Lions coach Caldwell sticking with Lombardi to call plays

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell says he is not taking play-calling duties away from offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi.

Caldwell, though, says he understands why critical questions are being asked Monday one day after his team fell to 0-3.

He has hope the Lions can have success on offense, pointing to how they were ''humming along pretty well,'' in the preseason and early in the season opener at San Diego.

It won't be easy for Detroit to bounce back and get a win.

The Lions travel to play the defending NFC champion Seattle Seahawks next Monday night, then return to host the high-scoring, NFC West-leading Arizona Cardinals after a short week of preparation.



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