Lions hire Eagles DB coach Cory Undlin as new defensive coordinator

Posted at 9:04 AM, Jan 13, 2020

The Detroit Lions have their new defensive coordinator.

The team announced it has hired Philadelphia Eagles defensive backs coach Cory Undlin to take over as DC.

ESPN's Field Yates reports that both Undlin and Lions Head Coach Matt Patricia got their start in the league together. They were reportedly both coaching assistants with the Patriots in 2004.

Undlin also coached with the Cleveland Browns, Jacksonville Jaguars and Denver Broncos.