Lions hire Patriots exec Bob Quinn as general manager

The Detroit Lions have hired New England Patriots director of pro scouting Bob Quinn as their new general manager. Quinn has worked for the Patriots since 2000. He started out as a pro personnel assistant. He was named director of pro scouting in 2012. Quinn won four Super Bowls with the Patriots. He replaces Martin Mayhew. The Lions fired him after a 1-7 start along with team president Tom Lewand.
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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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