DETROIT LIONS VS NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS
Detroit Lions head coach Rod Marinelli leads his team against the New England Patriots, at Gillette Stadium on December 3, 2006. (UPI Photo/Katie McMahon)
The Chicago Bears named Mel Tucker as defensive coordinator, one day after Rod Marinelli moved on to become defensive line coach for the Dallas Cowboys.
New Chicago Bears Coach Marc Trestman said defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli turned town a one-year contract extension through 2014.
Jim Schwartz, new coach of the Detroit Lions, the only NFL team to go 0-16, said the best feeling in football is "turning a situation around."
Longtime Tennessee Titans defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz is the new head coach of the Detroit Lions, taking over the first team in NFL history to go 0-16.
Rod Marinelli, who was fired after his Detroit Lions became the first 0-16 team in NFL history, has joined the coaching staff of the Chicago Bears.
Coach Rod Marinelli was fired by the Detroit Lions Monday after the team produced an NFL-record-worst 0-16 season.
Free-agent quarterback Daunte Culpepper has reached a deal with the winless Detroit Lions but has yet to sign a contract, Coach Rod Marinelli said Sunday.
Joe Barry, most recently linebackers coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, has been hired as defensive coordinator by the Detroit Lions.
The Detroit Lions, finishing the season with one of the worst records in the NFL, announced major changes in the coaching staff Tuesday.
Detroit Lions Coach Rod Marinelli will have left-hip replacement surgery next week, the Detroit News reported Saturday.
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