Sport Report: Lions to pursue Seahawks GM John Schneider

22:35  03 january  2021
22:35  03 january  2021 Source:   profootballrumors.com

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The Detroit Lions are expected to pursue Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider to fill the same position in their organization. Former Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff, Vikings VP of Player Personnel and assistant general manager George Paton, Colts assistant general

Sources say the Lions plan to pursue Seahawks GM John Schneider for their vacant GM opening, a hire that would send shockwaves around the NFL. Another team is also likely going to make a run at Schneider . While Carroll recently agreed to a contract extension through 2025, Schneider has just

The Lions are leaving no stone unturned in their search for a new general manager. In addition to three in-house candidates and myriad external options, including a few high-profile targets, the club is expected to make a run at Seahawks GM John Schneider, as Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports.

John Schneider wearing a suit and tie smiling at the camera: Could John Schneider end up in with the Lions? © Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Could John Schneider end up in with the Lions?

Schneider has long been considered one of the best executives in the game, and he and Pete Carroll have forged a remarkably productive GM-HC tandem since they came to Seattle in 2010. Under their leadership, the ‘Hawks have compiled a 111-63-1 record, five division titles, two NFC championships, and a Super Bowl.

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Which players could the Seahawks attempt to acquire this month? While it’s unlikely they’ll reel in a big fish like Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey, these nine veterans would be worthwhile additions for Schneider to pursue at the right price. LONGSHOT DIVISION.

But Carroll, not Schneider, has final authority over all personnel decisions. That means that a club like the Lions could interview Schneider if it offers him full control. But as Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk observes, it might not be quite that simple, and Detroit might need to send compensation to Seattle if it wants to hire Schneider away. Plus, while Carroll signed a long-term extension several months ago, Schneider is under contract only through 2021. Rapoport says that, in addition to Detroit, Schneider is expected to get a call from at least one other team,

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports says the Lions would also be interested in Steelers GM Kevin Colbert. Colbert has gone year-to-year with Pittsburgh for a while, but that’s because he wants to leave open the possibility of retirement. He plans to be back with Pittsburgh in 2021, so it looks like another one-year pact is on the horizon.

Lions plan to pursue Seahawks' John Schneider for their GM vacancy?

  Lions plan to pursue Seahawks' John Schneider for their GM vacancy? The Detroit Lions are one of several teams looking for a new general manager this offseason, and they reportedly have their eye on a very big name. © Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Could John Schneider end up in Detroit? The Lions are planning to pursue Seattle Seahawks GM John Schneider for their GM vacancy, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. Schneider is one of the most respected executives in the NFL. He and Pete Carroll have built teams that got the Seahawks to two NFC Championship Games and a Super Bowl win and have an overall record of 111-63-1 together.

Seahawks GM John Schneider has 25 screens in his home draft room and did a number on his house to get them set up. Teams are trying their best to avoid any technological hiccups, sending IT specialists out to the homes of coaches and general managers to make sure everything is hooked up

Seahawks GM John Schneider and coach Pete Carroll celebrate after winning Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. [+] 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, N.J. This is a key I am in my 12th season covering the Green Bay Packers and NFL Draft for Packer Report , which was created by Pro Football Hall of Famer Ray

Vikings assistant GM George Paton, who has been a fixture on the GM rumor mill in recent years, is also on the Lions’ radar, per Rapoport, and there is a new and interesting connection between Minnesota and Detroit. Paton’s boss, Rick Spielman, is the brother of new Detroit exec Chris Spielman, who is expected to have an integral role in the Lions’ search process.

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