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Kyle Van Noy
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Lucy Burdge
December 18, 2019 - 8:12 am
Kyle Van Noy tweeted about his Pro Bowl snubs and the snubs of his teammates. And Matt Patricia will remain the Lions head coach for the 2020 season.
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Ryan Hannable
September 16, 2019 - 1:07 pm
Even though Matt Patricia is no longer with the Patriots and is the coach of the Lions, he helped the team out Sunday in Miami. The temperature was officially 87 degrees at kickoff, but got hotter as the game went on and was even more hot in the direct sun -- which was where the Patriots sideline...
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Ryan Hannable
August 06, 2019 - 3:53 pm
All spring and summer members of the Patriots have raved about new inside linebackers coach Jerod Mayo. Count former Patriots defensive coordinator and current Lions head coach Matt Patricia in, too. "I have a long, great history with Jerod. He's like a son to me," Patricia told reporters in...
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Andy Hart
August 05, 2019 - 7:40 am
The Patriots and Lions will kick off three days of joint practices on Monday, leading up to Thursday night’s preseason opener in Detroit. Before the teams hit the practice field for productive summertime work that has seemingly surpassed actual preseason game action in terms of importance to the...
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Alex Reimer
March 12, 2019 - 12:16 pm
It’s tempting to say Matt Patricia is trying to emulate the Patriots by reportedly signing several of their former players before free agency even begins. But in fact, Patricia’s approach is the opposite of what Bill Belichick would do. The Patriots seldom overpay for veterans, which is all the...
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Ryan Hannable
January 29, 2019 - 3:59 pm
ATLANTA -- Bill Belichick assistants haven't exactly done the greatest when they've become head coaches. Matt Patricia is the latest, as the Lions went 6-10 in his first season in Detroit. Patricia took a lot of heat for the way he coached, including holding practices outside in snow when the team...
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Alex Reimer
January 02, 2019 - 10:15 am
It is once again Interview Season in the NFL, which means several of the teams that fired their head coaches want to speak with Bill Belichick’s assistants. Unsurprisingly, Josh McDaniels has been connected to multiple clubs, showing his last-second decision to spur the Colts doesn’t appear to have...
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Ryan Hannable
December 27, 2018 - 1:24 pm
Matt Patricia's first season in Detroit has not gone very well. The Lions enter Week 17 with a 5-10 record after going 9-7 each of the last two years. First-year head coaches have been fired in the past, but Patricia believes his job is safe. "I’m pretty confident," Patricia told reporters. "...
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Ryan Hannable
December 02, 2018 - 6:06 am
1. One of the bigger storylines with the Patriots heading into the season was how would the defense be different with Brian Flores leading the way instead of Matt Patricia. As a whole, it hasn’t been that different. “It’s the same, just different personalities,” cornerback Stephon Gilmore said this...
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Ryan Hannable
October 31, 2018 - 2:07 pm
There was an odd exchange between Matt Patricia and a Lions reporter at his weekly press conference on Wednesday. The reporter asked how trading Golden Tate to the Eagles on Tuesday makes the team better, and instead of answering the question right away, Patricia told the reporter to sit up. Here's...
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