Lions hire Darrell Bevell as offensive coordinator

Posted at 4:10 PM, Jan 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-16 16:11:55-05

DETROIT — The Detroit Lions announced Wednesday that they have hired Darrell Bevell as offensive coordinator.

Detroit parted ways with former offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter at the conclusion of last season.

Bevell spent seven seasons as offensive coordinator for the Seattle Seahawks, reaching the playoffs in five seasons and winning a Super Bowl. He also spent five seasons as the Minnesota Vikings’ offensive coordinator.