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Lions hire John Bonamego as special teams coordinator

John Bonamego head coach of the Central Michigan Chippewas during the game against the Presbyterian Blue Hose at Kelly/Shorts Stadium on September 1, 2016 in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

DETROIT — The Detroit Lions have hired former Central Michigan University head football coach John Bonamego as a special teams coordinator.

Bonamego led the Chippewas for four seasons before being let go at the end of the 2018 season. Prior to CMU, Bonamego worked as a special teams coordinator for the Lions from 2013-14.

He has also worked for the Green Bay Packers, New Orleans Saints, Miami Dolphins and Jacksonville Jaguars.

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