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Tajh Boyd, Sammy Watkins shine at Clemson's pro day

...the ex-Tigers who auditioned for some 60 NFL personnel, including New York Jets coach Rex Ryan and recently hired Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell.Watkins was as smooth as expected catching the ball while Boyd looked like his record-setting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-03-06/tajh-boyd-sammy-watkins-s
Lions owner William Clay Ford dies at 88

DETROIT - William Clay Ford, the last surviving grandchild of automotive pioneer Henry Ford and owner of the Detroit Lions, has died. He was 88."My father was a great business leader and humanitarian who dedicated his life to the company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-03-09/lions-owner-william-clay-ford
Former Browns coach Rob Chudzinski reunited with Colts head coach Chuck Pagano

...guided the secondary. BRONCOS: Assistant Jim Bob Cooter is expected to leave the team to coach quarterbacks for the Detroit Lions, a person with knowledge of the situation said. COURTS: Former NFL defensive end and ex-ESPN analyst Hugh Douglas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-02-08/former-browns-coach-rob-chudz
Falcons give extensions to key pieces of management staff

...hired to be Baltimore's new offensive coordinator.Kubiak replaces Jim Caldwell, who left to become coach of the Detroit Lions. BROWNS: Coach Mike Pettine is expected to hire Bills linebackers coach Jim O'Neil as his defensive coordinator...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-01-27/falcons-give-extensions-key-p
Former NFL star Darren Sharper is arrested on suspicion of rape

...Cincinnati Bengals have hired Matt Burke as linebackers coach, the position he held the last five seasons with the Detroit Lions.Burke succeeds Paul Guenther, who was just promoted to defensive coordinator. The 37-year-old Burke also coached...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-01-18/former-nfl-star-darren-sharpe
More often these days, college recruits now sign letters of intent electronically

...Friedgen quipped.When Flood telephoned again after offensive coordinator Ron Prince left Rutgers to join the Detroit Lions, the 66-year-old Friedgen jumped at the chance to return to the college ranks."I really missed the association...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-02-04/more-often-these-days-col
Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer to become Vikings head coach

...instrumental in the development of second-year quarterback Nick Foles, who led the NFL in passing this season.? Detroit Lions senior personnel director Brian Xanders on Monday became the sixth candidate to interview for Miami's general manager...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-01-15/bengals-defensive-coordinator
Michaux: Ken Whisenhunt zigged to Nashville when everyone thought he'd have zagged to Detroit

...head coaching offers presented to him and zigged instead of zagged ? choosing the Tennessee Titans instead of the Detroit Lions?His decision left NFL insiders aghast. Whisenhunt was the hottest commodity in the coaching carousel and the Lions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2014-01-15/michaux-ken-whisenh
Matthew Stafford leads Lions to rout of Packers

...few times and Bush did once.Instead of crumbling and losing confidence, both players bounced back and helped the Detroit Lions put together a dominant performance after an awful start.Stafford threw three touchdown passes, including one to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-11-28/matthew-stafford-leads-lead-l
NFL players cite lack of leaders in Miami 'bullying' scandal

...and games: "Anything that's racial or threatening, I think that's in the definition of bullying," he said.Detroit Lions receiver Nate Burleson recalled a first-round draft pick with another team who signed a deal for tens of millions of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-11-05/nfl-players-cite-lack-leaders-mia