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Ravens players react to Jim Caldwell taking the Lions job

Here are a few player reactions to the news that Caldwell is now the head coach of the Detroit Lions.

Jim Caldwell took the head coaching job of the Detroit Lions on Tuesday.
Jim Caldwell took the head coaching job of the Detroit Lions on Tuesday.
Rob Carr

With the season over, there isn't any locker room availability to gauge players' reactions to Jim Caldwell taking the Lions head coaching job.

Thankfully, there's Twitter.

Not too many Ravens players took to the social media site to offer an opinion on Caldwell's latest move in the coaching ranks. But a few did. Here's what they had to say.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Congrats to Coach Caldwell...great coach/teacher and even better person..he always taught us something new..he will do well in Detroit</p>&mdash; Torrey Smith (@TorreySmithWR) <a href="https://twitter.com/TorreySmithWR/statuses/423178674138251264">January 14, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Very happy for coach Caldwell. He is a great coach and a great person. I think Detroit is lucky to have him.</p>&mdash; Gino Gradkowski (@GinoGrad56) <a href="https://twitter.com/GinoGrad56/statuses/423179190171881472">January 14, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Congratulations to Jim Caldwell on being appointed Detroit&#39;s new head coach - Joe</p>&mdash; Joe Flacco (@TeamFlacco) <a href="https://twitter.com/TeamFlacco/statuses/423219652894793728">January 14, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Agreed RT <a href="https://twitter.com/JPowers25">@JPowers25</a>: Congrats to Jim Caldwell on the Lions job, great man and great coach</p>&mdash; AQ Shipley (@aqshipley) <a href="https://twitter.com/aqshipley/statuses/423172984745263106">January 14, 2014</a></blockquote>
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