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Sport Who are the best candidates to replace Bob Quinn as the next general manager of the Detroit Lions?

01:30  29 november  2020
01:30  29 november  2020 Source:   touchdownwire.usatoday.com

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Bob Quinn (born 1976) is an American football executive. He served as the general manager of the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL) from 2016 until 2020.

The Detroit Lions have found their new general manager . Detroit will hire Patriots director of pro scouting Bob Quinn to fill the role and has an agreement in principle The Lions fired Martin Mayhew as their general manager in November after a 1-7 start. along with team president Tom Lewand.

With news Saturday that the Detroit Lions have fired both head coach Matt Patricia and general manager Bob Quinn, there are two big vacancies now available in the Motor City.

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Ownership might look to replace Quinn first, and then move onto the coaching search. Quinn was hired by the Lions back in 2016 after spending his entire professional career with the New England Patriots. He began in New England as a player personnel assistant, working his way through the scouting ranks to ultimately become their Director of Pro Scouting. What made Quinn an attractive hire was the fact that New England’s pro scouting department is usually one of the best in the league, given how they find players on the secondary free agency market and insert them into suitable roles with the guidance of Bill Belichick.

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New Lions general manager Bob Quinn simply has to build a winner for a franchise that hasn't been able to With the Detroit Lions having figured out the front office and coaching staff, the franchise can now They do have a need at defensive tackle without any obvious options to replace him, unlike

Despite obvious interest league wide Bob Quinn was able to extend Killebrew this off-season. This type of bold move is what separates Brainy Bob Quinn from many general managers in this league Not a bad pick at all, and likely would have been the second best pass rusher on the 2019 Detroit

One of Quinn’s biggest decisions in Detroit, however, was hiring his friend Patricia as head coach. We can see how that panned out…

So given the news, who are the best candidates to replace Quinn as general manager?

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Lions announce they've interviewed three internal candidates for GM job .
Three current Lions front-office staffers interviewed for the job, including two who have been with the team for more than 15 years. © Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports Lance Newmark, Kyle O’Brien and Rob Lohman have completed their interviews for the Lions' open GM position. Player personnel director Lance Newmark, player personnel VP Kyle O’Brien and pro scouting director Rob Lohman completed their interviews, the Lions announced Friday.

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