Scott Linehan says sideline strife with Shawn Jefferson is behind them

Bruce Kluckhohn-US PRESSWIRE

Lions assistants Scott Linehan and Shawn Jefferson had a sideline argument, but now say all is well.

Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Scott Linehan and wide receivers coach Shawn Jefferson got into a heated verbal spat on the sidelines of Detroit's 24-20 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Nov. 18, but both coaches say the issue is all patched up, according to MLive's Justin Rogers.

"We were a little bit frustrated with how some of our sideline mechanics had gone, it spewed over, and it's behind us," Linehan told Rogers. "It was not a matter between either him or I. He was definitely upset about something and I was listening to him and it was over as soon as that was over."

Reports indicated that the confrontation may have revolved around wide receiver Titus Young, who the team deactivated and sent home from practice the following day for conduct detrimental to the team. Linehan did not comment on whether Young was at the center of his argument with Jefferson. Jefferson has yet to comment publicly on the incident.

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