CBS Sports analyst and former NFL MVP Boomer Esiason speaks to the media on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, in advance of Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta.
Dave Birkett, Detroit Free of charge Press
ATLANTA — Matthew Stafford has a new quarterbacks mentor for the third time in 4 seasons.
With George Godsey established to be part of new Miami Dolphins mentor Brian Flores’ staff after the Super Bowl, the Lions are employing Houston Texans quarterbacks mentor Sean Ryan as his substitute.
Ryan invested the last a few seasons with the Texans and worked the last two a long time as Deshaun Watson’s quarterbacks mentor.
Watson threw for 4,165 yards and 26 touchdowns this time, his very first entire yr in the NFL right after tearing his ACL as a rookie.
Stafford, who had a disappointing time with just 3,777 yards passing, will enter 2019 with a new play caller — offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell — and position mentor.
Ryan has invested the last 12 a long time in the NFL, sporting a range of hats for the Texans and New York Giants. He coached huge receivers and quarterbacks at the two stops, and started his NFL job as an offensive high quality command mentor on the 2007 Giants group that beat Lions mentor Matt Patricia’s New England Patriots in the Super Bowl.
Godsey invested two seasons as a Lions assistant, the very first as a defensive assistant in charge of specific tasks.
He was promoted to quarterbacks coach last February, right after Brian Callahan still left for the Oakland Raiders. Callahan joined the Lions in 2016, months right after Jim Bob Cooter was elevated from quarterbacks mentor to offensive coordinator.
The Lions have a few openings on staff members right after running backs mentor David Walker declared Tuesday he was leaving the coaching career to devote a lot more time with his loved ones.
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