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Dallas Cowboys: Why the Cowboys need to fire Jason Garrett — the NFC's version of Marvin Lewis | SportsDay

Why the Cowboys need to fire Jason Garrett — the NFC's version of Marvin Lewis<p>This Story is About...<p><i>Here is the best of Tim Cowlishaw's stories on</i> …

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Can Bill Belichick and the Patriots move on from another set of star coordinators?

Change is coming to the New England Patriots after this season, and that’s even if the pillars of their dynasty — quarterback Tom Brady, Coach Bill Belichick and owner Robert Kraft — remain together as promised.<p>Belichick’s top coaching lieutenants, offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels and defensive …

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One man’s coaches, &c.

Stan Van Gundy, Jim Caldwell, Dan Gurney, Jo Jo White, and more<p>Like most guys named Stan, Stan Van Gundy is sometimes called “Stan the Man” — by …

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Patricia To Lions Reportedly A "Done Deal"

<b>BUFFALO, NY - DECEMBER 3: Defensive coordinator Matt Patricia of the New England Patriots yells out from the sideline during NFL game action against</b> …

Pat Shurmur

Matt Patricia's story: Sleepless nights, hard work paved way to Detroit Lions

CLOSE<p>A look at how first-year Detroit Lions head coaches have fared since 1978. Video by Ryan Ford/DFP<p>Matt Patricia didn’t have a car, at least not …

New England

Detroit Lions need improved defense for playoff success

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 23: Quarterback Case Keenum<p>If this season has proved anything, it’s that defense wins championships. If the Detroit Lions want …

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Wojo: Lions’ Bob Quinn on cusp of a game changer

CLOSE<p>Bob Wojnowski, John Niyo and Justin Rogers take a look at Matt Patricia, the leading candidate for the Lions' coaching job, and they preview …

Detroit

Lions Lose Longtime Defensive Assistant To Dolphins

<b>DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 09: Ezekiel Ansah #94 of the Detroit Lions and defensive line coach Kris Kocurek talk during the fourth quarter of the game</b> …

Ndamukong Suh

Is Matt Patricia A Good Fit For Lions?

All signs point to the <b>Detroit Lions</b> hiring New England Patriots defensive coordinator <b>Matt Patricia</b> as their next head coach. The NFL’s tampering …

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Analysis: New Lions coach faces long odds for long haul

Whether it happens next week or early next month — assuming the New England Patriots earn their ninth trip to the Super Bowl in 22 years — the …

Detroit

Lions and Titans could be racing each other to capture the Patriot Way

Two struggling franchises hired former Patriots executives to oversee inherited coaches two years ago. Both are making moves for their own hires now, …

Mike Vrabel

NFL coaching carousel: Matt Patricia near certain to be named Detroit Lions coach

The Patriots defensive coordinator will team up with a familiar face in the GM role in Detroit<p>Matt Patricia is a virtual lock to be the next coach of …

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The Lions were the only away team to beat the Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium

Detroit is making staff changes because it couldn't win the games against playoff teams. A Week 4 contest now looks like the ultimate anomaly on the …

U.S. Bank Stadium

Tennessee Titans coach rumors: 5 top candidates

Now that Mike Mularkey is officially gone, here are five candidates to be the next head coach of the Tennessee Titans.<p>The Tennessee Titans saved head …

Mike Mularkey

The clock is ticking for Bob Quinn

When Detroit Lions owner Martha Ford cleaned house in the middle of the 2015 season, it marked a new era of Lions football. Ford family financial advisor Rod Wood was given the reigns of the business, and together they brought on general manager Bob Quinn to run the football operations.<p>With a …

Kenny Golladay

Daily Dawg Tags: C’mon Browns, it shouldn’t be this difficult

PITTSBURGH, PA - JANUARY 14: Blake Bortles #5 of the Jacksonville Jaguars runs with the ball against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the second half …

NFL

Matt Patricia still doesn't want to talk about the Lions

ALLEN PARK -- Matt Patricia is expected to be the next coach of the Detroit Lions. Not that he wants to talk about it.<p>The New England defensive …

Pat Shurmur

NFL Coaching Rumors: Lions reportedly expected to hire Patriots DC Matt Patricia

The bearded wunderkind is set to become the next Detroit head coach<p>The Patriots casually took care of business in a 35-14 TKO of the Titans Saturday …

Football (U.S.)

Matt Patricia rumored to be Lions head coach

The Detroit Lions fired Jim Caldwell, and have been on the hunt for a new head coach. It seems like they’ve found their guy.<p>The Detroit Lions …

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Matt Patricia ‘likely’ to land Lions job, report says

New England

Matt Patricia would be better off choosing the Detroit Lions over the New York Giants

A burly, 43-year-old former small college football player, who sports a big-bushy beard on his face, a backward hat on his head and a No. 2 pencil in …

Bill Parcells

Two assistant coaches on former Lions HC Jim Caldwell's staff have now left the organization as Matt Raich is going to Cincinnati as a defensive assistant. There, he'll join Teryl Austin, the former Lions DC who was hired as the Bengals DC this week. That number does not include Ron Prince. The former Lions' offensive line coach was let go on Jan. 1, the same day as Caldwell.

Two assistant coaches on former Lions HC Jim Caldwell's staff have now left the organization as Matt Raich is going to Cincinnati as a defensive …

Breaking down Cardinals, Colts, Giants, Lions coaching searches

It's been nearly two weeks since the regular season ended, and the coaching carousel remains at a standstill. Two jobs have been filled -- the …

Pat Shurmur

Calvin Johnson says the Detroit Lions haven't mended any fences yet

Calvin Johnson left the Detroit Lions in 2016 after nine seasons, six Pro Bowl appearances and their all-time receiving records. He felt at peace …

Michigan

Calvin Johnson insists Lions have not reached out to repair relationship

Calvin Johnson remains separated from the Lions, the only team he played for in a nine-year career, and he is adamant they have not sought to repair …

NFL

The Detroit Lions don't need a new RB, they need an overhaul

ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” production team has run the same graphic to describe the Lions’ run game for the past two years. Lions fans know it well; it’s the one where the car slowly rolls down a road and begins breaking down part by part.<p>It’s a little too on-the-nose and clunky, but it gets …

Theo Riddick

Teryl Austin Not Fooled By Interview With Lions

<b>Detroit Lions Defensive Coordinator Teryl Austin during the Detroit Lions game versus the Los Angeles Rams at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo</b> …

Rooney Rule

Volin: Matt Patricia's 'showcase' game vs. Tennesee Titans

If Jim Caldwell hadn’t been hired as the Detroit Lions’ head coach after the 2013 season, it’s possible he might have been fired as the Baltimore Ravens’ offensive coordinator.<p>According to a film study piece by the Boston Globe’s Ben Volin, the New England Patriots will dearly miss the Lions’ …

Kyle Van Noy

Potential offensive coordinators if the Buffalo Bills fire Rick Dennison

With the season coming to an end over the weekend, it’s now evaluation time for the Buffalo Bills. Head coach Sean McDermott and general manager …

Buffalo Bills

Bengals introduce Teryl Austin as defensive coordinator

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals and their coach, Marvin Lewis, don't like major changes.<p>Neither does Teryl Austin, which makes him a good fit as the team's new defensive coordinator.<p>"We wanted to stay within our structure," Lewis said Thursday during Austin's introductory news conference. …

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