Latest Dan Campbell News

Jets, Lions staffs to coach at Senior Bowl in Alabama

Jan. 11, 2022 12:12 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The New York Jets and Detroit Lions will get an up-close look at some of college football's top players at the Senior Bowl. The coaching staffs of both teams were assigned by NFL Football Operations on Tuesday to lead the all-star squads for the game in Mobile,...

Lions' relatively strong ending gives hope for 2022 season

Jan. 10, 2022 19:03 PM EST

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Dan Campbell leaned into a lectern and gripped it with both hands, looking and sounding slightly somber. Leading the Detroit Lions and winning just three games will do that to you. When the Lions hired Campbell nearly a year ago, he was...

Miami Dolphins fire coach Brian Flores after 3 seasons

Jan. 10, 2022 11:45 AM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Back-to-back winning seasons were not enough for Brian Flores to keep his job as coach of the Miami Dolphins. The Dolphins fired Flores on Monday, a somewhat surprising move that came less than 24 hours after the team finished a 9-8 season. Flores went...

Rodgers fine, sits 2nd half, top seed Packers lose to Lions

Jan. 09, 2022 17:50 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Aaron Rodgers got off the field unscathed, giving Green Bay a win of sorts in a game it lost on the scoreboard. Rodgers threw two touchdown passes in the first half and sat out the second half with nothing at stake as the Detroit Lions beat the top-seeded Packers...

Aaron Rodgers-led Packers facing Lions for reward, not risks

Jan. 06, 2022 18:33 PM EST

Aaron Rodgers knows the Green Bay Packers, who have clinched the NFC's No. 1 seed, can't improve their playoff positioning with a win over the lowly Detroit Lions. The reigning NFL MVP still wants to play Sunday at Ford Field, even though that would increase his chances of getting...

Lions struggle toward finish line with what's left of roster

Jan. 03, 2022 18:54 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — It has been a long season for the Detroit Lions, and there is still more adversity ahead. At 2-13-1, things obviously haven’t gone well, but first-year coach Dan Campbell has been dealing with a roster decimated by injuries and COVID-19. More than 80 players have...

Penny, Metcalf lead Seahawks to 51-29 blowout of Lions

Jan. 02, 2022 21:44 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson was the last off the field, waving his arms and stopping to sign a few autographs for the Seahawks fans who lingered in the rain. Heading into an offseason with expected changes that may include the franchise quarterback, Wilson provided at least one...

Analysis: Where will the coaching carousel land this time?

Dec. 31, 2021 11:52 AM EST

Just like the Super Bowl, the draft, and the Jets missing the playoffs, there is another ritual in every NFL season. The coaching carousel. It's spinning already with two openings, in Las Vegas and Jacksonville, forced by the departures of two disgraced coaches, Jon...

Seahawks host Lions in home finale with changes likely ahead

Dec. 30, 2021 19:11 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Now that the chances of the postseason are gone, the debate has switched toward the future of the Seattle Seahawks. Was this season a one-year aberration? Or was it several years of minor — and major — missteps finally catching up with the franchise and a more...

Campbell hopes to take more winning risks going forward

Dec. 27, 2021 18:32 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Dan Campbell has already shown himself to be an aggressive coach. Next season, he’s hoping to be able to channel that attitude into more than moments of desperation. This year, though, he’s just trying to keep an outgunned offense on the field....