“Would the Houston Texans right now give Matthew Stafford a raise to come down there? Yes, would Jacksonville Jaguars give him a pay raise to come down there? Yes.”
People may criticize Matthew Stafford on his throwing mechanics, some may harp on the guy for the way he wears his hat.
“The second-half collapse … was incredibly disappointing,” Ford Jr. said. “That was something that obviously we couldn’t live with.”
“As I had an opportunity to look at this situation from afar as this job opened up … I believe, without question, this is the best fit for me,” Caldwell said.
After five years under Jim Schwartz, a new era begins for the Detroit Lions.
The message that comes across is that Stafford is part executive, part player. He is on a different level than the other guys in the locker room, getting to participate in big decisions of the organization.
For Simms, the backward hat on the sideline is evidently inconsistent with maintaining a professional image.
On Monday QB on CBS, Simms, Gannon and Beuerlein discussed the pitfalls and perils of letting a quarterback in on the process of selecting his future boss.
“You’ve got to ride your quarterback a little bit harder than you do other players, and I don’t think they did that,” O’Hara said.
A recap of the Detroit Lions’ disappointing 2013 season.