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Teryl Austin

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 18: Jordy Nelson #87 runs for a first down as Chris Houston #23 of the Detroit Lions attempts to make the stop during the third quarter of the game at Ford Field on November 18, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Packers defeated the Lions 24-20. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Prepare For Dangerous Tandem Of Aaron Rodgers, Jordy Nelson

Against Nelson, the most the Lions can do is try to slow him down and prevent any game-wrecking plays, coordinator Teryl Austin said.

CBS Detroit–09/18/2014

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 10: Nick Fairley #98 of the Detroit Lions celebrates after the Lions victory against the Chicago Bears 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)

Caldwell On Fairley’s Development: ‘What Nick Does Is Up To Nick’

“Something might be a catalyst, another teammate, but I think in this particular case, it’s up to Nick. He’s the guy that’s going to make the difference.”

CBS Detroit–09/05/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 27: Ezekiel Ansah #94 and head coach Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions celebrate a fourth quarter extra point against the Dallas Cowboys that put Detroit up 31-30 with only seconds remaining at Ford Field on October 27, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Caldwell, Austin Hopeful To Have Ansah Play In Friday’s Game

“We’ll be able to check with the doctors after today’s practice,” Caldwell said. “Hopefully he’ll be able to get some snaps.”

CBS Detroit–08/20/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 08: Nick Fairley #98 of the Detroit Lions sacks quarterback Christian Ponder #7 of the Minnesota Vikings during the fourth quarter of the game at Ford Field on September 8, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Vikings 34-24. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Teryl Austin Talks Fairley’s Demotion; Suh, Fairley Downplay Move

Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin explained Wednesday why he demoted Nick Fairley from his role of starting defensive tackle.

CBS Detroit–08/20/2014

Stephen Tulloch #55 of the Detroit Lions celebrates a first quarter touchdown with teammates DeAndre Levy #54 and Corey Williams #99 while playing the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on December 11, 2011. (Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Encouraged By Progress Of Defense, Look Forward To Real Test Saturday

Stephen Tulloch said fans can expect to see a better defense in 2014 than they saw in 2013.

CBS Detroit–08/06/2014

DENVER - AUGUST 21:  Defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham of the Detroit Lions works from the bench against the Denver Broncos during preseason NFL action at INVESCO Field at Mile High on August 21, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. The Lions defeated the Broncos 25-20.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Gunther Cunningham Likes New Lions Defense, Happy To See More Blitzing

Former defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham seems to love how the new Lions offense is taking shape under new defensive coordinator Teryl Austin.

CBS Detroit–06/10/2014

Strong safety Glover Quin #27 of the Detroit Lions tackles tight end Ed Dickson #84 of the Baltimore Ravens during the first half at Ford Field on December 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Unpredictability The Goal For New Lions Defense

Glover Quin gave a quick rundown of the changes fans can expect to see when they first observe the 2014 team.

CBS Detroit–06/03/2014

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

BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 28: Strong safety James Ihedigbo #32 and inside linebacker Josh Bynes #56 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrate a play against the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium on November 28, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Baltimore Ravens won, 22-20. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Ihedigbo Wants Another Super Bowl Ring: ‘This Team Definitely Can Do It’

Ihedigbo had the interest of various teams before he ultimately decided to sign with the Lions almost two weeks after visiting.

CBS Detroit–03/28/2014

DETROIT - OCTOBER 10: Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears talks with Detroit Lions defensive Coordinator Gunther Cunningham after the game at Ford Field on October 10, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Bears 24-13.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Former Defensive Coordinator Gunther Cunningham Staying With Lions

Cunningham is currently listed on the team’s staff page as a senior coaching assistant.

CBS Detroit–02/13/2014

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