COACHES
Evan Rothstein
Offensive Assistant/Research and Analysis

Biography

Evan Rothstein enters his seventh season with the Detroit Lions after joining the club in 2012. He spent two seasons as the team’s special teams quality control coach before becoming the team’s special projects coach in 2014, where he worked with the defense in addition to assisting Head Coach Jim Caldwell in day-to-day operations and game day tasks. In his current role as the team’s offensive assistant, Rothstein works with the offensive staff and quarterbacks in all facets of preparation for the team’s weekly opponents, in addition to continuing to assist Coach Caldwell.

Evan Rothstein enters his seventh season with the Detroit Lions after joining the club in 2012. He spent two seasons as the team’s special teams quality control coach before becoming the team’s special projects coach in 2014, where he worked with the defense in addition to assisting Head Coach Jim Caldwell in day-to-day operations and game day tasks. In his current role as the team’s offensive assistant, Rothstein works with the offensive staff and quarterbacks in all facets of preparation for the team’s weekly opponents, in addition to continuing to assist Coach Caldwell.

The Lions offense has continued its ascent as one of the most efficient in the NFL, including last season as the team set a new franchise record for fewest giveaways (15) in a single-season since 1940, surpassing the team’s previous best of 20 accomplished twice (2014, 2004). Since 2012, the Lions rank ninth in net yards per game (365.4), fifth in passing yards per game (272.0), and eighth in total first downs (1,708) during that span.

As an undergraduate student at SUNY Cortland, Rothstein began his coaching career with the Red Dragons where he served as the student assistant offensive line coach, quality control and director of video operations from the fall of 2006 to the spring of 2009.

Rothstein arrived in Detroit after spending two seasons (2010-11) as the offensive quality control coach for the Syracuse University Orange football program. For the fall of 2009, Rothstein interned with the Syracuse University football video operations department before returning briefly to SUNY Cortland as their offensive line coach for the spring of 2010. He returned to the Syracuse University football staff as their offensive quality control coach in July of 2010.

Rothstein arrived in Detroit after spending two seasons (2010-11) as the offensive quality control coach for the Syracuse University Orange football program. For the fall of 2009, Rothstein interned with the Syracuse University football video operations department before returning briefly to SUNY Cortland as their offensive line coach for the spring of 2010. He returned to the Syracuse University football staff as their offensive quality control coach in July of 2010.

 

ROTHSTEIN’S COACHING BACKGROUND

Detroit Lions..................................................................................... 2012-

          Offensive Assistant/Research & Analysis................................ 2015-

          Special Projects....................................................................... 2014

          Quality Control/Special Teams................................................. 2012-13

Syracuse........................................................................................... 2010-11

          Quality Control......................................................................... 2010-11

SUNY Cortland................................................................................. 2010

          Offensive Line.......................................................................... 2010

Recent Videos

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    Posted Oct 22, 2017

    Tori Petry, Tim Twentyman and Mike O'Hara break down the Lions' first six games of the season and assess where the team is at during their bye.

  • Top 10 Defensive Plays

    Posted Oct 20, 2017

    Watch the Lions' top 10 defensive plays through the first 6 weeks of the season

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    Posted Oct 20, 2017

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  • Top 10 Offensive Plays

    Posted Oct 19, 2017

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  • Inside look at player workouts and recovery

    Posted Oct 18, 2017

    Head strength and conditioning coach Harold Nash Jr. and team performance dietician Sarah Snyder take Tori Petry through a day in the life of post-game day recovery, presented by Kroger.

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