Lions hire Dom Capers as senior defensive assistant

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Posted at 6:27 PM, Jan 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-29 18:27:16-05

(WXYZ) -- The Detroit Lions have hired Dom Capers as a senior defensive assistant on Dan Campbell's coaching staff.

Capers served in the same role for the Minnesota Vikings in 2020 and the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2019.

Capers spent 2009-17 as defensive coordinator for the Green Bay Packers, and had head coaching stints with the Houston Texans and Carolina Panthers.