Ex-Detroit Lions defensive coordinator expected to land new gig

According to a report from Gerry Dulac, former Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin is expected to land a new gig. Gerry Dulac is reporting that Austin is expected to sign with the Pittsburgh Steelers either today or Monday to be their next defensive coordinator. Congrats, Teryl! Steelers expected to finalize deal with Teryl Austin … Read more

Agent says Detroit Lions conducted ‘sham’ interview with minority candidate

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According to a report from the Detroit Free Press, an agent has indicated to them that the Detroit Lions conducted a ‘sham’ interview with a minority head coaching candidate. From Detroit Free Press: The agent for former Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin said the Lions conducted a sham interview with his client only to satisfy the … Read more

BREAKING: Former Detroit Lions DC Teryl Austin fired by Bengals

According to reports, the Cincinnati Bengals has seen enough and have relieved Teryl Austin from his duties as defensive coordinator. I’m told #Bengals defensive coordinator Teryl Austin has been relieved of his duties, per source. — IG: JosinaAnderson (@JosinaAnderson) November 12, 2018 So far in 2018, the Bengals are dead-last in the NFL in yards allowed … Read more

Former Lions players weigh in on retaining OC Jim Bob Cooter

Much has been made of the Detroit Lions’ expected decision to retain offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter, despite the dismissal of head coach Jim Caldwell and former defensive coordinator Teryl Austin’s decision to leave for Cincinnati earlier in January. However, former Lions players as well as former coaches-turned-analysts have have discussed the expected decision and have nothing but … Read more

REPORT: Detroit Lions inform 2 more defensive coaches they are not returning

The Detroit Lions coaching staff, at least on the defensive side of the ball, is going to look very different in 2018. In fact, some reports have indicated the team is expected to clean house as far as the defensive staff goes. Some of that cleaning has continued as the Lions, according to the Detroit … Read more

UPDATED: Matt Patricia “likely” to be named Lions coach per ESPN

UPDATED – 10:09PM SUNDAY 1/14/18 The Lions have inched closer to bringing on Matt Patricia as the next Detroit Lions coach late Sunday night – informing all other candidates that they were no longer being considered for the position. The job is officially off the board. Per sources, Lions have informed other candidates they’ve been … Read more

Teryl Austin knew he wouldn’t be Lions next head coach

Former Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin has moved on from the Motor City and now holds that title with the Cincinnati Bengals. Beforehand, however, he interviewed for the vacant head coaching position with the Lions. It seemed to be merely a formality, however, as he wasn’t expected to land that particular gig. Austin himself wasn’t … Read more

LOOK: Former NFL GM tweets cryptic message regarding Detroit Lions next head coach

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Ever since the rumors started floating around that the Detroit Lions were planning on firing former head coach Jim Caldwell, there has been a plethora of speculation regarding who the Lions next head coach will be. Now that Caldwell has officially been given his walking papers, that speculation has only increased as the Lions general … Read more

BREAKING: Lions’ defensive coordinator Teryl Austin to become new Bengals’ DC

It is now official, Teryl Austin has left the Detroit Lions to become the new defensive coordinator of the Cincinnati Bengals. Austin, the former defensive coordinator of the Lions, spent the last four seasons in Detroit. This was first reported by Josina Anderson of ESPN and then was confirmed by NFL Networks’ Ian Rapoport on … Read more

JUST IN: Oakland Raiders interested in Detroit Lions coordinator

As the NFL coaching carousel continues to spin, there are new reports every day. Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin happens to have one of the most interesting seats on that carousel as his situation seemingly changes by the day. Embed from Getty Images Just yesterday it was reported that Austin was well on his … Read more

JUST IN: Teryl Austin likely to be named Bengals DC

It appears as though the Teryl Austin era in Detroit has all but officially come to an end. Embed from Getty Images As reported by NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, the Cincinnati Bengals are in negotations to bring Austin aboard as their new defensive coordinator. He’ll replace Paul Guenther, who is expected to join Jon Gruden on … Read more

Lions’ Haloti Ngata: I want to come back to the Lions

Haloti Ngata hasn’t set his eyes on retirement just yet, though nobody would blame him if he was. After all, the 12-year NFL veteran is a Super Bowl champion, a five-time Pro-Bowler, and two-time All Pro. He’ll also certainly find himself in the NFL Hall of Fame one day. Embed from Getty Images But that’s … Read more

Lions deny Teryl Austin permission to interview with rival

The Detroit Lions swept their divisional rivals from Green Bay for the first time since 1991, and now they’ve reportedly taken steps to ensure that part of their current coaching staff doesn’t soon find himself on their side of the rivalry. Embed from Getty Images While they’re allowing defensive coordinator Teryl Austin to explore potential … Read more

BREAKING: Detroit Lions’ coordinator to interview with another team

As we all know by now, the Detroit Lions have fired head coach Jim Caldwell, and are in the midst of searching for his replacement. That search is still underway as they look both within the organization, and without. They are even searching rival opponent’s rosters. However, according to Josina Anderson, one of their own … Read more