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Jim Caldwell talks defensive scheme, Riley Reiff's position, more

On Wednesday, Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell answered questions about the team's defensive scheme, which position Riley Reiff will play and several other notable topics.

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Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell met with the media on Wednesday morning at the NFL owners meetings, and he touched on several notable topics. Below is a recap of what he had to say.

On the Lions' defensive scheme:

On his new defensive tackles:

On the departures of Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley:

On which position Riley Reiff will play in 2015:

On LaAdrian Waddle's status:

On the offensive line as a whole:

On Matthew Stafford and the Lions' other quarterbacks:

On Eric Ebron's offseason:

On Brandon Pettigrew:

On potentially signing Ray Rice:

On Jim Washburn:

On Stephen Tulloch and Tahir Whitehead:

On Theo Riddick's role in the offense:

On Ryan Broyles' future:

On Golden Tate and his potential role on special teams:

On the Lions' offense in 2015:

On the 2015 NFL Draft:

And finally, on Jim Harbaugh returning to Michigan:

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