Matt Patricia

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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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Ryan Hannable
March 13, 2018 - 8:18 am
On Monday, it was reported a few teams had shown interest in free agent cornerback Malcolm Butler, including the Saints and Texans, which isn't all that surprising given their needs and cap situations. Then Monday night, NBC Sports Boston's Mike Giardi added the Lions are also "quite interested" in...
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Ryan Hannable
March 05, 2018 - 11:59 am
Bill Belichick lost one of his best assistant coaches this offseason, as Matt Patricia became the new head coach of the Lions. Belichick joined Rich Eisen and Mike Mayock in the NFL Network booth at the NFL combine Monday morning and detailed what the Lions will be getting in Patricia. “He’s going...
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Ryan Hannable
March 04, 2018 - 6:00 am
1. Almost everyone at the NFL combine this week knows who Tom Brady is and his story. A tall, lanky kid who didn’t get much attention at the combine turned into a sixth-round pick that no one expected much out of, but of course now is a five-time Super Bowl champion and the greatest quarterback of...
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Ryan Hannable
March 01, 2018 - 9:18 am
INDIANAPOLIS -- Wednesday was the first full day at the NFL combine and a number of coaches and executives held formal press conferences. A number of them were asked about former Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia, as he's now the new head coach of the Lions. Everyone had tons of praise...
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Ryan Hannable
February 28, 2018 - 11:35 am
INDIANAPOLIS -- Since Matt Patricia no longer is with the Patriots organization, maybe he would share why Malcolm Butler was benched in Super Bowl LII. Not quite. Speaking in a hallway after his formal press conference at the NFL combine, Patricia was asked about Butler not playing a defensive snap...
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Ryan Hannable
February 07, 2018 - 6:26 pm
With Matt Patricia spending so much time in New England, some might be inclined to compare his style to Bill Belichick now that he's with the Lions. Speaking at his introductory press conference in Detroit on Wednesday, Patricia made it clear he doesn't want to be compared to Belichick, as he's his...
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Ryan Hannable
February 05, 2018 - 3:15 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- The worst kept secret in football is no more. The Lions have officially hired former Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia as their next head coach. “When we launched the search for our next head coach, I wanted to find a leader that could take us to the next level and...
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Ryan Hannable
February 05, 2018 - 10:24 am
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- According to Football Scoop , which is a reliable college football coaching website, Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano is expected to be named the Patriots' new defensive coordinator and replace Matt Patricia, who will become the next coach of the Lions. Schiano is...
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