Lions hire Robert Prince as receivers coach

The Detroit Lions hired Robert Prince as wide receivers coach.

Prince has coached receivers at Boise State and also been offensive coordinator.

He coached in the NFL with the Atlanta Falcons, Jacksonville Jaguars and Seattle Seahawks.

Former Lions safety Gerald Alexander praised Prince, who didn't coach troubled former Lions receiver Titus Young at Boise State, on Twitter.

“Intelligent," Alexander wroter. "Great energy and good teacher."

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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