Lions rehire Bonamego as special teams coordinator

John Bonamego will return to his previous role as the special teams coordinator for the Detroit Lions, the team announced Tuesday.He held the position in 2013-14 before leaving to become the head coach at Central Michigan in 2015. The Chippewas appeared in bowl games in his first three seasons, but when the team finished 1-11 in 2018, Bonamego was fired.He has 16 years of coaching experience in the NFL, also working with special teams in Jacksonville, Green Bay, New Orleans and Miami.