Jim Caldwell

GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 16:  Head coach Jim Caldwell of the Detroit Lions watches the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals from the sidelines at the University of Phoenix Stadium on November 16, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Despite Suh’s Departure, Lions Hoping To Build On 2014

“The guys have come back in better shape,” coach Jim Caldwell said earlier this offseason.

97.1 The Ticket–07/29/2015

CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 21: Head coach Jim Caldwell of the Detroit Lions on the sidelines during the second quarter at Soldier Field on December 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Detroit Lions Capsules

Made playoffs in coach Jim Caldwell’s first season and had chance to win NFC North before losing at Green Bay in Week 17.

97.1 The Ticket–07/27/2015

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 27: Jason Jones #91 of the Detroit Lions sacks quarterback Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears during the fourth quarter of the game at Ford Field on November 27 , 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Bears 34-17. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Jason Jones Misses Minicamp But Should Be Ready For Start Of Season

After missing most of the 2013 season with injury, Jones started all 16 games for the Lions last year.

CBS Detroit–06/18/2015

Detroit Lions owner Martha Ford walks with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell at the owners meetings at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix. (Photo by Ashley Dunkak/CBS Detroit)

Martha Ford Enjoying Involvement With Lions, Optimistic For 2015 Season

“I really enjoy it,” Ford said Tuesday, discussing her involvement as the owner of the team. “It’s been part of my life.”

CBS Detroit–06/16/2015

ARLINGTON, TX - JANUARY 04:  Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions reacts after throwing a touchdown pass to Golden Tate #15 of the Detroit Lions against the Dallas Cowboys during the first half of their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at AT&T Stadium on January 4, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Orlovsky Says Stafford Looking Much More Comfortable In Offense

“We would have never been able to do that last year, not even in December,” Orlovsky said, describing a play Stafford made in practice.

CBS Detroit–06/11/2015

The Detroit Lions offensive line goes through drills during the team's sixth OTA practice. (Photo by Ashley Dunkak/CBS Detroit)

Caldwell Happy To Have College, High School Coaches Watch Lions Practice

“I really believe in allowing guys to come in and see what we do,” Jim Caldwell said. “It helped me out tremendously in my career.”

CBS Detroit–06/05/2015

ARLINGTON, TX - JANUARY 04:  Ezekiel Ansah #94 of the Detroit Lions celebrates as Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys is near during the second half of their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at AT&T Stadium on January 4, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

Ansah Aiming For Greatness

“I don’t put numbers on what I’m trying to accomplish,” defensive end Ziggy Ansah said Thursday. “I’m just trying to be the greatest.”

CBS Detroit–06/05/2015

Offensive linemen prepare for drills on day one of the Detroit Lions' rookie minicamp. (Photo by Ashley Dunkak/CBS Detroit)

After Day One Of Rookie Minicamp, Caldwell Impressed By Focus Of Players

“I think overall they did a pretty nice job,” Caldwell said. “It’s a great group of guys, very attentive, very focused, very serious group.”

CBS Detroit–05/08/2015

Offensive lineman Laken Tomlinson of Duke in action during the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 20, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Intelligence, Ambition Among Attributes That Attracted Lions To Laken Tomlinson

Eventually, Tomlinson wants to go to medical school and become a neurosurgeon, but first he will play guard for the Detroit Lions.

CBS Detroit–05/01/2015

FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 8:  Tyler Lockett #16 of the Kansas State Wildcats runs for a 70 yard touchdown catch against the TCU Horned Frogs during the 1st quarter on November 8, 2014 at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Lockett’s Visit With Lions Included Reviewing Film With Lombardi, Meeting With Marciano

“I think that they really liked me,” Lockett said, “and I really had a great time with them.”

CBS Detroit–04/17/2015

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