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Lions hire Jim Caldwell as head coach

Discussion in 'Football: NFL, College, High School' started by Clutch, Jan 14, 2014.

  1. Clutch

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Detroit Lions are hiring Jim Caldwell as their head coach, per a league source.</p>&mdash; Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) <a href="https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/statuses/423141936958930944">January 14, 2014</a></blockquote>
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  2. Joshfast

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    Hope that means Mike and Bruce are coming to Houston to coach the Oline!
     
  3. UtilityPlayer

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    Lions have so much talent on offense and defense sides of the ball.
     
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    He's still up for the Cleveland job. But that's the last one because he's not up for the Minnesota vacancy.
     
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    That would be Crazy for the Browns to Hire Munchak, Especially when they have been called the 3 Stooges running the office.. Can you imagine they fired a 1 yr coach , to hire another recent fired HC, who has already interview for the OL opening in Houston..

    I would bet they are holding out for Gase (Broncos) or The Seahawks Coordinators... Wouldnt be suprosed if Munchak agrees with texans soon.
     
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    From 2003-present, Peyton has failed to win 12 games once. Jim Caldwell was the Head Coach that season.

    Jim Caldwell went 26-63 as a HC at Wake Forest. His Predecessor went 29-36-2, and his successor went 77-82.

    Jim Caldwell's one season without Manning he was 2-14.

    The Ravens offense was terrible this year. Flacco was awful, and Ray Rice fell off a cliff.
     
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    Feel bad for Lions fans. :eek:

    Still surprised Whisenhunt spurned them for Tennessee.

    Jim Caldwell? Tough sell.
     
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    Lions management must be exceptionally bad to work with for Whiz to pass on that roster. I also have a really had time believing that Caldwell will get the most out of that team.
     
  9. tmoney1101

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    Thought it might be Zimmer.
     
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    Zimmer is probably going to Minnesota.


    Unless of course he doesn't, ha.
     
  11. Ziggy

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    I don't get why these teams are shuffling bad coaches around. Are there only 4 candidates in the entire world available? This is stupid.
     
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    Pee pee coaching games that have gone on for years.
     
  13. Rocket River

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    Without Manning but WITH WHO?
    6 Dan Orlovsky
    7 Curtis Painter

    [We 2-14 with our starting QB availab . . . most of the season
    I guess Kubiak should never get another shot]

    Ravens won a superbowl when he got there. . . Indie got a superbowl with him there if I am not mistaken

    Rocket River
     
  14. Kim

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    The whole coaching pool has been blah this off-season. B.O.B. seems to be the hot shot rising star of the group. Now, none of this shine or lack thereof will have any bearing on their success. Just saying, it's hard to be that amped as fans of the Lions, Skins, Bucs, Titans...Texans probably won in that department, but again, it matters not.
     
  15. juicystream

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    So? The worst season from a Peyton Manning team i the past decade, one winning season in 8 seasons at Wake Forest, and one awful season season in the NFL without Manning.

    They did win the Super Bowl in Baltimore, but they also saw Flacco and Ray Rice have the worst years of their careers in Caldwell's first full season. You look back when he was QB coach in Tampa, and Brad Johnson struggled.
     
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    As a Bears fan I was happy about this hire.....
     

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