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Joe Lombardi

CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 15: Quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions looks for a pass during the first half against the Cleveland Browns of a preseason at FirstEnergy Stadium on August 15, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Lombardi Says Stafford Working On Footwork, Progressing Quickly

Evidently, Stafford has met and even exceeded Lombardi’s expectations.

CBS Detroit–05/28/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 28: Eric Ebron #85 of the North Carolina Tar Heels celebrates after defeating the Cincinnati Bearcats 39-17 at Bank of America Stadium on December 28, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Caldwell, Lombardi Discuss How Lions Will Use Ebron In New Offense

The Detroit Lions love the possibilities that come with their new tight end Eric Ebron.

CBS Detroit–05/09/2014

Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions runs for a third quarter touchdown . (FILE Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Looking For ‘Character Factor,’ Players Who Finish Games Well

Sheldon White, the vice president of pro personnel for the Detroit Lions, has an easier job now than he did a few years ago.

CBS Detroit–04/15/2014

PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 17: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions celebrates a second quarter touchdown with Matthew Stafford #9 while playing the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field on November 17, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Stafford: ‘Nobody Puts More Pressure On Me Than I Do’

“I want to be as good as I can possibly be, and not for myself but to help this team win. That’s the No. 1 goal.”

CBS Detroit–04/10/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 28: Reggie Bush #21 of the Detroit Lions reacts after a second quarter reception and long run while playing the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on November 28, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Reggie Bush Says Fullback Could Help Him And Joique Bell

Without a fullback in 2013, Bush and Bell combined for 1,656 rushing yards and 1,053 receiving yards.

CBS Detroit–04/10/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 29: Jared Allen #69 and Andre Fluellen #96 of the Detroit Lions sacks Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions during the game on December 29, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Joe Lombardi Brings Saints’ Playbook To Lions, Expects To Call Plays

Quarterback Drew Brees flourished in that system, and under the tutelage of Lombardi, and the Lions hope the same will be true of Matthew Stafford.

CBS Detroit–02/07/2014

METAIRE, LA - CIRCA 2011: In this handout image provided by the NFL, Joe Lombardi of the New Orleans Saints poses for his NFL headshot circa 2011 in Metairie, Louisiana. (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)

Joe Lombardi On Getting Into Coaching: ‘I Felt Like I Couldn’t Live Without It’

Joe Lombardi had not planned to be a football coach. His father had warned him against it, just as the great Vince Lombardi had warned Joe’s father.

CBS Detroit–02/07/2014

METAIRE, LA - CIRCA 2011: In this handout image provided by the NFL, Joe Lombardi of the New Orleans Saints poses for his NFL headshot circa 2011 in Metairie, Louisiana. (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)

Report: Lions Hire Joe Lombardi, Grandson Of Vince Lombardi, As New Offensive Coordinator

Before the Lions snatched Lombardi up, he had spent seven years with the New Orleans Saints, the last five as the team’s quarterback coach.

CBS Detroit–01/21/2014