The Portsmouth Spartans were created in Portsmouth, Ohio, and entered the NFL on July 12, 1930. The squad was relocated to Detroit in 1934 due to financial difficulties. In honor of the city’s Major League Baseball (MLB) team, the Tigers, the team has been renamed the Lions.
Daniel Allen Campbell born on April 13, 1976, is an American professional football coach and former tight end who currently serves as the head coach of the National Football League’s Detroit Lions (NFL).
From 2016 to 2020, he was the New Orleans Saints assistant head coach and tight ends coach, and from 2010 to 2015, he was the Miami Dolphins’ assistant coach, most recently as the interim head coach and tight ends coach.
Dan Campbell’s Take Home Pay
Dan Campbell’s yearly income is unknown. The coach has earned $8,901,000 in salary and $4,120,000 in signing bonuses over his 11 seasons in the NFL.
Matt Campbell, according to CBS Sports, turned down an eight-year, $68.5 million contract with the Lions during the winter before Dan Campbell was hired as coach.
The contract details so far State that coach Dan Campbell has agreed to a six-year contract deal. As first reported by NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport and later verified by many additional sources, he will become the franchise’s next coach. Campbell returns to Detroit after a three-year stint as a player in the city from 2006 to 2008.