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Report: Bills to add Crossman for spec. teams

Posted by Chris Brown on January 14, 2013 – 11:41 am

The Detroit News is reporting that the Bills have their special teams coach.

According to the report Detroit Lions special teams coach Danny Crossman has asked out of the final year of his contract with Detroit to serve as special teams coordinator for the Bills.

Bills head coach Doug Marrone and Crossman were teammates with the London Monarchs in the World Football League. They also coached together at the Coast Guard Academy in 1993.
Crossman has 10 years NFL coaching experience, the last three of which came with the Lions. From 2003-2009 Crossman worked with the Carolina Panthers special teams units.

He also has 10 years of college coaching experience following a brief pro career as a defensive back. He played defensive back at Pitt in college.

The El Paso native turns 46 on Thursday.

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