Lions promote Steve Gregory to defensive backs coach

Additionally: The Lions also announced that they have promoted Ben Johnson from quality control coach to tight ends coach. Josh Schuler moves to head strength and conditioning coach after joining the team as an assistant strength coach in 2016.

In addition to the promotions, the Lions announced the previously reported hire of inside linebackers coach Tyrone McKenzie and the hiring of defensive assistant Tony Carter. Morris Henry and Tom Kanavy will be the assistant strength coaches while former Patriots defensive tackle Ty Warren has been added to the staff via the William Clay Ford minority coaching assistantship program.

Imagine getting a promotion after working with last year’s defense …

Getting a promotion while sucking. It’s the American dream.