Jim Caldwell

GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 16:  Quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions calls plays in a huddle in the third quarter against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium on November 16, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Lions Simplifying Offense In Preparation For Patriots Game

Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi will put 15 to 20 percent fewer plays on the call sheet for Sunday’s game.

CBS Detroit–11/20/2014

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)

Caldwell Says Stafford Improving, Team Working To Keep Him Clean

Caldwell said that, while it might be difficult for people outside the team to notice, Stafford has steadily gotten better this season.

CBS Detroit–11/20/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 09: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions looks up at the replay in the second quarter while playing the Miami Dolphins at Ford Field on November 09, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Detroit’s Passing Game Still A Work In Progress

Detroit’s defense is ranked No. 1 in the NFL, but the team’s inability to move the ball consistently is becoming a concern.

11/19/2014

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)

Caldwell Says Offense Fixable, Explains Why Stafford Only Threw To Tate Twice

Head coach Jim Caldwell noted Monday that there is not one particular area on offense the Lions need to shore up.

CBS Detroit–11/17/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 09: Matt Prater #5 of the Detroit Lions kicks a third quarter field goal that is blocked by the Miami Dolphins at Ford Field on November 09, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Detroit’s Fortunes Have Changed In Close Games

Detroit safety Glover Quin has become something of a locker room sage, regularly holding court with reporters and dispensing wisdom about the NFC North leaders.

97.1 The Ticket–11/14/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 19: head coach Jim Caldwell of the Detroit Lions looks on during the second quarter while playing the New Orleans Saints at Ford Field on October 19, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Caldwell Downplays Difference He Has Made For Lions

“Overall, they’ve taken it upon themselves to look at themselves and say … ‘We’re going to be a little bit different,’” Caldwell said.

CBS Detroit–11/13/2014

GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 15:  Wide receiver Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions catches a touchdown pass in front of cornerback Patrick Peterson #21 of the Arizona Cardinals in the first half at University of Phoenix Stadium on September 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Matchup Between Lions WRs, Cardinals CBs Features Some Of NFL’s Best

Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate present quite the challenge for defenses. Patrick Peterson and Antonio Cromartie do the same for offenses.

CBS Detroit–11/12/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 15:  Larry Warford #75 of the Detroit Lions stands on the sideline during their game against the Oakland Raiders during their preseason game at O.co Coliseum on August 15, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Caldwell Says Warford’s Injury Not Season-Ending

“He’s making progress,” Caldwell said. “If we have a guy that’s not going to be back for the entire year, we’re going to tell you.”

CBS Detroit–11/12/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 19: head coach Jim Caldwell of the Detroit Lions looks on during the second quarter while playing the New Orleans Saints at Ford Field on October 19, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Caldwell On Playoff Fever: ‘Our Guys Certainly Aren’t Entertaining That’

Playoff fever has run rampant among Lions fans. Head coach Jim Caldwell has no plans to let it spread throughout the organization.

CBS Detroit–11/10/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 15:  Larry Warford #75 of the Detroit Lions stands on the sideline during their game against the Oakland Raiders during their preseason game at O.co Coliseum on August 15, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Caldwell Says Status Of Warford, Waddle Still Uncertain

Following another bout with the injury bug, the Lions may be playing the Cardinals and the Patriots without Warford and Waddle.

CBS Detroit–11/10/2014

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