Colts Interview Detroit Lions Offensive Coordinator Ben Johnson For Head Coach Position

The Lions had the NFL's fifth-highest scoring average in 2022 under Johnson. 

23-colts-hc_interview-johnson-1920x1080

The Colts on Friday completed an interview for the team's head coaching position with Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Ben Johnson.

Johnson, in his first season as the Lions' offensive coordinator, guided Detroit to the NFL's fifth-highest scoring average (26.6 points/game) and third-highest total offense average (380 yards/game).

Johnson served as the Lions' tight ends coach from 2020-2021, and was an offensive quality control coach for Detroit in 2019. Prior to Detroit. Johnson spent eight years with the Miami Dolphins as an offensive assistant (2012), assistant quarterbacks coach (2013-2015), tight ends coach (2015), assistant wide receivers coach (2016-2017) and wide receivers coach (2018).

Prior to the NFL, Johnson spent three seasons at Boston College as a graduate assistant (2009-2010) and tight ends coach (2011).

Related Content

2023 Season Tickets On Sale Now!

2023 Season Tickets On Sale Now!

Our opponents are set! Secure the best seats & best benefits for next season, and be there live for exciting matchups against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and more of the NFL's best opponents. Request more info or view our 3D Seat Viewer below!

Advertising