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Wednesday’s PFT PM podcast is up and ready

Another weekday, another edition of the PFT PM podcast. It’s posted and ready for your listening enjoyment. Today’s Five-Down Territory edition looks at the Chris Ballard press conference, Bob Lamonte’s decision to fire Josh McDaniels, the Matt Patricia press conference, Doug Pederson’s emotional intelligence, and the Russell Wilson trade (in baseball). The podcast ends, as [more]

Matt Patricia: What others have done in the past doesn’t have to do with me

The Lions introduced Matt Patricia as their new head coach at a press conference on Wednesday afternoon and there was one big difference from the last time we saw him. Patricia’s trademark bushy beard has been pared back to a more manageable level, but he did pause at one point to put a pencil behind [more]

Lions make it official with Pasqualoni as coordinator

Matt Patricia hasn’t pulled a McDaniels yet, so it makes sense that he’s still building his coaching staff. Via Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, the Lions formalized some coaching moves, including naming Paul Pasqualoni their defensive coordinator. His joining the staff was known for some time, and brings it full circle since Pasqualoni [more]

Report: Lions hire Paul Pasqualoni

The Lions have hired Paul Pasqualoni, Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports reports. Pasqualoni’s role on the staff is unclear. NFL Media reported recently Pasqualoni could become Detroit’s defensive coordinator. He spent the past four years coaching defensive linemen, including the past two seasons at Boston College. Matt Patricia, who the team officially announced as their [more]

Lions make Matt Patricia’s hiring official

The Lions announced the hiring of Matt Patricia on Monday. General Manager Bob Quinn said the Lions have found their “leader” capable of taking them “to the next level.” “He has been preparing for this opportunity his entire career, and he’s ready for the responsibility and its challenges,” Quinn said in a statement. “Matt is [more]

12 franchises remain without a Super Bowl title

Now that the Eagles have the franchise’s first Super Bowl title, who is the next franchise without a Lombardi Trophy to get one? Twelve teams remain without a shiny Lombardi for their trophy case. The Falcons nearly accomplished it last season and came the closest to knocking off the Eagles this postseason. The Jaguars and [more]

Eagles, among other things, wrap up 32nd pick in 2018 NFL Draft

The offseason started for most teams long before the confetti fell last night. But like a Broad Street hangover, the reality is about to hit the Eagles that they don’t have much to work with this offseason, at least in terms of draft capital. With the loss, the Patriots earned the 31st pick in the [more]

Matt Patricia: “I didn’t do a good enough job”

All week long, Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia kept talking about how dangerous the Eagles offense was — because he was trying to dodge questions about the Lions job he’s about to take. After the game, he was left to dodge criticism, after the Patriots gained 613 yards, didn’t punt and still lost the Super [more]

Lions are keeping Jim Bob Cooter

Patriots defensive coordinator and presumptive Lions coach Matt Patricia hasn’t won the Super Bowl yet, but he’s already succeeded in hanging onto Jim Bob Cooter. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, but also #asexpected, the Lions will keep Cooter as their offensive coordinator when Patricia takes over later this week. Keeping someone familiar with the offense [more]

McDaniels hasn’t told Patriots he’s leaving, yet

It’s been regarded as a foregone conclusion that, not long after Super Bowl LII ends, Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia will become the next coach of the Lions and Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels will become the next coach of the Colts. However, there’s one little interesting nugget that was shared during the NBC Super [more]

Panthers add Martin Mayhew to G.M. interview list

The Panthers are still expected to make interim General Manager Marty Hurney’s title one word shorter. But they’re adding to the list of interviews for the permanent job. The Panthers are interviewing Bills executive Lake Dawson today, and have added former Lions G.M. Martin Mayhew to their list of candidates, a league source confirmed to [more]

Dolphins adding Tony Oden to coach defensive backs

The Dolphins have filled another spot on their coaching staff. According to Alex Marvez of the Sporting News, the Dolphins are adding Tony Oden to coach defensive backs. He replaces the fired Lou Anarumo, who ended up with the Giants. Oden spent the last four years with the Lions, but they’re expecting a defensive makeover [more]

Matt Patricia is focused on one thing: Philadelphia, of course

There were things Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia was happy to talk about Monday night. His beard. Pizza toppings. His pencil of preference. But not the Lions. Since he can’t officially be offered the Detroit job yet, he certainly wasn’t talking about the Detroit job he’s already taken or the Detroit staff he’s already begun [more]

Raiders announce Brian Callahan as quarterbacks coach

The Raiders made the hiring of Brian Callahan as quarterbacks coach official, announcing the move Monday. Callahan also interviewed with the Titans and the Jets. In Oakland, he will work for offensive coordinator Greg Olson and head coach Jon Gruden in Oakland. His father, Bill Callahan, served as Gruden’s offensive coordinator in Gruden’s first stint [more]

Report: George Godsey to coach Lions’ quarterbacks

The Lions are expected to add Jeff Davidson, George Godsey and Brian Stewart to their coaching staff, according to Alex Marvez of the Sporting News. Davidson will coach the offensive line; Godsey will coach the quarterbacks; and Stewart will coach the defensive backs. Godsey spent last season as the Lions’ defensive assistant/special projects, but the [more]

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