On January 1, the Detroit Lions fired head coach Jim Caldwell, but Detroit made a pretty big statement by terminating offensive line coach Ron Prince at the same time. When all other coaches and assistants still had a chance to return in 2018, the Lions made sure they were done with Prince, regardless of who their new head coach would be.
When all was said and done, long-time offensive line coach Jeff Davidson was hired in his place. Davidson has been coaching in the NFL since 1995, with a focus on the offensive line since 1998. He’s most recently helped pull the Chargers and Broncos’ running games out of the basement.
Davidson has only been working with his new cast of players in Detroit for a few weeks, but he has already made a pretty good impression among the offensive line room. On Wednesday night, Lions veteran guard T.J.