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Lions | Stanton takes 20 percent of reps in practice Thursday

Thu, 30 Oct 2008 13:53:23 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions QB Drew Stanton took about 20 percent of the repetitions with the team's offense. Offensive coordinator Jim Colletto said he did not want to embarrass Stanton by playing him, though, because Stanton isn't ready.

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Lions | Johnson optimistic entering second season

Sat, 14 Jun 2008 08:51:56 -0700

Mike O'Hara, of the Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson says he expects to be a more complete receiver this season in the offense of new coordinator Jim Colletto. The Lions expect to run more and use more two-receiver formations, which should play to Johnson's strengths. "We learned a lot," Johnson said of Colletto's system. "We're a lot better route-runners. Every position has gotten better." Johnson also will play this season at 230 pounds, at least five pounds lighter than his rookie season.

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Lions | Kitna has freedom to move around

Thu, 22 May 2008 13:37:30 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Jim Colletto commented on QB Jon Kitna's new freedom to move around. "It's kind of hard to figure out where he's going to get hit from now."

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Lions | Colletto plans to use a balanced attack offense

Thu, 17 Jan 2008 15:31:56 -0800

Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Jim Colletto said Thursday, Jan. 17, that the offensive philosophy will be a balanced attack approach in 2008.

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Lions | Colletto says run game will be used more

Thu, 17 Jan 2008 15:01:59 -0800

Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Jim Colletto said Thursday, Jan. 17, that he would like to have more run plays during games.

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Lions | Colletto to be formally introduced

Wed, 16 Jan 2008 14:16:42 -0800

Detroit Lions head coach Rod Marinelli will formally introduce Jim Colletto as the team's offensive coordinator Thursday, Jan. 17.

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Lions | Colletto to be named offensive coordinator

Wed, 02 Jan 2008 09:24:58 -0800

ESPN.com reports the Detroit Lions will name current offensive line coach Jim Colletto as the team's new offensive coordinator, according to a source. Colletto will remain as the offensive line coach.

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Lions | Colletto hired as offensive line coach

Mon, 29 Jan 2007 12:07:03 -0800

The Detroit Lions announced Monday, Jan. 29, the hiring of Jim Colletto as the team's offensive line coach. Colletto spent last season as the offensive line coach for UCLA. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Lions | Colletto could become new OL coach

Mon, 22 Jan 2007 08:08:57 -0800

Tom Kowalski, of Mlive.com, reports the Detroit Lions could be close to hiring Jim Colletto as their new offensive line coach. Colletto served as the offensive line coach of the Oakland Raiders last season and he is the favorite for the same role in Detroit.

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Raiders | Slater may be hired

Tue, 14 Feb 2006 06:39:43 -0800

Steve Corkran, of the Contra Costa Times, reports former St. Louis Rams OL Jackie Slater is the leading candidate to replace Jim Colletto as the Oakland Raiders new offensive line coach.

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