Joe Lombardi Brings Saints' Playbook To Lions, Expects To Call PlaysQuarterback Drew Brees flourished in that system, and under the tutelage of Lombardi, and the Lions hope the same will be true of Matthew Stafford.
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.
Report: Lions Hire Joe Lombardi, Grandson Of Vince Lombardi, As New Offensive CoordinatorBefore the Lions snatched Lombardi up, he had spent seven years with the New Orleans Saints, the last five as the team's quarterback coach.

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