Lions Cut Loose 3 CoachesThe Detroit Lions have reportedly cut loose three coaches on their staff.
Lions' WR Coach: Isolation, Not Concussions Kill Former NFL PlayersJefferson 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."
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.
Terry Foster: Lions Receivers Coach Jefferson Teaches Life As Well As The GameShawn 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.