Lions hire Hank Fraley as assistant O-Line coach

The Detroit News

Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia announced more additions to his staff, hiring Hank Fraley as assistant offensive line coach and while confirming the return of Evan Rothstein as assistant head coach for research and analysis.

Fraley most recently served as the offensive line coach at UCLA. Fraley was also assistant offensive line coach with the Minnesota Vikings for three seasons from 2014-16.

He also has coaching experience at San Jose State and the University of San Diego.

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Fraley played 11 seasons in the NFL with the Philadelphia Eagles, Cleveland Browns and St. Louis Rams. He has a degree in organizational leadership from Robert Morris University (Pa.).

Rothstein will be back for his seventh season with the Lions. He joined the coaching staff in 2012 as a quality control and special teams assistant.

Before arriving in Detroit, Rothstein was the offensive quality control coach at Syracuse from 2010-11. He began his coaching career as student assistant offensive line coach, quality control director of video operations at State University of New York Cortland in 2006.