Jim Caldwell

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 05: head coach Jim Caldwell of the Detroit Lions looks on during the third quarter while playing the Buffalo Bills at Ford Field on October 05, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Caldwell Fires Back At NFL.Com Story About Megatron: ‘We’ve Never, Ever Considered Him … A Decoy’

“You’ve never heard me ever use the term ‘decoy,'” Caldwell said.

CBS Detroit–10/09/2014

Kicker Matt Prater #5 of the Denver Broncos kicks a 32 yard field goal as Britton Colquitt #4 holds the ball against the Houston Texans in the first quarter during a preseason game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on August 23, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Matt Prater Discusses Struggles With Alcohol, Says He Will Not Let Lions Down

Lions coach Jim Caldwell would not provide specifics about his hour-long talk with Matt Prater, but he said he believes in second chances.

CBS Detroit–10/08/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 05: head coach Jim Caldwell of the Detroit Lions looks on during the third quarter while playing the Buffalo Bills at Ford Field on October 05, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

5 Detroit Sports Quotes Of The Day 10-6-14

“You know I don’t talk about injuries unless a guy is going to miss the year, and unfortunately that’s Derrick Green. He broke his clavicle late in the football game.”

97.1 The Ticket–10/06/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 21: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions tries to avoid the tackle by Tramon Williams #38 of the Green Bay Packers in the fourth quarter at Ford Field on September 21, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan the lions win 19-7. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Caldwell Says He Will Strongly Consider Sitting Calvin Johnson

Johnson had 19 catches for 329 yards in Detroit’s first three games. In the last two weeks, he has caught just three passes for 19 yards.

CBS Detroit–10/06/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 05: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions looks to throw a second quarter pass against the Buffalo Bills at Ford Field on October 05, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Lack Of Protection, Injuries Derail Lions In Ugly Loss To Bills

Stafford completed 18 of 31 passes, had to scramble frequently, threw an interception and took six sacks.

CBS Detroit–10/05/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 21: DeAndre Levy #54 of the Detroit Lions celebrates after tackling Eddie Lacy #27 of the Green Bay Packers for a safety during the second quarter of the game at Ford Field on September 21, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

DeAndre Levy Credits Change In Mindset For Better Play Over Past 2 Seasons

Levy said he decided about two years ago that he wanted to be more than just another NFL player.

CBS Detroit–10/03/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 08:  Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions celebrates with Golden Tate #15 after a 35-14 win over the New York Giants at Ford Field on September 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Caldwell Expects Tate Will Play Sunday, Says ‘We’ll See’ About Johnson

Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate, the top two wide receivers for the Detroit Lions, both missed some practice time this week due to injuries.

CBS Detroit–10/03/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 15:  Head Coach Jim Caldwell of the Detriot Lions looks on during their preseason game against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on August 15, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Caldwell Explains Why Game Planning For Orton Presents Challenge

Jim Caldwell has zero interest in projecting whether the Lions can finish the season strong after winning three of their first four games.

CBS Detroit–10/02/2014

(Photo; Charlie Langton)

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

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