Jim Caldwell

CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 15: Matt Forte #22 of the Chicago Bears runs the ball during the first quarter of a game against the New Orleans Saints at Soldier Field on December 15, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

For Lions, First Priority Against Bears Will Be Stopping Matt Forte

A seven-year veteran, Forte has racked up 932 yards on 230 carries this season.

CBS Detroit–12/19/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 09: Dominic Raiola #51 and Travis Swanson #64 of the Detroit Lions celebrates the game winning touchdown during the fourth quarter of the game against the Miami Dolphins at Ford Field on November 09 , 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Dolphins 20-16. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

With A Heart For Detroit, Raiola Is Much More Than The Sum Of His Miscues

A three-time game captain for the Lions this season, Raiola might be one of the most beloved players in the locker room. Outside, he might be considered one of the most polarizing given his history of coarse interactions with fans.

CBS Detroit–12/19/2014

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 14: Head coach Jim Caldwell of the Detroit Lions looks on during the game against the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on December 14, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Detroit Lions win 16-14 over the Minnesota Vikings. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

A Look At NFL’s Most Underappreciated, Overblown

On the other hand, Jim Caldwell (Detroit) and Bill O’Brien (Houston) have done a fine job in Year 1.

97.1 The Ticket–12/19/2014

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 7: Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell exchanges post game hand shakes with Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith at Ford Field on December 7, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Buccaneers 34-17.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Top 5 Lions Quotes Of The Week

“They might not go if they don’t start focusing in on this next game either. That’s a point to make.”

97.1 The Ticket–12/18/2014

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 23:  Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions passes the ball during the third quarter against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on November 23, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Turnover-Conscious Approach Key For Stafford, Lions

The Lions rank sixth in the league in turnover margin with eight more takeaways than giveaways.

CBS Detroit–12/18/2014

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 09: Quarterback  Jimmy Clausen #8 of the Chicago Bears looks to pass in the fourth quarter against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on November 9, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Green Bay Packers defeat the Chicago Bears 55 to 14. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Caldwell Says Lions Have To End Streak Of Backup QBs Giving Them Trouble

Clausen has played in only three games for the Bears this season, attempting just nine passes and completing three.

CBS Detroit–12/18/2014

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 10: A flyover during the national anthem before the game between the Chicago Bears and the Detroit Lions on November 10, 2013 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Detroit Lions defeated the Chicago Bears 21-19. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Lions To Test ‘Indoor Team With Outdoor Mentality’ Mantra In Chicago

Caldwell said weather does not impact games as much as it once did.

CBS Detroit–12/17/2014

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 07: Andre Fluellen #96 and DeAndre Levy #54 of the Detroit Lions reacts to a second quarter fumble while playing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Ford Field on December 07, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Fluellen On His Up-And-Down NFL Journey: ‘It’s Kind Of A Testimony For Other People’

The Lions have signed or re-signed Fluellen eight times. Accordingly, Fluellen has been cut many times; he does not even know how many.

CBS Detroit–12/16/2014

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 14: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions calls the play in the huddle during the second 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)

Caldwell Compares Looking Ahead To Playoffs To Texting And Driving

With the Detroit Lions at 10-4, Caldwell has taken many questions that begin “We know you won’t look ahead to the playoffs, but … “

CBS Detroit–12/15/2014

NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 30: Jarryd Hayne of the Eels in action during the round 25 NRL match between the Newcastle Knights and the Parramatta Eels at Hunter Stadium on August 30, 2014 in Newcastle, Australia.  (Photo by Ashley Feder/Getty Images)

Caldwell On Interest In Jarryd Hayne: ‘We Take A Look At A Lot Of Different People’

While Hayne came by Allen Park, he did not work out for the team.

CBS Detroit–12/15/2014




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