Tigeraholic1

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About Tigeraholic1

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  1. His record does not represent how good of a coach he was during his tenure.
  2. Wayne Fontes was better than his record.
  3. Caldwell has the best winning percentage of any coach for the Lions in the super bowl era 27-21 .563. Let that sink in for a moment....
  4. http://www.freep.com/story/sports/nfl/lions/2017/01/04/jim-caldwell-job-status/96145948/ After leading the Detroit Lions to the playoffs two times in the last three years, Jim Caldwell will return for a fourth season as head coach. ESPN reported this morning, citing a team official, that Caldwell's job is not in jeopardy once the season ends. Neither Lions general manager Bob Quinn nor team president Rod Wood returned text messages this morning seeking comment, and Quinn said last week that he didn't plan to talk with reporters about the subject until after the season. The Lions play the Seattle Seahawks in a wildcard playoff game at 8:15 p.m. Saturday at CenturyLink Field. Related: Lions' Golden Tate heading back to where it began a better receiver Seidel: Time for Lions QB Stafford to take next step, win playoff game Caldwell's future had been the subject of constant speculation as the Lions stumbled to three straight losses to end the regular season and failed to win their first division title in 23 years despite leading the NFC North by two games with three to play. Caldwell is entering the final season of a contract he signed in 2014, when Martin Mayhew and Tom Lewand ran the organization, and the new Lions brass of Quinn and Wood had not backed him publicly for next fall despite repeated questions. With a 27-21 record, Caldwell's .563 winning percentage is the best among full-time Lions coaches in the Super Bowl era. Only Gary Moeller, who went 4-3 as interim Lions head coach in 2000, has a better winning percentage than Caldwell. Asked several questions about his job security at his news conference Tuesday, Caldwell declined to say what assurances if any he'd been given about his future. "You know what, it’s not about me," Caldwell said. "I’m more interested in this team and that focus. In our business, our business is always skepticism and those kinds of things. It’s a challenging business. That’s what makes it fun. It’s not for the faint of heart. You better be willing to take on challenges and understand that you’re expected to win.” Related: Report: Chargers want to interview Lions assistant Teryl Austin Coming off best season, Seahawks’ Cliff Avril to face ex-team in Lions Caldwell used a golf analogy to make a case for why he should return for a fourth season despite the Lions' late-season struggles. The team finished 9-7 after after starting 9-4. In 2014, the Lions went 11-5 and made the playoffs in Caldwell's first season as coach, and last year they rebounded from a 1-7 start to finish 7-9. “Some of you guys probably play a little golf from time to time and it’s kind of like a golf game," Caldwell said. "You’ve got a 494-yard Par 4 and you hit it off the tee, some guys hit it right down the middle and then maybe hit a three wood to the green or a five wood in some cases. Some guys are like me, they hit it in the woods and they might have to hit it between two trees in order to get it on the green. But the fact of the matter is we’re still on in two. We’re on in regulation, everybody’s putting for birdie and that’s kind of what making the (playoffs) is, right? ... Everybody’s still got a chance, no matter how you got here.” Caldwell has been a favorite among players during his time in Detroit, and Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford called Caldwell "an honest. guy, an up-front guy" on Tuesday. "I think he’s a heck of a coach," Stafford said. "I enjoy playing for him. Those decisions (to bring him back or not) aren’t made by me, but I’m sure it’s something you guys love bringing up all the time." Contact Dave Birkett: dbirkett@freepress.com. Follow him on Twitter @davebirkett.
  5. Lions at Cowboys - Week 16 ATI Injury Report Detroit Lions POS. NAME INJURY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY STATUS RB Theo Riddick Wrist NP NP CB Darius Slay Hamstring NP NP C Travis Swanson Concussion NP NP DE Ezekiel Ansah Shoulder LP LP LB DeAndre Levy Knee LP LP S Rafael Bush Back LP FP DT Haloti Ngata Quad LP FP QB Matthew Stafford Right finger FP FP DT Khyri Thornton Illness NP FP Dallas Cowboys POS. NAME INJURY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY STATUS CB Morris Claiborne Groin NP NP DL Tyrone Crawford Shoulder/Hamstring NP NP LB Justin Durant Elbow NP NP DE DeMarcus Lawrence Back NP NP QB Mark Sanchez Not injury related Not listed NP T Tyron Smith Back/Knee NP NP DT Cedric Thornton Ankle NP NP DE Jack Crawford Foot LP LP LB Sean Lee Knee LP LP WR Dez Bryant Back FP FP S Barry Church Forearm FP FP G Ronald Leary Back FP FP S J.J. Wilcox Thigh FP FP
  6. AP ruled out......
  7. Tim TwentymanVerified account‏@ttwentyman No C Travis Swanson, RB Theo Riddick, CB Darius Slay or DT Khyri Thornton at open Lions practice today. Riddick was running off to the side
  8. I turn 40 next month........... I only run in the hopes to prolong my life.
  9. I hate running as well. I run up and down my basement flight of stairs as part of my workout. I do not enjoy but you get the most bang for your buck that way.
  10. Fitbits I get. My wife and daughter use them to count steps. They serve a practical purpose and tell time. Apple watch (and other smart watches) and Fitbit have two drastically different buyer motivations.
  11. I never got what is so great about these watches, on top of that the price point.
  12. I know, truth be told I did (quickly mind you) check my math while I was posting so I would not get called out lol....
  13. Levy not ruled out! Still not a sure thing but right direction.... Detroit Lions POS. NAME INJURY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY STATUS DE Ezekiel Ansah ankle LP LP FP Questionable S Don Carey hamstring LP LP LP Questionable WR Marvin Jones Jr. thigh LP LP LP Questionable LB DeAndre Levy knee LP LP LP Questionable RB Theo Riddick ankle LP LP LP Questionable LB Tahir Whitehead knee LP LP LP Questionable
  14. Not sure what your point is here. Said worker has worked for 20 plus years (notice I did not try to do real math here) climbing the merit ladder inside the plant he/she worked at. Why would you in the middle of this process make the decision to start going to night school at a state college for a AD in business or something around those lines? If the company your work for did not require it?