Matt Patricia

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Ryan Hannable
June 18, 2018 - 10:13 am
It's clear Matt Patricia is taking a lot of what he learned from his time in New England to Detroit, and apparently that includes the "Do Your Job" motto. A Detroit Free Press story details how Patricia has posted the motto around the Lions' facility. "That's one of the signs that, when you walk in...
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Ryan Hannable
June 11, 2018 - 10:56 am
It appears former Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia is taking a lot of what he learned from Bill Belichick in New England and taking it to Detroit, but it isn't going over well with at least one Detroit columnist. Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press believes Patricia is in danger...
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Alex Reimer
May 21, 2018 - 2:37 pm
The NFL announced Monday neither the Lions nor Matt Patricia will be subject to discipline over his 1996 sexual assault indictment, regardless of whether more information is revealed, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter . But that doesn't mean the story is over. The league’s personal conduct policy can’t be...
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Ryan Hannable
May 14, 2018 - 12:31 pm
Everyone remembers Matt Patricia walking off the plane following the Patriots' Super Bowl LI win over the Falcons wearing a Roger Goodell Barstool Sports clown t-shirt , as the win was viewed by some as revenge for Deflategate. Goodell was still upset by the shirt last summer, as according to Pro...
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Alex Reimer
May 11, 2018 - 11:09 am
The Lions, Patriots and even the former head coach of Matt Patricia’s alma mater say they had no idea about his sexual assault indictment prior to the Detroit News’ report this week. How could this be? In a statement, Lions president Rod Hood said the team was ignorant to Patricia’s arrest...
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Ryan Hannable
May 10, 2018 - 3:09 pm
Earlier on Thursday, in a previously scheduled press conference, Lions head coach Matt Patricia denied the recently resurfaced sexual assault allegation against him dating back to 1996, calling it an attack on his character. ( Click here for the complete details of the case .) Later in the day,...
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Alex Reimer
May 10, 2018 - 12:44 pm
Lions head coach Matt Patricia denies the recently resurfaced sexual assault allegation against him, calling it an attack on his character. On Wednesday, the Detroit News reported Patricia was indicted for sexual assault in 1996. According to the paper, Patricia and one of his football teammates at...
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Ryan Hannable
May 10, 2018 - 5:00 am
On Wednesday night, the Detroit News published a story reporting Matt Patricia was indicted for sexual assault in 1996. According to the paper, while attending Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute, Patricia and one of his football teammates were charged by a grand jury with one count of aggravated...
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Ryan Hannable
April 03, 2018 - 1:45 pm
Former Patriots defensive coordinator and current head coach of the Lions Matt Patricia was a guest on Adam Schefter's podcast this week where he hit on a number of different subjects. One of the topics was Super Bowl LII where Patricia said the game still bothers him, as do the other two Super...
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Ryan Hannable
March 27, 2018 - 1:38 pm
One person is not going to replace Matt Patricia. A few weeks back, it was reported the Patriots will not have an official defensive coordinator to fill Matt Patricia's spot, but linebackers coach Brian Flores would likely be calling the plays. This is the typical approach the Patriots take with...
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