May 27, 2022

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Packers finish regular season in Detroit

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Packers finish regular season in Detroit

Packers head coach Matt LaFleur is from Mount Pleasant, Mich., and played quarterback at Saginaw Valley State (2000-02). LaFleur later became an offensive assistant at his alma mater (2003), and then a graduate assistant at Central Michigan (2004-05) and quarterbacks/wide receivers coach at Northern Michigan (2006)…Packers defensive coordinator Joe Barry held the same role with the Lions for two seasons (2007-08)…Barry also played for the University of Michigan from 1989-90…Packers offensive line coach Adam Stenavich played collegiately at Michigan (2002-05) and later was a strength and conditioning intern (2011) and a graduate assistant (2012-13) for the Wolverines…Packers LB Rashan Gary (2016-18) and G Jon Runyan (2016-19) both played at the University of Michigan…Packers quarterbacks coach Luke Getsy was the wide receivers coach at Western Michigan in 2013…Packers coaching assistant Ruvell Martin played collegiately with LaFleur at Saginaw Valley State (2000-03) and attended high school in Muskegon, Mich. …Lions senior defensive assistant Dom Capers served as the Packers’ defensive coordinator from 2009-17…Lions senior personnel executive John Dorsey spent 21 years as an executive with the Green Bay Packers and also played for the Packers from 1984-88…Lions quarterbacks coach Mark Brunell was selected by the Packers in the fifth round of the 1993 NFL Draft and spent the first two seasons of his career (1993-94) in Green Bay…Lions RB Jamaal Williams spent the first four seasons of his career with Green Bay (2017-20)…Lions QB Tim Boyle spent three years as a backup with Green Bay (2018-20)…Packers WR Equanimeous St. Brown and Lions WR Amon-ra St. Brown are brothers…Barry served as the Los Angeles Rams assistant head coach/linebackers coach (2017-20), where he coached Lions QB Jared Goff and DE Michael Brockers…Packers S Adrian Amos played for the Chicago Bears (2015-18), where he played alongside Lions DL Nick Williams (2018)…Packers T Dennis Kelly (2016-20) played for the Tennessee Titans, where he overlapped with Lions WR Kalif Raymond (2018-20)…Packers P Corey Bojorquez played for the Buffalo Bills (2018-20), where he played with Lions S Dean Marlowe (2017-20)…Packers chief of staff Darryl Franklin spent three years as a graduate assistant at Central Michigan University. Additionally, Franklin was a player personnel intern with the Lions in 2008…Lions WR Quintez Cephus played for Wisconsin from 2016-19…Packers defensive line coach Jerry Montgomery served in the same role at Michigan from 2011-12…Green Bay running backs coach Ben Sirmans coached at Michigan State for two seasons (2005-06)…Packers assistant defensive backs coach Ryan Downard played safety at Eastern Michigan from 2007-10…Packers defensive backs coach Jerry Gray coached on the same staff as Lions offensive line coach Hank Fraley for the Minnesota Vikings from 2014-16…Lions head equipment manager Tim O’Neil spent six seasons as an equipment assistant in Green Bay (1995-2000).