Detroit Lions announce 2022 coaching staff

Allen Park, Mich. – The Detroit Lions today announced the team’s 2022 coaching staff.


Dan Campbell – Head Coach

Duce Staley – Assistant Head Coach/Running Backs

Ben Johnson – Offensive Coordinator

Aaron Glenn – Defensive Coordinator

Dave Fipp – Special Teams Coordinator

Wayne Blair – Defensive Quality Control

Mark Brunell – Quarterbacks

David Corrao – Defensive Assistant / Outside Linebackers

Cameron Davis – Defensive Line Assistant

Tanner Engstrand – Tight Ends/Passing Game Coordinator

Hank Fraley – offensive line

Jett Modkins – Assistant Special Teams

John Morton – Senior Offensive Assistant

Steve Oliver – Offensive Quality Control

DeOn’tae Pannell – WCF Minority Coaching Assistant

Aubrey Pleasant – Defensive Backs/Passing Coordinator

Antwaan Randle El – Wide Receivers

Seth Ryan – Assistant Wide Receiver

Kelvin Sheppard – Linebackers

Stephen Thomas – Defensive Quality Control

Todd Wash – defensive line

Mike Clark – Sports Performance Director

Jill Costanza – Director of Sport Science

Josh Schuler – Head Strength and Conditioning

Morris Henry – Strength & Conditioning Assistant

Kevin Anderson – Chief of Staff / Head Coaches Administration


Morton, entering his 20th NFL season in 2022, joins the Lions after recently spending the 2019-21 seasons as the Las Vegas Raiders’ primary offensive assistant, helping five different offensive players earn Pro Bowl berths. during this period. Morton’s previous NFL experience includes offensive coordinator for the New York Jets (2017), wide receivers coach for the New Orleans Saints (2015-16), wide receivers coach for the San Francisco 49ers (2011-14), Saints offense. passing game assistant/coach (2006), as well as a variety of offensive coaching roles with the Raiders from 1998-2004. His first NFL experience came with the Raiders’ personnel department in 1997. In 2005 , Morton served as the passing games/wide receivers coach at the University of San Diego and from 2007-2010 held various roles on the offensive side. of the ball at USC, including the offensive coordinator. A native of Rochester Hills, Michigan and a graduate of West Michigan, Morton entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent in 1993 and served sparring and boot camp as a wide receiver with the Raiders, Green Bay Packers and Jacksonville Jaguars during the 1993-96 season. He also played with the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL from 1995 to 1996 and with the Frankfurt Galaxy of NFL Europe in 1997.


Davis comes to Detroit after spending the past two seasons (2020-21) as a defensive line coach at Lamar University. A 2012 graduate of Cal State East Bay, Davis’ first coaching job came as assistant defensive line coach at Diablo Valley College from 2013 to 2014. He later served as defensive line and running backs coach. defensive at the University of La Vern in 2015 before being a graduate assistant at Texas A&M (2016), Rice (2017-18) and Kentucky (2019).


Blair is entering his first professional coaching season with the Lions in 2022 as a defensive quality control coach. Blair worked with the Lions during training camp 2021 through the Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Scholarship Program. After serving as a linebacker at Tulane, Blair was selected by the Calgary Stampeders of the CFL in the 1999 Supplemental Draft and also played with the Montreal Alouettes and Toronto Argonauts. Blair began his coaching career at the University of New Haven from 2002 to 2004 before holding numerous coaching positions in South Florida over the past 18 years.

Charles P. Patton