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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

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