ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have confirmed that head coach Jim Caldwell will be back for the 2017 season. Despite losing their last three games of the season, the Lions qualified for the postseason as a wild-card team. Had they beaten the Packers Sunday night they would have won the NFC North championship.

Caldwell led the Colts to the Super Bowl in his first of three seasons in Indianpolis and was fired after his third year with a 26-22 record after the 2011 season.

Sixth-seeded Detroit plays at third-seeded Seattle on Saturday night.

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