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Detroit Lions fire offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi, offensive line coaches Jeremiah Washburn, Terry Heffernan

The Detroit Lions have reportedly fired some of their offensive coaching staff.

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Josh Katzenstein of The Detroit News is reporting that the Detroit Lions are moving on from offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi and offensive line coaches Jeremiah Washburn and Terry Heffernan.

The move doesn't come as much of a surprise as the Lions' offense has taken major steps back this season, despite a roster full of offensive weapons. Stay tuned for more news as it becomes available.


The Lions have already made a decision as to who will fill the vacated roles in the interim:

According to Dave Birkett, a decision has not been made about play-calling, but expect Jim Caldwell to take the reigns.

UPDATE #2: The Lions will be holding a press conference shortly. You can watch it live here.

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