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Lions notes: Jim Caldwell has the hottest seat in NFL

Not only does Jim Caldwell have the longest odds to win Coach of the Year, but he’s also the safe bet for the first head coach fired in 2016.

Detroit Lions Rookie Minicamp Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images
  • About a week ago, we revealed that Detroit Lions head coach had the longest odds to win NFL Coach of the Year. Now, it appears Caldwell also has the honor of having the shortest odds to be the first head coach fired this season. According to Bookmaker.eu, Caldwell stands alone at a moneyline of +370 (meaning a $10 bet would result in a $37 profit).

  • If the Lions are looking to upgrade their tight end position after Eric Ebron’s injury, it looks like they may have some company:

  • The Detroit Lions have photos from Tuesday’s joint practice with the Steelers.

  • One fan at practice on Tuesday asked Ebron about his injury, Ameer Abdullah butted in and had the perfect response:

  • Speaking of Ebron’s ankle, Insider Injuries, a site that uses data analytics and medical expertise to predict the impact of injuries, had this to say about his ankle:

You can read their full explanation here, but I would take this report with a grain of salt.

  • Happy birthday, Matt Prater: