Detroit Lions head coach Dan Campbell is called one of the crucial passionate coaches within the NFL. His management has helped flip the Lions round.
The group superior to the franchise’s second NFC championship sport final month.
Regardless of getting into the locker room at halftime with a 24-7 lead over the San Francisco 49ers, Detroit misplaced by three factors. However Lions Professional Bowl move rusher Aidan Hutchinson revealed that Campbell shared a daring prediction with the group shortly after the loss.
“In our exit conferences the day after, he’s like, ‘We’re going to the Tremendous Bowl subsequent 12 months. Screw it. I don’t care what it takes,'” Hutchinson mentioned throughout an interview with NBC Sports activities at Tremendous Bowl LVIII’s radio row in Las Vegas.
The Lions retained each their coordinators, which ought to assist Detroit in its quest for a championship subsequent season. Ben Johnson and Aaron Glenn interviewed with different groups for head teaching positions, however each assistants will stay with the Lions.
Johnshon just lately completed his second season because the group’s offensive coordinator. The 37-year-old was the architect of the most effective offenses within the NFL in 2023. The Lions have averaged the fourth most factors per sport within the league since Johnson was promoted to offensive coordinator in 2022.
He served because the group’s move sport coordinator in 2021. Detroit’s 387.4 yards per sport had been the perfect within the league.
Rookies Jahmyr Gibbs and Sam LaPorta thrived of their first season in Johnson’s offense. Each gamers obtained Rookie of the 12 months consideration. Johnson efficiently deployed artistic performs all through the season, and 4 Lions gamers completed the 12 months with 500 or extra yards from scrimmage.
Lions basic manger Brad Holmes can be in command of making tweaks to get the 2024 roster as near Tremendous Bowl prepared as doable. If the Lions fulfill Campbell’s promise, it will mark the franchise’s first-ever Tremendous Bowl look.