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Inside the Game presented by Classic Auto Wash: Saints-Lions connections

Saints LB Dannell Ellerbe and Lions QB Matthew Stafford were teammates at Georgia




Detroit WR Lance Moore played for the Saints from 2005-13 and posted 346 receptions for 4,281 yards (12.4 avg.) with 38 touchdowns to rank fourth in club record books in receiving...LB Dannell Ellerbe and Detroit QB Matthew Stafford were teammates at Georgia...Lions S Isa Abdul-Quddus played for the Saints from 2011-13...Detroit RB Joique Bell had a stint on both the active roster and practice squad of the Saints from 2010-11...Saints Tight Ends Coach Dan Roushar enjoyed a six-year stint at Michigan State from 2007-12, where he served as offensive coordinator/tight ends coach his final two seasons...Saints Assistant Special Teams Coach Stan Kwan served on the lions staff from 1997-200 and then from 2004-09, serving as special teams coordinator his final two seasons...Saints Offensive Line Coach Bret Ingalls served on the Eastern Michigan University staff in 1994...Saints Wide Receivers Coach John Morton played at Grand Rapids Community College and then played at Western Michigan from 1992-92...Saints WR Willie Snead prepped at Muskegon Heights (Mich.) HS...Lions Assistant Head Coach/Tight Ends Ron Prince tutored Saints WR Brandon Coleman in 2013 at Rutgers where he served as offensive coordinator. Coleman, Lions RB Michael Burton and TE Tim Wright were teammates with the Scarlet Knights...New Orleans CB Brandon Browner and Detroit WR Golden Tate were teammates in Seattle from 2011-13. Browner and Wright were teammates in New England in 2014...Saints Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers Joe Vitt and Detroit Senior Coaching AdvisorGunther Cunningham served on the same defensive coaching staff in Kansas City...Detroit Special Teams Coordinator Joe Marciano coached special teams in New Orleans from 1986-95...New Orleans Strength and Conditioning Coach Dan Dalrymple and Lions Interim General Manager Sheldon White were teammates at Miami (Ohio)...LB James Anderson and Lions DE Darryl Tapp were teammates at Virginia Tech….Offensive Assistant Kyle DeVan was tutored by Detroit Head Coach Jim Caldwell when he served in the same position in Indianapolis...Lions DT Khyri Thornton played at Southern Mississippi...Detroit DT C.J. Wilson was tutored by Saints Defensive Coordinator Dennis Allen when he was head coach in Oakland in 2014.

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