Jim Caldwell

The Lions Tim Wright at practice in Allen Park. (Photo: Ashley Scoby, CBS Detroit)

With Trade For Tim Wright, Lions Keeping Options Open At Tight End

But for now, Wright is seen as the kind of tight end that can be an option in the offense, especially after tight ends have struggled in Detroit in recent years. Tight ends accounted for two touchdowns last season (Fauria had one and Eric Ebron the other).


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Undrafted Rookie Zach Zenner Continuing To Impress Before Initial Roster Cuts

“He doesn’t get too much into the media and wanting to be the big guy. He just wants the opportunity to come out here and play. That’s what I like about him.”

97.1 The Ticket–08/30/2015

CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 21:  Joique Bell #35 of the Detroit Lions reacts after scoring a touchdown during the second half of the game against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on December 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Injuries Piling Up As Lions Prepare To Face Jacksonville On Friday

“This time of year particularly, when you get as many guys banged up as we’ve got banged up of late in the last week and a half or so those things enter in, so it changes it up a little bit.”

97.1 The Ticket–08/26/2015

ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 17: Detroit Lions first year head coach Jim Caldwell watches the action during Rookie Minicamp on May 17, 2014 in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Jim Caldwell Expresses Confidence In Cris Carter, Says ‘Fall Guy’ Comments Were A ‘Blip’

“I’ll tell you also, I know Cris Carter. And Cris Carter is a really strong, stand-up guy that has a lot of passion and emotion for this game.”


NEW ORLEANS, LA - NOVEMBER 06: Lance Moore #16 of the New Orleans Saints pulls in this touchdown reception against E.J. Biggers #31 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 6, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Lions Receiver Lance Moore Gets Time Off For Newborn Daughter; Caldwell Says ‘I’m Big On Fatherhood’

“Some things are a little more important than what’s going on at work.”


GREEN BAY, WI - DECEMBER 28:   Jordy Nelson #87 of the Green Bay Packers tries to avoid the tackle of  Darius Slay #23 of the Detroit Lions in the second quarter at Lambeau Field on December 28, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Lions Not Underestimating A Packers Team Without Jordy Nelson

“The best guy on the team is Aaron Rodgers and he’s still playing, so call me when Aaron Rodgers goes down.”


GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 16:  Tackle LaAdrian Waddle #66 of the Detroit Lions during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on November 16, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona.  The Cardinals defeated the Lions 14-6.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Lions Activate LaAdrian Waddle, Jason Jones

Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell had a big smile after practice Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–08/24/2015

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 14: Darius Slay #23 of the Detroit Lions gets the crowd pumped up during the fourth quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on December 14, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Vikings 16-14. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Jim Caldwell Happy With Darius Slay’s Maturation, Confidence

“You could see that Darius had a lot of talent and ability, and he’s just been maturing and functioning better all the time,” Caldwell said.

97.1 The Ticket–08/18/2015

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 23:  Head coach Jim Caldwell of the Detroit Lions reacts during the second quarter against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on November 23, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Detroit Lions Open Training Camp Optimistic

Jim Caldwell couldn’t stop smiling Sunday afternoon.

97.1 The Ticket–08/03/2015

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