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DETROIT, MI - CIRCA 2011: In this handout image provided by the NFL, Shawn Jefferson of the Detroit Lions poses for his NFL headshot circa 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)

Lions Cut Loose 3 Coaches

The Detroit Lions have reportedly cut loose three coaches on their staff.

97.1 The Ticket–12/31/2012

DETROIT, MI - CIRCA 2011: In this handout image provided by the NFL, Shawn Jefferson of the Detroit Lions poses for his NFL headshot circa 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)

Lions’ WR Coach: Isolation, Not Concussions Kill Former NFL Players

Jefferson speaks from experience. He thought his post-football life would be great. He had saved and invested his money wisely. He had a young family to tend to. He figured he could happily live out his days fishing and, as he put it, “living the salt life.”

CBS Detroit–05/11/2012

DETROIT, MI - CIRCA 2011: In this handout image provided by the NFL, Shawn Jefferson of the Detroit Lions poses for his NFL headshot circa 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)

Lions’ WR Coach: Post-Career Alienation Is ‘What Kills You’

Lions wide receivers coach Shawn Jefferson doesn’t think concussions are triggering the recent rash of suicides among former players.

97.1 The Ticket–05/10/2012

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Terry Foster: Lions Receivers Coach Jefferson Teaches Life As Well As The Game

Shawn Jefferson wanted to send a message to his players. So during training camp last season he shocked everybody by coming out in shoulder pads and worked with the wide receivers.

97.1 The Ticket–08/26/2011