Antwaan Randle El made his initial foray into NFL coaching with the Buccaneers, and the former wide receiver will collect a Super Bowl ring for his role on Bruce Arians‘ staff. He will also land another opportunity.
The former Steelers and Washington wideout will join Dan Campbell‘s staff as Lions receivers coach, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com tweets. Randle El, 41, spent two seasons as a Bucs offensive assistant after previously coaching high school basketball in Virginia.
Randle El will join a Lions staff that houses longtime NFLers Campbell, OC Anthony Lynn, DC Aaron Glenn, QBs coach Mark Brunell and running backs coach Duce Staley. This will be Randle El’s first NFL position coaching gig.
A standout quarterback at Indiana, Randle El spent his first four NFL seasons with the Steelers. His signature NFL moment took place in Detroit. Randle El threw a pinpoint 43-yard touchdown pass to Hines Ward in the Steelers’ victory over the Seahawks in Super Bowl XL. After four seasons in Washington, Randle El returned to Pittsburgh and closed out his career on a Steelers team that journeyed to Super Bowl XLV.