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Jim Caldwell

Born: January 16, 1955 in Beloit, WI
College: Iowa   (school history)

Coaching Results

Challenges
Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Num Won Notes
2009 54 Indianapolis Colts NFL 16 14 2 0 .875 3 2 1 .667 1 5 4 AFC Champions
2010 55 Indianapolis Colts NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 1 0 1 .000 1 8 4
2011 56 Indianapolis Colts NFL 16 2 14 0 .125 4 3 2
2014 59 Detroit Lions NFL 16 11 5 0 .688 1 0 1 .000 2 4 2
2015 60 Detroit Lions NFL 16 7 9 0 .438 3 7 4
5 yrs 80 44 36 0 .550 5 2 3 .400 2.2 27 16
3 yrs IND 48 26 22 0 .542 4 2 2 .500 2.0 16 10
2 yrs DET 32 18 14 0 .563 1 0 1 .000 2.5 11 6

Games over .500: 8
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 0
Conference Championships: 1
Division Championships: 2

Team's Ranks

Team Ranks in various categories, Lower ALWAYS indicates better performance.
Overall Offense Rushing Off Passing Off Defense Rushing Def Passing Def
Year Tm Tms WL% T/G Pts± Yds± Yds Pts GvA Att Yds TD Y/A FL Att Yds TD Int NY/A Yds Pts TkA Att Yds TD Y/A FR Att Yds TD Int nY/A
2009 IND 32 1 13 9 14 9 7 10 31 32 12 30 1 2 2 1 23 4 18 8 18 25 24 7 19 17 30 14 10 15 4
2010 IND 32 8 19 11 8 4 4 12 28 29 12 27 6 1 1 2 18 8 20 23 28 22 25 20 25 13 17 13 9 30 16
2011 IND 32 31 26 30 32 30 28 23 29 26 26 18 29 21 27 29 12 28 25 28 30 32 29 30 17 19 7 15 20 31 27
2012 BAL 32 9 8 11 15 16 10 2 12 11 6 12 3 15 15 18 6 15 17 12 14 29 20 23 8 8 16 17 2 19 16
2013 BAL 32 14 22 20 23 29 25 22 18 30 28 32 2 8 18 25 31 30 12 12 19 16 11 5 5 23 15 12 14 15 16
2014 DET 32 6 6 13 5 19 22 6 25 28 17 29 9 11 12 17 8 19 2 3 8 2 1 5 1 23 28 13 11 3 6
2015 DET 32 17 22 18 17 20 18 17 30 32 24 26 18 4 9 8 19 18 18 23 25 20 19 30 20 14 6 15 18 26 21
5 yrs %tile 64 49 53 56 52 54 61 14 11 46 22 64 79 71 68 53 55 51 50 35 40 42 46 52 49 48 59 61 38 57
3 yrs IND 61 43 51 47 58 63 56 11 13 51 25 66 78 72 70 48 61 38 42 24 21 22 44 40 52 47 59 63 24 54
2 yrs DET 67 59 55 69 42 41 67 17 9 39 17 61 80 70 64 61 45 72 63 52 69 72 48 70 45 50 59 58 58 61

