Mariucci Claims Off-Season "By Far" Team's Best

After four years and a steady diet of losing game after game, it might take more than personnel changes to get the Lions back to respectability.
June 25, 2005

Draft Day: Millen, Mariucci Rave About Williams

Matt Millen during Press Conference: "You can go with three wide receivers and you have Kevin Jones back there and you have Marcus Pollard at tight and you can even put Kevin Johnson in and go four wide. What strikes me is this - a few years back we sat here and said we need playmakers. We needed to get younger, faster, and healthier and we needed playermakers. Right now, we've done that. Across the board we have playmakers." More comments from Mariucci and Millen inside.
April 23, 2005

NFL Combine Buzz Day Three

Anticipation, expectation, disappointment, and elation was the theme of day three at the 2005 NFL Combine in Indianapolis.
February 26, 2005

Is Warner talk smokescreen for Garcia?

Detroit Lions head coach Steve Mariucci, speaking to a select group of media, said that Detroit would be in the market for a backup quarterback and that he didn't know who would make up his "pitching staff" this fall. While the name of former Giants backup Kurt Warner was mentioned was that just to hide their interest in Cleveland Browns starter Jeff Garcia?
February 13, 2005

Offensive coordinator is "job one" for Lions

After returning from a week of scouting talent at the East-West shrine game, Lions' head coach Steve Mariucci would like to add an offensive coordinator to his staff to help get on with the task of revamping the offensive playbook in order to better take advantage of the team's strengths while diminishing its weaknesses.
January 18, 2005