The Detroit Lions are expected to retain offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter, per league sources, an important move considering that their new head coach, Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia, will oversee the team and defense. Quarterback Matthew Stafford lobbied to keep Cooter on Jan. 1, the day head coach Jim Caldwell was fired. Cooter and Patricia do not personally know each other.
Lions expected to retain OC Jim Bob Cooter
ESPN | Feb 4