The Lions are hiring Antwaan Randle El as the coach of wide receivers

Allen Park, Michigan – The Detroit Lions announced today that they have hired Antwaan Randle El as the coach of a broad team.

Randle El joined the Lions after spending the past two seasons (2019-20) as an offensive assistant in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. During his tenure, the Buccaneers foul took first place in passing the yard and passing, second in points and third in the overall foul. He recently helped lead the Buccaneers to a 31-9 win over the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl LV.

As a player, Randle El originally entered the NFL as a second-round draft pick (62nd overall) with the Pittsburgh Steelers of Indiana in the 2002 NFL Draft. In nine years separated from Pittsburgh and Washington, he appeared in 143 career games (71 start) and recorded 370 receptions for 4,467 yards (12.1 av.) and 15 touchdowns, along with 438 yards for the chase, 323 yards for the pass and six passes. In addition, Randel El added 4,316 yards and six touchdowns on the kick and back. A native of Riverdale, Ill., He also appeared on Hoosiers basketball and baseball teams at various points during college.