Head Coach of the Detroit Lions
Hired as head coach for the Detroit Lions January 14, 2014.
Coached in three Super Bowls with Indianapolis (XLI and XLIV) and Baltimore (XLVII) and won two Super Bowl titles (Indianapolis and Baltimore).
In first year as head coach for Indianapolis (2009), he won the AFC Championship and led the franchise to Super Bowl XLIV. He became the first NFL coach to win his first 14 games and the fifth rookie head coach to reach the Super Bowl.
One of four head coaches to produce 24+ regular-season wins and a Super Bowl berth in their first two career seasons as head coach.
Holds a 26-22 (.542) regular-season record in three seasons as an NFL head coach, including two seasons with at least 10 wins.
Led the Colts to two consecutive AFC South division titles in 2009 and 2010.
In eight of the 10 seasons Caldwell coached in Indianapolis, the Colts ranked in the Top-10 in total offense eight times and six times in the Top-5.
From 2003-09, Caldwell was the Colts quarterbacks coach and was also promoted to assistant head coach and associate head coach during that time. He worked closely with QB Peyton Manning and the team’s quarterbacks. During that span, Indianapolis set NFL records with seven consecutive seasons finishing with 11+ wins (6, Dallas 1976-81) and 12+ victories (4, Dallas, 1992-95).
Manning won all four of his NFL MVP (2003, 2004, 2008, 2009) awards under Caldwell’s tutelage.
Two of his quarterbacks, Manning (Super Bowl XLI) and Ravens QB Joe Flacco (Super Bowl XLVII) were named Super Bowl MVPs following their teams’ respective championship runs.
Led the Ravens offense to a 5-2 record after taking over as offensive coordinator late in the 2012 season as the team averaged 400.5 yards per game during that span.
Has amassed 37 years of coaching experience, including 24 on the college level and 13 in the NFL.