Luke Fickell spoke to Lions about coaching vacancy last year

I think what’s become more clear is that Dan Campbell was not the Lions first choice. It’s clear they had to settle. Until the franchise gets some building blocks - no real coach is going to want to come here.

I don’t think that’s clear. I can see how your reading of tea leaves would tell you that, and you may in fact be right, but “clear” suggests a degree of evidence that we simply don’t have.


Call him again.