Mark Brunell joins the Lions to serve as the team's quarterbacks coach in 2021. Since he concluded his playing career in 2011, he has served as the high school head coach and program director at the Episcopal School of Jacksonville (2013-20), mentor at the NFL Combine, member of the NFL Legends community and sports analyst on WJXT in Jacksonville, Fla.
After being selected by the Green Bay Packers in the fifth round (118th overall) of the 1993 NFL Draft out of Washington, Brunell embarked on a 19-year NFL career (1993-2011) with the Packers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Washington Football Team, New Orleans Saints and New York Jets. He appeared in 193 career games (151 starts) and completed 2,761-of-4,640 passes (59.5%) for 184 touchdowns and 108 interceptions for an 84.0 passer rating. He also added 513 rushing attempts for 2,421 yards (4.7 avg.) and 15 touchdowns.