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Detroit Lions 2019 coaching search tracker: News, rumors for team’s offensive coordinator job

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Your one-stop-shop for all the Lions coaching and administrative rumors and news.

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The Detroit Lions are clearly making some changes in 2019, and they are certainly warranted after a disappointing 2018 season. The season cost offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter and special teams coordinator Joe Marciano their jobs, and it appears more changes are on the way.

The team is keeping news heavily under wraps, but two weeks into the offensive coordinator search, it appears we’re finally getting some morsels of information. So to keep up with everything happening, we’re going to use this tracker so fans can easily follow all the news, rumors and official transactions the team has made this offseason.

Here, you’ll be able to quickly see which positions have been vacated, which have been filled and all confirmed candidates for each job. We will be consistently updating this as news comes in.

Without further ado, here is our Lions Coaching Changes Offseason Tracker.

Offensive coordinator

Fired: Jim Bob Cooter (interviewing for Browns OC)
Hired: N/A

Candidates:

Offensive assistant

Fired: Derius Swinton
Hired: N/A

Defensive quality control assistant

Fired: Steven Williams
Hired: N/A

Special Teams coordinator

Fired: Joe Marciano (fired in season)
Hired: N/A

Candidates:

Vice president of football operations

Fired: Matt Harriss
Hired: Mike Disner