Jim Caldwell

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Caldwell Says Matthew Stafford Was ‘At The Front Of The Line’ Of Cars After Detroit Bridge Collapse; Other Coaches Passed It Shortly Before

“He always gets in here really early as well,” Caldwell added. “But no [players or coaches] had any injuries or things of that nature … If that happened at rush hour, that would have been really difficult, so thank the Lord that most people came away safely.”

09/26/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 21:  Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions drops back to pass during the third quarter of the game against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on September 21, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Packers 19-7.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Aim For Better Protection Of Stafford, More Scoring Against Complex Jets Defense

“Our points will come, our yards will come, our stats will come, our numbers will be there,” Lions guard Rob Sims said.

CBS Detroit–09/25/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 08: Joseph Fauria #80 of the Detroit Lions carries the ball pursued by Jacquian Williams #57 and Jon Beason #52 of the New York Giants during the third quarter at Ford Field on September 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Fauria Misses Practice With Non-Football Injury; Ebron Expected To Take Larger Role

Caldwell said Fauria’s injury happened at home.

CBS Detroit–09/25/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 21:  Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell watches the action during the third quarter of the game against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on September 21, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Packers 19-7.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Caldwell Credits D-Line For Making Life Easier For Injury-Wracked Secondary

“I’m optimistic,” Caldwell said, “about where we are and what it looks like for us here going forward.”

CBS Detroit–09/25/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 21:  Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions drops back to pass during the third quarter of the game against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on September 21, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Packers 19-7.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Coach Looks To Fix Turnovers Problem

Spending three years coaching Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts gave Jim Caldwell plenty of experience leading a team built around a high-powered offense.

97.1 The Ticket–09/25/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 21: Don Carey #26 of the Detroit Lions celebrates a first quarter fumble return touchdown against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on September 21, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Defense Helps Lions Overcome Mistakes On Offense, Special Teams

“We haven’t arrived,” Lions coach Jim Caldwell said, “but I think our guys, in this particular game, we were headed in the right direction.”

CBS Detroit–09/21/2014

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 13:  Wide receiver Travis Benjamin #80 of the Cleveland Browns is tackled by linebacker DeAndre Levy #54 of the Detroit Lions at FirstEnergy Stadium on October 13, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

Often Overshadowed, DeAndre Levy Shines As Subtle Star For Lions Defense

“If they rob him of the Pro Bowl, I might go to the NFL office myself and figure out what’s going on,” linebacker Stephen Tulloch said.

CBS Detroit–09/19/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 22: Kerry Taylor #13 of the Jacksonville Jaguars can't hold onto the ball against Cassius Vaughn #29 of the Detroit Lions in the third quarter during a preseason game at Ford Field on August 22, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Caldwell On Secondary Injuries: ‘Nothing We Can’t Overcome’

“As long as we don’t give up big play touchdowns,” said defensive coordinator Teryl Austin, “we should have an opportunity to win.”

CBS Detroit–09/19/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 18: Jordy Nelson #87 runs for a first down as Chris Houston #23 of the Detroit Lions attempts to make the stop during the third quarter of the game at Ford Field on November 18, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Packers defeated the Lions 24-20. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Prepare For Dangerous Tandem Of Aaron Rodgers, Jordy Nelson

Against Nelson, the most the Lions can do is try to slow him down and prevent any game-wrecking plays, coordinator Teryl Austin said.

CBS Detroit–09/18/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 14:  Head coach Jim Caldwell of the Detroit Lions watches his team against the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Panthers won 24-7.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Caldwell Not Worried About How Much Stafford Targets Johnson

Jim Caldwell does not buy the narrative that Matthew Stafford has been forcing the ball to superstar wide receiver Calvin Johnson.

CBS Detroit–09/18/2014

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