4 New coaches hired by Detroit Lions

According to The Detroit Lions, head coach Dan Campbell has officially hired for more coaches for his staff.

From Detroit Lions:

TODD WASH – DEFENSIVE LINE

Wash joins the Lions as the team’s defensive line coach in 2021, his 26th season as a coach and his 15th in the NFL. Wash spent the last eight seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars, originally joining the staff as a defensive line coach/run game coordinator in 2013 and serving as the defensive coordinator from 2016-20. Prior to joining Jacksonville, he spent the 2011-12 seasons as the Seattle Seahawks’ defensive line coach and served as a defensive line coach (2008-10) and defensive quality control coach (2007) for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

SETH RYAN – ASSISTANT WIDE RECEIVERS

Ryan joins the Lions as the team’s assistant wide receivers coach in 2021 after spending the past four seasons (2017-20) with the Los Angeles Chargers, serving as a coaching intern from 2017-18 and an offensive quality control coach from 2019-20.

KELVIN SHEPPARD – DEFENSIVE ASSISTANT

Sheppard joins the Lions as a defensive assistant in 2021, his first position as an NFL coach. He was originally selected by the Buffalo Bills in the third round (68th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft out of LSU and split eight seasons (2011-18) with the Bills, Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins, New York Giants and Detroit.

BRIAN DUKER – DEFENSIVE ASSISTANT

Duker joins the Lions as a defensive assistant in 2021 after spending the last three seasons with the Baltimore Ravens. He joined the team in 2018 as defensive staff assistant/coaching analyst, before being promoted in 2019 to coaching analyst – defense.

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