By BOB McGINN
Ownership’s decision whether to retain or fire a head coach in the NFL sometimes does come down to the final impression.
Martha Firestone Ford’s call on coach Jim Caldwell next week could hinge on how the Detroit Lions (8-7) fare Sunday against the Green Bay Packers (7-8) at Ford Field.
If the Lions win, it would give them their first sweep of the Packers since 1991. Aaron Rodgers or no Aaron Rodgers, a sweep would end another of the Lions’ ugly streaks. It also would give Detroit its third winning season in four years under Caldwell.
Green Bay’s Mike McCarthy went 6-0 agains...
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