After being released on his 40th birthday after 17 seasons with the organization, Don Muhlbach is back with the Detroit Lions as a special assistant. Muhlbach’s role could consist of some coaching and scouting duties, while reporting to Campbell, GM Brad Holmes, and president and CEO Rod Wood for numerous projects.
Don Muhlbach, who spent 17 seasons as the Lions’ long snapper, now has joined the organization as Special Assistant. In his new full-time role, Muhlbach will support EVP and GM Brad Holmes, President and CEO Rod Wood and HC Dan Campbell with various projects.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 10, 2021
Muhlbach now officially retires as the second-longest tenured player in Lions history with 260 career games under his belt, behind only longtime kicker Jason Hanson.
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