Detroit Sports Center Detroit Sports Center Home News > Lions News 1/23 Lions News 1/23 Posted on 1/23/2014 7:51:00 AM Duane Burleson/Getty Images Former Vikings defensive coordinator Alan Williams will reportedly be hired as the Lions' secondary coach. Williams, who was fired by Minnesota this offseason, has worked in the past on staffs with new Lions head coach Jim Caldwell. The pieces are falling in place on Caldwell's coaching staff. Joe Lombardi is the new offensive coordinator. Former Michigan assistant Teryl Austin has been named defensive coordinator. Ron Prince is the assistant head coach.