In today’s Detroit Lions’ headlines, we look back on what was a wild week in the Motor City while also getting a preview of what’s to come.
It was a great week to be a Detroit Lions fan following the Super Bowl. Not only did the Lions land the most highly sought-after head coaching candidate on the open market, but he has brought with him a boatload of coaching changes that have given the beleaguered fanbase hope for postseason glory.
Below, we’ll go over some of the biggest headlines involving the Lions from across the internet and comment about each.
It was a big week in the Motor City. From the signing of Patricia, the several coaching changes to the extension of general manager Bob Quinn; Times are a changin’ for the Lions. So let’s take a breath, a look back at the wild week.
We are now just over a month out before the start of NFL free agency. And Detroit has some tough decisions to make, starting with the future of free agent defensive end Ziggy Ansah in the Motor City. Whether this new regime decides to pay Ansah or not will shape the reconstruction of this Lions’ defense.
News flash: Matt Patricia is not Bill Belichick. But many fans are undoubtedly hoping the student can recreate the success the teacher has had in New England. But according to this article from the league’s official site, Patricia is not trying to fill those massive shoes.
Much has been made about the relationship of Quinn and Patricia. But will their shorthand help the Lions get over the playoff hump?
The Detroit Lions have one of the best special teams units in the NFL. If they can remain healthy, there is no reason to think they cannot continue on to play on a high level for years to come. So it’s a win for Detroit to try and keep that staff and group of players together.