Full Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1977 22 College Iowa Graduate Assistant
1978 23 College Southern Illinois Wide Receivers
1979 24 College Southern Illinois Wide Receivers
1980 25 College Southern Illinois Wide Receivers
1981 26 College Northwestern Offensive Assistant
1982 27 College Colorado Wide Receivers
1983 28 College Colorado Wide Receivers
1984 29 College Colorado Wide Receivers
1985 30 College Louisville Wide Receivers
1986 31 College Penn State Wide Receivers
1987 32 College Penn State Quarterbacks
1988 33 College Penn State Quarterbacks/Passing Game Coordinator
1989 34 College Penn State Quarterbacks/Passing Game Coordinator
1990 35 College Penn State Quarterbacks/Passing Game Coordinator
1991 36 College Penn State Quarterbacks/Passing Game Coordinator
1992 37 College Penn State Quarterbacks/Passing Game Coordinator
1993 38 College Wake Forest Head Coach
1994 39 College Wake Forest Head Coach
1995 40 College Wake Forest Head Coach
1996 41 College Wake Forest Head Coach
1997 42 College Wake Forest Head Coach
1998 43 College Wake Forest Head Coach
1999 44 College Wake Forest Head Coach
2000 45 College Wake Forest Head Coach
2001 46 NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers Quarterbacks
2002 47 NFL Indianapolis Colts Assistant Head Coach/Quarterbacks
2003 48 NFL Indianapolis Colts Assistant Head Coach/Quarterbacks
2004 49 NFL Indianapolis Colts Assistant Head Coach/Quarterbacks
2005 50 NFL Indianapolis Colts Assistant Head Coach/Quarterbacks
2006 51 NFL Indianapolis Colts Assistant Head Coach/Quarterbacks
2007 52 NFL Indianapolis Colts Assistant Head Coach/Quarterbacks
2008 53 NFL Indianapolis Colts Assistant Head Coach/Quarterbacks
2009 54 NFL Indianapolis Colts Head Coach
2010 55 NFL Indianapolis Colts Head Coach
2011 56 NFL Indianapolis Colts Head Coach
2012 57 NFL Baltimore Ravens Quarterbacks/Interim Offensive Coordinator
2013 58 NFL Baltimore Ravens Offensive Coordinator
2014 59 NFL Detroit Lions Head Coach
2015 60 NFL Detroit Lions Head Coach

