On Both Sides Of Ball, Lions Doomed By Failed CommunicationAnd it’s all garbled at the moment, leaving the Lions gesturing at one another in frustration and shaking their heads in defeat.
AP Source: Titans Set Up Interview With Lions' Teryl AustinThe Tennessee Titans were the second NFL team to fire a coach. Now they're finally ready to talk to possible replacements.
Browns Interview Gase And Austin First For Coaching JobAdam Gase was first up for the Browns. It's not known where the team ranks on his list.
Shanahan, Lions Assistant Austin Interview For Dolphins JobAustin has been with the Lions the past two years and coached defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, who is now with the Dolphins.
Lions Not Looking To Next Year With Playing Time, 'Win Now' The Goal“We’re not in the business right now of trying people out to see what they can do for next year."
Austin On Lions' Defensive Issues: 'We've Got A Bunch, There's No Hiding It'"If we were just the norm in the NFL, we’d probably be singing a different tune in terms of how our defense played, but we’re not.”
Lions Focusing On Keeping Stafford Upright, Bringing Peterson Down“When your job is to protect someone and obviously they go and protect it like that, you kind of beat yourself up about it."
Lions' Defense Searching For Consistency After Up-And-Down Year“So we’ve got to develop some consistency before we develop an identity and that’s the big thing we’ve been stressing with our guys."
Lions Defense Improving, But Still Has To Face High-Scoring Cardinals"So we’ll just continue to evolve, try to play to our players’ strengths and what they do well and hopefully we continue to improve.”
DeAndre Levy Working His Way Back To Full Health“So we’ll just have to see how it would impact us. I would hope that he comes back and he’s the same player he was when he left.”
Teddy Bridgewater Provides Own Unique Challenge For Lions' Defense“It’s not like when a play breaks down, he’s looking to scramble. He’s looking to keep the play going by passing it with a pass downfield. He does an excellent job there because that puts continued pressure on the defense.”
Lions Happy With 'Next Man Up' Mentality, Should Levy Sit Out“At this point, I think we’re fine with the amount of reps that everybody has gotten and if we do have to play without DeAndre this week that the people who step in will be ready and it won’t be such a big deal.”