Bengals, Lions staffs to coach Senior Bowl

The Cincinnati Bengals and Detroit Lions will coach the 2020 Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala., later this month, executive director Jim Nagy announced Thursday.The Bengals hold the top overall pick in April’s draft, while the Lions pick third. The Senior Bowl typically chooses two teams picking high in the draft whose coaching staffs remain intact. The Washington Redskins, picking second, are transitioning to a new staff under Ron Rivera.The 71st Senior Bowl will be played Jan. 25, following a week of practices attended by scouts and coaches from across the league. Players will also be officially measured and have meetings with teams during the week.The Bengals, who drafted six players who participated in the 2019 Senior Bowl, last coached the game in 2011, while the Lions coached in it in 2013.Many of this year’s participants have already been revealed, including four quarterbacks: Michigan’s Shea Patterson, Colorado’s Steven Montez, Washington State’s Anthony Gordon and Utah State’s Jordan Love.

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