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Report: Lions fire defensive backs coach Aubrey Pleasant

Lions defensive backs coach and pass game coordinator Aubrey Pleasant watches practice during the first day of training camp July 27, 2022 in Allen Park.
Credit: Junfu Han / USA TODAY NETWORK

Detroit Lions defensive backs coach Aubrey Pleasant was fired on Monday, according to the Detroit Free Press.

The Lions are 1-6 and allowed 31 points to the Miami Dolphins in a four-point loss on Sunday.

Detroit has given up 28 touchdowns with 12 touchdown passes allowed. Opponents average 12.1 yards per reception through seven games and the Lions are 32nd in total defense.

Detroit has seen 230 pass attempts this season by opposing quarterbacks. The Lions allowed a completion percentage of 69.3 and passer rating of 108.5, with just two interceptions.

–Field Level Media