This is a 2021 photo of Kelvin Sheppard of the Detroit Lions NFL football team. This image reflects the  active staff as of February 18st 2021, when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

Kelvin Sheppard

Defensive Assistant


Sheppard joins the Lions as a defensive assistant in 2021, his first position as an NFL coach. He was originally selected by the Buffalo Bills in the third round (68th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft out of LSU and split eight seasons (2011-18) with the Bills, Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins, New York Giants and Detroit.