Challenges

Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2009-09-21 2 15 2-15 CLT 45 O Peyton Manning pass incomplete deep left intended for Reggie Wayne is intercepted by Gibril Wilson at MIA-18.
IND challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was overturned: Peyton Manning pass incomplete deep left intended for Reggie Wayne (defended by Sean Smith)
2009-10-25 3 3 3-3 RAM 49 O Joseph Addai right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by O.J. Atogwe).
IND challenged the first down ruling, and the play was overturned: Joseph Addai right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by O.J. Atogwe)
2009-11-01 3 6 3-6 CLT 19 O Peyton Manning pass complete short left to Dallas Clark for 5 yards (tackle by Dashon Goldson). Dallas Clark fumbles (forced by Dashon Goldson), recovered by Shawntae Spencer at IND-27 (tackle by Charlie Johnson).
IND challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was overturned: Peyton Manning pass complete short left to Dallas Clark for 4 yards (tackle by Dashon Goldson)
2009-11-08 1 10 1-10 CLT 10 O Matt Schaub pass complete short left to Ryan Moats for 9 yards (tackle by Antoine Bethea).
IND challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was overturned: Matt Schaub pass complete short left to Ryan Moats for 9 yards (tackle by Antoine Bethea). Ryan Moats fumbles (forced by Antoine Bethea)
2009-12-27 1 10 1-10 CLT 20 U Curtis Painter sacked by Calvin Pace for -8 yards. Curtis Painter fumbles (forced by Calvin Pace), recovered by Marques Douglas at IND-1 and returned for 1 yards, touchdown.
IND challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was upheld.
2009Challenges: 5 Overturned: 4 Upheld: 1
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2010-09-12 3 13 3-13 HTX 38 U Peyton Manning pass incomplete deep right intended for Anthony Gonzalez.
IND challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld.
2010-09-26 4 1 4-1 CLT 1 O Laurence Maroney left tackle for 1 yard, touchdown.
IND challenged the runner broke the plane ruling, and the play was overturned: Laurence Maroney left tackle for no gain (tackle by Gary Brackett)
2010-10-17 3 6 3-6 CLT 23 U Peyton Manning pass incomplete deep middle intended for Austin Collie (defended by Carlos Rogers).
IND challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld.
2010-11-01 3 6 3-6 HTX 49 O Peyton Manning right tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Bernard Pollard).
IND challenged the first down ruling, and the play was overturned: Peyton Manning right tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Bernard Pollard)
2010-11-07 1 1 1-1 CLT 1 O Michael Vick for 1 yard, touchdown.
IND challenged the runner broke the plane ruling, and the play was overturned: Michael Vick up the middle for no gain (tackle by Pat Angerer)
2010-11-14 2 10 2-10 CLT 30 O Carson Palmer pass complete short left to Charles Johnson for 16 yards.
IND challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Carson Palmer pass incomplete short left intended for Chad Johnson
2011-01-02 1 10 1-10 CLT 47 U Kerry Collins pass complete deep left to Randy Moss for 18 yards (tackle by Justin Tryon).
IND challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2011-01-08 4 3 4-3 CLT 27 U Pat McAfee punts 46 yards.
IND challenged the kick touched ruling, and the play was upheld.
2010Challenges: 8 Overturned: 4 Upheld: 4
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2011-09-18 2 7 2-7 CLT 22 O Colt McCoy pass complete short right to Owen Marecic for 2 yards (tackle by Kavell Conner).
IND challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Colt McCoy pass incomplete short right intended for Owen Marecic
2011-10-16 1 10 1-10 CLT 42 U Curtis Painter pass incomplete short right intended for Austin Collie.
IND challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld.
2011-11-13 1 10 1-10 JAX 46 O Curtis Painter pass incomplete deep left intended for Reggie Wayne is intercepted by William Middleton at JAX-16 and returned for 16 yards (tackle by Donald Brown).
IND challenged the too many players on field ruling, and the play was overturned: Curtis Painter pass incomplete deep left intended for Reggie Wayne is intercepted by William Middleton at JAX-16 and returned for 16 yards (tackle by Donald Brown). Penalty on JAX: Defensive 12 On-field, 5 yards (no play)
2011Challenges: 3 Overturned: 2 Upheld: 1
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2014-11-23 3 4 3-4 NWE 26 O Tom Brady pass complete short right to Julian Edelman for 3 yards (tackle by Glover Quin).
DET challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Tom Brady pass incomplete short right intended for Julian Edelman
2014-12-14 1 10 1-10 DET 38 U Teddy Bridgewater pass complete deep right to Greg Jennings for 26 yards.
DET challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2014-12-21 1 10 1-10 CHI 2 O Jimmy Clausen pass complete short left to Martellus Bennett for 9 yards (tackle by Glover Quin).
DET challenged the runner was down by contact ruling, and the play was overturned: Jimmy Clausen pass complete short left to Martellus Bennett for no gain
2014-12-28 3 3 3-3 GNB 47 U Aaron Rodgers pass complete short left to Eddie Lacy for 5 yards (tackle by DeAndre Levy).
DET challenged the runner was down by contact ruling, and the play was upheld.
2014Challenges: 4 Overturned: 2 Upheld: 2
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2015-09-20 3 5 3-5 MIN 24 O Teddy Bridgewater pass complete short right to Mike Wallace for 5 yards (tackle by Darius Slay).
DET challenged the first down ruling, and the play was overturned: Teddy Bridgewater pass complete short right to Mike Wallace for 4 yards (tackle by Darius Slay)
2015-09-27 2 21 2-21 DEN 11 O Peyton Manning pass complete deep right to Emmanuel Sanders for 20 yards.
DET challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Peyton Manning pass incomplete deep right intended for Emmanuel Sanders
2015-09-27 3 5 3-5 DEN 37 O Peyton Manning pass complete short middle to Demaryius Thomas for 4 yards (tackle by Rashean Mathis).
DET challenged the runner was down by contact ruling, and the play was overturned: Peyton Manning pass complete short middle to Demaryius Thomas for -8 yards (tackle by Rashean Mathis). Demaryius Thomas fumbles (forced by Rashean Mathis), recovered by Quandre Diggs at DEN-29
2015-11-01 2 6 2-6 DET 32 U Alex Smith pass complete short middle to Jeremy Maclin for 11 yards (tackle by Stephen Tulloch).
DET challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2015-12-21 2 11 2-11 DET 11 U . Willie Snead fumbles (forced by Stephen Tulloch), recovered by Willie Snead at DET-4.
DET challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2015-12-21 4 6 4-6 NOR 24 U Drew Brees pass complete short left to Ben Watson for 9 yards (tackle by Tahir Whitehead).
DET challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2015-12-27 3 7 3-7 DET 36 O Matthew Stafford pass complete short right to Golden Tate for 6 yards (tackle by Eric Reid).
DET challenged the first down ruling, and the play was overturned: Matthew Stafford pass complete short right to Golden Tate for 7 yards (tackle by Eric Reid)
2015Challenges: 7 Overturned: 4 Upheld: 3
TotalChallenges: 27 Overturned: 16 Upheld: 11

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
Tony Dungy Assistant Head Coach/Quarterbacks, Quarterbacks
John Harbaugh Offensive Coordinator, Quarterbacks/Interim Offensive Coordinator