Lions players react to Jim Caldwell return

Posted at 11:10 AM, Jan 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-15 11:10:21-05

On Friday morning, the Detroit Lions announced they would keep head coach Jim Caldwell for the 2016 season.

After the announcement came down, many Lions players expressed their excitement on Twitter.

Punter Sam Martin was so excited he used extra letters!

Tight end Eric Ebron also believes the team will go far in 2016.

Defensive end Ziggy Ansah went the Sam Martin route using multiple letters and even some emoji.

Darryl Tapp used on emoji to describe his excitement over Caldwell's return. Mobile users click here.

Running back Theo Riddick said it was a good start to his Friday.

Linebacker Tahir Whitehead said it was great to hear the news.

Finally, Dan Orlovsky said Caldwell has done more for players than fans could imagine.