Lions Officially Announce 2021 Coaching Staff

The Detroit Lions announced their 2021 coaching staff under new HC Dan Campbell on Wednesday. 

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Here’s the full staff:

  • Dan Campbell – Head Coach
  • Duce Staley – Assistant Head Coach/Running Backs
  • Anthony Lynn – Offensive Coordinator
  • Aaron Glenn – Defensive Coordinator
  • Dave Fipp – Special Teams Coordinator
  • Mark Brunell – Quarterbacks
  • Dom Capers – Senior Defensive Assistant
  • Mark DeLeone – Inside Linebackers
  • Brian Duker – Defensive Assistant
  • Tanner Engstrand – Offensive Quality Control
  • Hank Fraley – Offensive Line
  • Ben Johnson – Tight Ends
  • Jett Modkins – Assistant Special Teams
  • DeOn’tae Pannell – WCF Minority Coaching Assistantship
  • Aubrey Pleasant – Defensive Backs/Pass Game Coordinator
  • Antwaan Randle El – Wide Receivers
  • Seth Ryan – Assistant Wide Receivers
  • Kelvin Sheppard – Defensive Assistant
  • Stephen Thomas – Defensive Quality Control
  • Todd Wash – Defensive Line
  • Kevin Anderson – Chief of Staff/Head Coach Administration
  • David Corrao – Director of Football Research
  • Mike Clark – Director of Sports Performance
  • Josh Schuler – Head Strength & Conditioning
  • Morris Henry – Assistant Strength & Conditioning

Campbell, 44, is a former third-round pick of the Giants back in 1999. He played 11 seasons for the Giants, Cowboys, Lions and Saints.

Campbell began his coaching career with the Dolphins as an interim in 2010 and actually took over for Joe Philbin as the team’s interim head coach. The Saints hired him a year later as their assistant head coach/TEs coach.

Lynn, 51, played six seasons in the NFL for the Broncos and 49ers before taking his first coaching job in 2000 as the Broncos’ special teams assistant. He had brief stints with the Jaguars, Cowboys, Browns and Jets as their running backs coach before he was hired by the Bills in 2015.

Buffalo promoted Lynn to offensive coordinator after firing Greg Roman and he later took over for Rex Ryan towards the end of the 2016 season. The Chargers later hired him as their head coach in 2017. Earlier this year, they signed him to a one-year extension through 2021. 

During his four years with the Chargers, Lynn has led the team to a record of 33-31 (51.6 percent), which includes one playoff appearance.

Glenn, 48, is a former first-round pick of the Jets back in 1994. He played 15 seasons for the Jets, Texans, Cowboys, Jaguars and Saints.

Glenn began his NFL coaching career with the Browns back in 2014 as their assistant defensive backs coach. From there, the Saints hired him two years later as their defensive backs coach and he’s remained in New Orleans ever since. 


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