Bill Lazor, center, talks to Nick Foles and Mike Vick during a game in October. (Steve Nesius / Associated Press)
Bill Lazor, reportedly a candidate to become the Lionsí new offensive coordinator, has been named to that position with the Dolphins, according to ESPNís Chris Mortensen.
Dolphins hire Eagles QB coach Bill Lazor as new OC, per sources.— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) January 15, 2014
He had been head coach Chip Kellyís quarterbacks coach with the Eagles.
Lazor, 41, a quarterback at Cornell in the 1990s, has been an assistant with the Bills, Falcons, Redskins, Seahawks and Eagles, and also offensive coordinator at Virginia.
The Lionsí offensive coordinator under the fired Jim Schwartz was Scott Linehan.