The Lions are bringing assist a acquainted face to the coaching employees. Dilapidated Lions linebacker Kelvin Sheppard is rejoining the team as the new LBs coach, per rather just a few sources.
The dart will not be any longer yet authentic, but Sheppard today added “Detroit Lions” to his Twitter profile and has retweeted a entire lot of messages indicating beef up for his apparent hiring.
Sheppard comes from LSU, where he was hired last March as the director of participant construction for his alma mater. His NFL profession ended after a stint in 2018 with the Lions, his sixth team in eight NFL seasons. Sheppard was a Third-round purchase by the Bills in 2011 after a stellar college profession.
Sheppard joins new inside LB coach Impress DeLeone, whose hiring was officially announced by the Lions on Friday.