Black Monday is here and the Detroit Lions were one of the handful of teams that will be making a head coaching change in 2018. The team announced early Monday morning that Jim Caldwell has been relieved of his duties. Offensive line coach Ron Prince has also been relieved of his duties, per reports, though the team has yet to confirm this.
Since the announcement, reports have been coming in at a breakneck pace regarding who the Lions will be targeting as a replacement. Here’s a recap of the news thus far:
- Lions request to interview 3 defensive coordinators (Wilks, Patricia, Vrabel)
- Teryl Austin to interview for the job
- Lions request to interview Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur
The Lions additionally announced that general manager Bob Quinn will meet with the local media at 2 p.m. ET to discuss the news. The team will live-stream the press conference online.
Quinn takes the podium, we will embed a live feed of the event below. Be sure to check in around 2 p.m. to watch.
Watch live as Lions' GM Bob Quinn addresses the media
Bob Quinn is live at the podiumPosted by Detroit Lions on Monday, January 1, 2018