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Detroit Lions Coaching News & Rumors

All the comings and going of the Detroit Lions coaching staff from SB Nation's Pride of Detroit.

Detroit Lions announce several coaching changes for 2024 season

The Detroit Lions announced three new hirings, and it appears six coaches will not return in 2024.

Open thread: Which Lions coaching change is the most promising?

The Detroit Lions have made a handful of reported coaching changes. Which will serve the team best in 2024?

2024 NFL coaching carousel: Tracking rumors, interviews of Lions coordinators

Detroit Lions coordinators Aaron Glenn and Ben Johnson are hot candidates in the 2024 NFL coaching carousel. We’re tracking all the interviews here.

Former Lions QB David Blough joins Washington Commanders coaching staff

Former Detroit Lions quarterback David Blough has accepted a coaching position with the Washington Commanders.

Commanders hire Lions 26-year front office executive

Detroit Lions executive Lance Newmark will be the Washington Commanders’ next assistant general manager.

Report: Lions DB coach Brian Duker joining the Miami Dolphins

After being promoted throughout his three years in Detroit, Duker is headed to Miami.

Lions’ Tanner Engstrand set to return as final NFL coordinator job filled

With the Seattle Seahawks hiring Ryan Grubb for OC, the Detroit Lions’ entire coaching staff is in line to return in 2024, including Tanner Engstrand.

Detroit Lions reportedly hiring new pass game coordinator

The Detroit Lions are adding another coach to their staff, and yes, it’s another former player.

The spin on Detroit Lions OC Ben Johnson has gotten out of control

It’s become pretty clear that both the Washington Commanders and Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Ben Johnson are beefing through the media.

2 Detroit Lions coaches passed over for Buccaneers OC job

Pass game coordinator Tanner Engstrand and WR coach Antwaan Randle El may be returning to the Detroit Lions in 2024 after other teams went elsewhere for their offensive coordinator hires.

Lions DC Aaron Glenn set to return in 2024, as Commanders hire Dan Quinn

The Detroit Lions will apparently return both coordinators as Aaron Glenn was passed over for the Washington Commanders head coach job.

What Titans media, fans are saying about losing DL coach Terrell Williams to Lions

A look at what Tennessee Titans fans and analysts think of new Lions defensive coach Terrell Williams.

Report: Lions hiring a new run game coordinator, defensive line coach

The Detroit Lions are adding a new coach to their staff, via a report from The Athletic’s Dianna Russini.

Amon-Ra St. Brown reveals why Ben Johnson is returning to Detroit Lions

On his podcast, Amon-Ra St. Brown revealed a conversation he had with Detroit Lions OC Ben Johnson, who told him why he was returning.

Detroit Lions OC Ben Johnson will return for another season

Detroit Lions offensive coordinator will run it back another year, as he has reported told the Seahawks and Commanders he’s coming back to Detroit.

Bucs interview Lions WR coach Antwaan Randle El for OC position

Randle El is being tapped for his transformation of Detroit’s WRs into stars.

Detroit Lions coach to interview for Patriots offensive coordinator job

Detroit Lions pass game coordinator—a candidate to fill in for Ben Johnson—is reportedly a candidate for the Patriots’ offensive coordinator job.

Nearly half of NFL fans want Detroit Lions to win the Super Bowl

The Detroit Lions are quickly becoming America’s sweetheart, as most NFL fans are pulling for them to win their first Super Bowl in franchise history.

Another team passes on Lions coordinators, as only 2 head coaching jobs remain

The Atlanta Falcons passed over Detroit Lions OC Ben Johnson and DC Aaron Glenn, and now only two vacancies remain in the NFL coaching carousel.

2 teams request in-person interview with Lions’ Ben Johnson, Aaron Glenn

Both Detroit Lions coordinators remain serious candidates for the Atlanta Falcons head coach vacancy.

Lions COO Mike Disner will return to team for 2024 season

Detroit Lions COO Mike Disner withdrew his name from consideration of the Panthers GM job and will return to Detroit for 2024.

Detroit Lions DC Aaron Glenn will interview for 2 head coach jobs

Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Aaron Glenn will interview for the Atlanta Falcons and Tennessee Titans jobs.

Report: Lions OC Ben Johnson has 2 head coaching interviews this week

After reportedly having serious interest in Ben Johnson, the Commanders and Panthers have scheduled interviews with the Lions current offensive coordinator about their vacant head coaching positions.

Detroit Lions coordinators plan to interview for head coach jobs later this week

Detroit Lions coordinators Aaron Glenn and Ben Johnson are expected to interview for several head coach vacancies later this week.

Lions OC Ben Johnson reportedly the top target for Washington Commanders job

Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Ben Johnson is now the top candidate for two different NFL head coaching jobs.

Detroit Lions COO Mike Disner generating interest for GM vacancies

Mike Disner is a young rising star in the Detroit Lions organization and the NFL is taking notice.

Report: Commanders request to interview both Lions coordinators

Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Ben Johnson and defensive coordinator Aaron Glenn have already emerged as candidates for the Washington Commanders job.

Lions DC Aaron Glenn voted most popular coordinator by players in NFLPA survey

Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Aaron Glenn is the most popular coordinator in football, according to an NFLPA survey of over 1,700 players.

Report: Ben Johnson has HUGE asking price for head coach job—agent denies it

Ben Johnson reportedly wants to get paid like a top-three head coach, per a report from Josina Anderson.

Former Lions positional coach fired by Panthers

Former Detroit Lions running backs coach/assistant head coach Duce Staley was fired from the same position with the Carolina Panthers on Monday.

Panthers fire Frank Reich: Could they target Ben Johnson again?

The Carolina Panthers have fired yet another head coach and the early speculation is that they could make another run at Detroit Lions OC Ben Johnson.

UPDATE: Lions coach Dan Campbell responds to Texas A&M rumors

File this under: DUH

Detroit Lions make more changes to strength and conditioning department

The Detroit Lions have two new assistant strength and conditioning coaches: Corey Smith and EJ Hibbler.

Rising LB coach Kelvin Sheppard on a mission to prove Dan Campbell right

Detroit Lions linebacker coach Kelvin Sheppard has more on his plate in 2023 and full belief from his head coach. Now he’s using that pressure as motivation for success.

Lions RB coach Scottie Montgomery to participate in NFL’s coach accelerator program

New Detroit Lions assistant HC/RB coach Scottie Montgomery will have the opportunity to expand his network at the 2023 NFL Coach Accelerator program.

Detroit Lions finalize 2023 coaching staff, announce hiring of new offensive coach

A look at the Detroit Lions’ full 2023 coaching staff and the changes they’ve made this year.


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