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Lions Cut the Cord, Fire Coach Matt Patricia and GM Bob Quinn

The Lions have seen enough, announcing on Saturday that they have fired head coach Matt Patrica as well as general manager Bob Quinn. The Detroit Lions announced today that Bob Quinn and Matt Patricia have been relieved of their duties. — Detroit Lions (@Lions) November 28, 2020 The club had little success under Patricia, […]

Lions GM Quinn Says Team Is Not Looking to Trade QB Matthew Stafford

Lions general manager Bob Quinn refuted a late-night report that the team is in talks to trade quarterback Matthew Stafford. “100% False!!” Quinn wrote in a text message to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. WDIV-TV, citing sources close to both Stafford and the team, reported late Wednesday night that the Lions are in […]

Lions Give Extension to GM Bob Quinn

The Lions announced Friday they’ve extended general manager Bob Quinn’s deal, Kyle Meinke of Mlive reports. They did not announce the terms, but did say it will put the general manager under contract for the same number of years as Matt Patricia. Team president Rod Wood declined to specify the length of Patricia’s deal. He […]

Lions GM Bob Quinn Rips the NFL Coaches Hiring Rules: “It’s Just Ridiculous”

Lions general manager Bob Quinn is not a big fan of the NFL’s hiring rules, going so far as to telling that it’s a “stupid league rule, it’s just ridiculous.” The GM had to sit through and wait for the Patriots Super Bowl run to come to an end on Sunday night before the […]

Lions Dump Running Back Joique Bell

Lions general manager Bob Quinn made his first significant roster cut this offseason, releasing running back Joique Bell on on Tuesday, Justin Rogers of Mlive reports. Bell, a Benton Harbor native who played his college ball at Wayne State, found his way to the Lions’ roster at the end of the 2011 season when he […]

New Lions GM Bob Quinn Doesn’t Have a Good Feel Yet About Jim Caldwell

New Lions general manager Bob Quinn met with reporters for the first time since Detroit hired him as GM, and said he’s in no rush to determine who his coach is, Kyle Meinke of Mlive reports. “I need to get to know Jim Caldwell,” Quinn said after his introductory press conference in Allen Park on […]