According to reports, former University of Michigan head coach Brady Hoke has been fired by the Carolina Panthers.
Hoke took over as the Panthers defensive line coach this season but following a four-game losing streak, his time is up.
Marred in a four-game losing streak the Panthers on Monday fired defensive line coach Brady Hoke and assistant secondary/cornerbacks coach Jeff Imamura. Defensive coordinator Eric Washington was spared, but coach Ron Rivera will continue to work with… https://t.co/pjqR9LfV8U
— David Newton (@DNewtonespn) December 3, 2018
Hoke, of course, served as the Wolverines head coach from 2011-2014 where he posted a 31-20 record, including going 1-2 in bowl games.
Taylor Decker takes to Twitter with request for Detroit Lions fan who has his ball
On Sunday, the Detroit Lions predictably lost to the Los Angeles Rams at Ford Field in a game that was actually much closer than many thought it would be.
But was not predictable is what happened with just over three minutes left in the 3rd quarter.
That’s when Lions offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter opened up the playbook, allowing offensive tackle Taylor Decker to catch his first touchdown pass…ever.
Following the touchdown catch, which cut the Lions deficit to three, Decker threw the ball into the stands.
But now he wants his ball back!
On Sunday night, Decker hopped on Twitter and sent out a message with the hopes it will find it’s way to the fan who caught the ball he tossed into the stands.
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Ndamukong Suh on Stafford hit: “It’s been a long time coming”
Plenty was made of Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle and former Detroit Lion Ndamukong Suh making his return to Detroit for the first time as a member of the opposition. Fans were also anxious to see how he’d perform against quarterback Matthew Stafford.
They soon got their answer, though the incident everyone will be talking about happened when the game’s outcome was already well decided.
With time ticking away in the Rams’ 30-16 victory, Suh shoved Stafford to the ground. Stafford was slammed to his stomach and then helped up by his teammates, while Suh earned himself roughing the passer penalty. To nobody’s surprise, a chorus of boos rained down at Ford Field from the fans that remained behind. And you knew that Suh definitely would take notice.
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