Lions Praise Cooter For Improved OffensePre-Cooter, the Lions averaged 68 yards on the ground per game. Post-Cooter, they’re averaging 100.7 a game.
Caldwell: No Regrets Over Not Promoting Cooter Sooner"It’s a difficult transition, what we’re going through right now even just in terms of our offensive system and how it’s functioning. It’s an unusual change.”
Cooter On Bell, Abdullah: 'There's Certain Run Schemes We Like With Different Guys'“When you feel secure that the guy you’re handing the ball to is going to have it at the end of the play and it’s not going to end up on the ground, it’s a lot easier to call that run for that guy."
Cooter Adjusting As OC, Says Abdullah Will See Bigger Role In Lions' Offense"There’s some things I would definitely – some calls I would like back, some calls that I could improve.”
Stafford's Intelligence In Question? 'Hogwash,' Says CaldwellLions head coach Jim Caldwell said it was “hogwash” that the team was frustrated with Matthew Stafford’s intelligence.
Cooter: It's As Much Stafford's Offense 'As It Is Mine'“He (Stafford) has done a good job of telling me plays he likes or plays he doesn’t like or maybe we should run this route at this depth instead of that depth."
Caldwell: Jim Bob Cooter, Ron Prince Have What It TakesCaldwell compared the relationship between Cooter and Stafford to the one that he himself had with quarterback Joe Flacco in Baltimore.
Ebron: 'You Give The Quarterback What He Wants' As Cooter Takes Over Offense“He (Cooter) knows what Matt likes, what Matt likes to do and what Matt wants. So that’s really how the offense works – you give the quarterback what he wants."
Lions Hope To Change Losing Ways In LondonFirst a new offensive coordinator, now a new continent.
What To Know About New Lions Offensive Coordinator Jim Bob CooterThe 31-year-old has worked with Peyton Manning in both Indianapolis and Denver, and is now tasked with running a competent offense in Detroit and bringing the best out of Matthew Stafford.
Report: Lions Block Bears From Interviewing Quarterbacks Coach Jim Bob CooterIn Cooter's first season as a quarterback coach, passer Matthew Stafford increased his accuracy and reduced his turnovers.
Lions Announce Hiring Of Cooter Jim Bob Cooter has been hired as quarterbacks coach for the Detroit Lions.