Former Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Paul Pasqualoni expected to land new gig

Things did not work out for Paul Pasqualoni during his time as defensive coordinator of the Detroit Lions and at the conclusion of the 2019 season, they parted ways. But according to sources of Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports, Pasqualoni is expected to take an off-field role at the University of Florida as a special … Read more

Paul Pasqualoni, one other coach step away from Detroit Lions

According to the Detroit Lions, both defensive coordinator  Paul Pasqualoni and offensive line coach Jeff Davidson are stepping away from the team. From Detroit Lions: STATEMENTS FROM LIONS HEAD COACH MATT PATRICIA On Jeff Davidson: “Coach Davidson recently informed me that he will take an indefinite leave from coaching. Jeff was an invaluable resource to … Read more

Lions fans react to multiple coaches not named Paul Pasqualoni being fired

The Detroit Lions decided to clean house on Tuesday. Well, sort of. Six coaches were given their walking papers by the team, including strength coach Harold Nash, special-teams coordinator John Bonamego, defensive backs coach Brian Stewart, linebackers coach Al Golden, tight ends coach Chris White and assistant strength coach Rodney Hill. Embed from Getty Images … Read more

4 Detroit Lions coaches who need to be fired immediately

On Sunday, the Detroit Lions ended their 2019 season with a 23-20 loss to the Green Bay Packers. With the loss, the Lions finished with a 3-12-1 record, which earned them the No. 3 pick in the NFL Draft. But what their record also earned them, shall they choose to accept it, is an opportunity … Read more

Detroit Lions next defensive coordinator could be another pal of Matt Patricia

Heading into the 2019 season, most believed the defense would be the strength of the Detroit Lions. In fact, many thought the Lions could potentially have a top 5 defense when all was said and done, especially when considering they signed DE Trey Flowers and CB Justin Coleman in the offseason. Embed from Getty Images … Read more

A prime candidate to replace Lions DC Paul Pasqualoni may soon be available

It’s safe to say it at this point. Maligned Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Paul Pasqualoni just hasn’t worked out here. The Lions defense has consistently ranked at the bottom of the NFL, and despite a a vote of confidence from Patricia, Pasqualoni may need to fall on the sword once this season is over. And … Read more

Report: Detroit Lions owner Martha Ford mandates staff changes before 2020 season

On Tuesday, news broke that the Detroit Lions are bringing back both Matt Patricia and Bob Quinn for the 2020 season with an expectation the team contends for the playoffs. Patricia and Quinn may be safe (for now) but according to reports, the same cannot be said for the rest of the coaching staff. Embed … Read more

Three potential replacements for Detroit Lions DC Paul Pasqualoni

With each passing game this season, it’s become absolutely clear that Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Paul Pasqualoni isn’t the right man for the job. The Lions’ defense has consistently ranked among the worst in football under his tenure, and coach Matt Patricia has appropriately taken heat for his hiring of his former mentor. If Martha … Read more

Matt Patricia refuses to say who is calling plays for Lions defense

You can forgive fans watching the Detroit Lions and Washington Redskins this afternoon for thinking that head coach Matt Patricia may have been calling the plays for the team’s defense. After all, he was seen several times holding the laminated defensive play sheet close to his face and talking regularly into his headset when the … Read more

Lions’ HC Matt Patricia explains his role in defensive playcalling

When the Detroit Lions hired Matt Patricia to be their next head coach, they (and their fans) expected they were getting a defensive guru. Unfortunaely, the Lions defense has been one of the worst in football and many have wondered why Patricia has not taken over the defensive playcalling duties from defensive coordinator, Paul Pasqualoni. On … Read more

Freep: Lions’ DC Paul Pasqualoni may have to fall on sword at season’s end

The Detroit Lions all but officially kissed goodbye any lingering hope of a playoff spot with yesterday’s 35-27 setback to the Dallas Cowboys at Ford Field. Afterwards, Detroit Free Press beat writer Dave Birkett suggested that they may have to offer maligned defensive coordinator as a sacrificial lamb as a consequence for the poor showing … Read more

Ex-Lion T.J. Lang calls out the team’s poor defense

Former Detroit Lions guard T.J. Lang isn’t shy about making his thoughts known on his Twitter account. This afternoon while watching his former teammates drop a 35-27 decision at Ford Field to the Dallas Cowboys, Lang was right back online again. Defense man. Cmon. — Teej. (@TJLang70) November 17, 2019 Gotta stop giving up points … Read more

The Detroit Lions defense is missing tackles at an exorbitant rate

It’s no secret that the Detroit Lions defense isn’t exactly lighting the world on fire in 2019 behind their head coach Matt Patricia, a former defensive coordinator. But when you see the actual numbers behind the struggles, it may look far worse than expected. The team has already surpassed their missed tackles total from last … Read more