Allen Park, Mich. – The Detroit Lions announced today the following update to the coaching staff:
BRIAN PICUCCI – OFFENSIVE ASSISTANT COACH/QUALITY CONTROL
Picucci joins the Lions coaching staff in 2018 after spending the last two seasons (2016-17) at the University of Maine, where he worked as the offensive line/run game coordinator (2017) and running backs coach (2016). His coaching experience spans more than 20 years throughout the college ranks, including previous stints at Becker College (2015), Widener University (2014), Central Connecticut State (2013), UMass (1998-99, 2004-12) and Northeastern (2000-03). Picucci earned his coaching start at Southern Connecticut State in 1994 following a playing career at Syracuse as a fullback and tight end from 1989-93. He graduated from Syracuse with a Bachelor of Science in Education.