther Cunningham returning as the Detroit Lions' defensive coordinator.

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An open letter to Lions coaching candidates

Why should candidates consider joining the Detroit Lions as their new head coach? Quite simply, this is currently one of the premier coaching vacancies in all of football.

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Lions to interview Caldwell; Cable not in the mix?

The Detroit Lions are reportedly scheduling an interview with Jim Caldwell, and they apparently don't have any interest in Tom Cable.

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Report: Bill O'Brien to Texans is done deal

Penn State's Bill O'Brien is headed to the Houston Texans.

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Updates on Shaw, Sumlin, O'Brien, Gase

The list of potential college coaching candidates for the Detroit Lions is shrinking, and one potential candidate isn't going to take any interviews until after his team's season is over.

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Add Jim Caldwell to the Lions' list of candidates?

The Detroit Lions may have Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell on their list of head coaching candidates.

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Lions interested in Tom Cable?

The Detroit Lions reportedly have interest in Seattle Seahawks assistant Tom Cable for their vacant head coaching job.

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Lions interested in Todd Bowles?

The Detroit Lions appear to be interested in speaking with Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles.

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Quotes from Monday's presser with Lewand, Mayhew

Following the firing of Jim Schwartz, the Detroit Lions' Tom Lewand and Martin Mayhew met with the media.

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Lions discuss plans for coaching search

A look at the Detroit Lions' plans for their coaching search.

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Do Lions have most attractive coaching vacancy?

The Detroit Lions may very well have the most attractive head coaching vacancy in all of the NFL.

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Scott Linehan, Tim Lappano let go by Lions

In addition to firing Jim Schwartz, the Detroit Lions have parted ways with Scott Linehan and Tim Lappano.

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Lions fire Jim Schwartz

Jim Schwartz has been fired by the Detroit Lions.

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Looking at potential Lions coaching candidates

A rundown of various coaches who could potentially be candidates to replace Jim Schwartz as the Detroit Lions' head coach if he is in fact fired.

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Rumor: Lions reach out to O'Brien, Kelly, Dungy

Let the Detroit Lions coaching rumors begin!

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Who should be top candidate in coaching search?

If the Detroit Lions fire Jim Schwartz, who should be the top candidate to replace him?

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Rumor: Lions' ideal target a younger college coach

If the Detroit Lions replace Jim Schwartz, they reportedly want to bring in a younger coach from the college ranks.

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Lions to pursue Brian Kelly if Schwartz is fired?

Rumors are already swirling about who the Detroit Lions' head coach will be in 2014.

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